ASSOCIATION ABERDEEN BRANCH RCT
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
MINUTES OF MEETING HELD ON THURSDAY
8th FEBRUARY 2018 @ 7.45PM
MEMBERS PRESENT 22
112. Apologies Mr I Leslie
113. Welcome The chairman thanked for a good attendance also Mr McHale the
Scottish Regional Vice-Chairman. The secretary announced the
Passing of Major John Innes ex 154 Regt also National Treasurer
For the RASC/RCT Association (UK). The Chairman asked to stand
For a silent tribute. A Sympathy card was sent to his widow.
114. Minutes Minutes of the last meeting held on 10th February 2017 are a
Proposed by Mr J Gall
Seconded by Mr D Fraser
115. Matters Arising Nil
116. Chairman’s Report A vote of thanks for all those who attended the following.
Armed Forces/Veterans Parade in June 17, The Regional Function held at Perth in May, Remembrance Services at Kaimhill and Cowdry Hall Aberdeen Council Civic Parade. Some members were
Unable to march but joined up at the 22 Social Club. Look forward to another successful year which will include the 50thevent on the 8th September.
117. Secretary’s Report Scottish Regional Function at Perth 12 May at the Salutation
Hotel for 7pm those wishing to attend names in by the 1 April Tickets are £26 per head also menu choice selected prior.
Armed Forces/Veterans Parade 30th June 2018 as per previous
Years. Aberdeen UOTC will host us at Gordon Barracks Village
Including displays and Beat Retreat by the Massed Bands.
Remembrance Services dates Friday 9th November at
Kaimhill Crematorium, Aberdeen Council Civic Parade
Cowdry Hall Sunday 11th November. Scottish Membership total
Stands at 5,120 Corp Weekend on the 28th July, Move from Deepcut
To Worthdown in the spring 2020, Benevolence in 2017 99 cases
Costing £81,000 + £40,000 nursing home fees, RASC/RCT
Association funds now incorporated with RLC Association Trust
Fund, Scottish Region has become members of the Veterans
Scotland for a yearly fee £70 Mr B McHale gave a general outline,
The Aberdeen Council intend to hold a Anniversary to the RAF in
Reaching 100 years, The Perth Branch are organising a bus trip on
25th June till 2 July Staying a Leeds for 4 nights followed by 3 nights
Blackpool cost £365 per head contact Ally Stirton at Perth Branch.
Recommendations by the committee the following guests be invited
Lt Col Knowles RCT, Lt Col Evans Commanding Officer AUOTC
Lord Provost of Aberdeen, Mr Duncan Forbes Scottish Region Association Chairman, and Cost set at £40 per head, Arrival Drinks
(Preseco). Photo shoot, Meal with Port to toast Queen,
Association, Absent friends, Speeches also presentation.
118. Treasurers’ Report The Treasurer gave a report for the year 2017 and intimated
to the Branch the balance as at last statement £1,489.90.
Proposed by Mr J Young
Seconded by Mr Main
119. Election of Officials Post of President Proposed by Mr S Milne
Seconded by Mr J Gall
That Mr A Main be nominated.
Post of Chairman Proposed by Mr D Fraser
Seconded by Mr G Fenton
That Mr J Cunningham be nominated.
Post of Secretary Proposed by Mr J Cunningham
Seconded by Mr B Neave
That Mr J Clark be nominated.
Post of Treasurer Proposed by Mr J Young
Seconded by Mr A Quin
That Mr J Gordon be nominated.
Mr D Fraser volunteered to assist the treasurer.
120. AOCB Proposed by Mr D Fraser
Seconded by Mr G Fenton
That the cost of a ticket £40per head.
Proposed by Mr D Fraser
Seconded by Mr C Taylor
That Mr J Young will produce the Menu for the 50th event.
A vote of thanks by the Treasurer for Mike Plowan auditing the
Account but suggested the account was in good order possibly
He may have a volunteer to assist with the position? Mr D Fraser
Stepped into the breach.
121. Montage Award 2017 year winner is Mr Tommy Booth presented by the outgoing President Mr D Fraser.
122. NEXT MEETING Thursday 13th April 2017 at 7.45pm Twenty Two Social Club.
123. Meeting closed at 2045. Supper was served
Mr Jim Clark Secretary Original copy signed James Clark
Mr John Cunningham Chairman Original copy signed John Cunningham
RASC/RCT ASSOCIATION ABERDEEN BRANCH RCT
MINUTES OF MEETING HELD ON THURSDAY 9TH AUGUST 2018 @ 7.45PM
MEMBERS PRESENT 18
Mr Stuart Milne, Mr Mike Plowman, Mr Ian Robb, Mr Bryan Neave
The Chairman asked for a minutes silence in Remembrance of past members. He also thanked them for their attendance.
Minutes of the last meeting held on 14th June 2018 are a True record.
Proposed by Mr Dave Cowie
Seconded by Mr Sandy Quin
136.Matters Arising Nil
A vote of thanks for all those who attended the Armed Forces Veterans Parade a special thanks to Mr Ian Leslie for those unable To march were driven by the Veteran Vehicles.
The following members will attend the London Cenotaph Parade Mr Sandy Main, Mr Ian Robb and Mr John Gall. Tickets and Allowances will be reimbursed by Head Quarters.
The Chairman And secretary went through the format of the 50th Dinner Night.
43 members along with guests will attend. The Lord Provost of the City of Aberdeen Barney Crocket, Lt Col Jonathan Knowles RASC/RCT Association secretary Headquarters, Mr Duncan Forbes ChairmanScottish Regional RSC/RCT Association, Major T Teague QM RLC Aberdeen Universities’Officers Training Corps
The Treasurer intimated to the Branch that the balance is healthy.
Proposed by Mr Sandy Main,
Seconded by Mr Kenny Napier
That a ticket costing £15 per head to hold a Ladies Night in the
RUA Social Club on Friday 30th November.
Mr John Young Vice-chairman intimated that he has to stand down due to ill health, the post will remain vacant until we have a replacement.
The Mini-Bus trip to be discussed at thenext meeting. A vote of thanks to Mr W Barney on receiving his Imperial Medal for long service as a civil servant.
11th October 7.45pm Twenty Two Club.
142.Meeting closed at 2030.
Mr Jim ClarkSecretaryOriginal copy signed James Clark
Mr John CunninghamChairmanOriginal copy signed John Cunningham