Royal Army Service Corps & Royal Corps of Transport Association

Scottish Region

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Minutes of Aberdeen Branch

 RASC ASSOCIATION ABERDEEN BRANCH RCT

 

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

 

MINUTES OF MEETING HELD ON THURSDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 2017@ 7.45PM

 

 

MEMBERS PRESENT 24

 

062. Apologies Mr J Gall, Mr W Booth, Mr B Neave

 

 

 

 

063. Welcome

The chairman thanked members for a good attendance also Mr Donald from Inverness and Mr McHale the Scottish Regional Vice-chairman.

 

064. Minutes

Minutes of the last meeting held on 11th February 2016 are a True record.

 

Proposed by Mr G Fenton

Seconded by Mr A Main

 

CARRIED

 

065. Matters Arising Points to be discussed at AOCB. Fees, Annual Conference

Members & partners who wish to attend Regional Function Perth also B&B costs?

 

066. Chairman’s Report

A vote of thanks for all those who attended the following.

Armed Forces/Veterans Parade in June 16. Due to work

 

Commitments I was unable to attend. (Highland Show)

 

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.

 

067. Secretary’s Report Scottish Regional Function at Perth 20 May at the Salutation

 

Hotel for 7pm those wishing to attend names in by the 30 March.

 

Armed Forces/Veterans Parade 24th June 2017 as per previous

 

Years Aberden UOTC will host us at Gordon Barracks Village

 

Including displays and Beat Retreat by the Massed Bands.

 

Remembrance Services dates Friday 10th November at

 

Kaimhill Crematorium, Aberdeen Council Civic Parade

 

Cowdry Hall Sunday 12th November.

 

Wales & Western Region are holding a Reunion at the

 

Doric Hotel in Blackpool on 17/19th November those who

 

Wish to attend costs are £105 per person Dinner B&B.

 

Commemoration dates 100th Battle of Arras 9th April in

 

France also Edinburgh Castle those wishing to attend the

 

Edinburgh Service is by invitation only names ASAP.

 

44 Scottish Battalions were involved in 1917 along side

 

Canadians and others.

 

068. Treasurers’ Report The Treasurer gave a report for the year 2016 and intimated

 

to the Branch the balance as at last statement £1,592.84.

 

Proposed by Mr J Young

 

Seconded by Mr Quin

 

CARRIED

 

069. Election of Officials The President asked the current official’s for a Status Quo

 

For the year 2017. They all agreed to stand.

 

070. AOCB a.The memorial outside St Marks Church in Union Terrace are

 

Looking for a new site in Aberdeen/Shire area.

 

b. It was suggested by the Chairman should we raise the fees

 

to £15 per year this was defeated.

 

c. Annual Conference at Deepcut Delegate only to attend from

 

the Branch as in previous years.

 

d. Scottish Regional Function tickets are £20 per member

 

and wife £25 for guests cut off date 30th March. B&B costs

 

grant may be in the region of £30 per member.

 

e. Vote of Thanks by Mr Ian Paterson for the Branch Officials

 

for the excellent work during 2106.

 

f. Games Night Thursday 9th March.

 

g. Altens Military Museum visit date to be confirmed later.

 

h. A Day Trip to be considered with a grant from Deepcut.

 

I. The Montage Award was presented to Mr Roy Ingram by the

 

President Mr Doug Fraser.

 

071. NEXT MEETING Thursday 13th April 2017 at 7.45pm Twenty Two Social Club.

 

072. Meeting closed at 2030. Supper was served

 

Mr Jim Clark Secretary Original copy signed James Clark

 

Mr John Cunningham Chairman Original copy signed John Cunningham