RSA Peterborough Branch
We meet around 4 times per year.
The branch currently enjoys a healthy membership of around 30 life members and their partners. The age group is fairly wide ranging and covers a number of generations. This said, there is plenty of room for many more so please feel free to come along and meet the family.
Forecast of events 2017 – Peterborough Branch RSA
|13 August||VJ Day Service at St Mary’s Church, Boongate at 10.30|
|2 Sept||*National RSA Meeting at the National Memorial Arboretum|
|28 Oct – 11 Nov||Branch Poppy Selling at Aldi Stanground|
|18 Nov||Jimmy the Donkey Parade. Central Park Café 1.30pm|
|24 November||Early Christmas lunch with cabaret|
*The Secretary needs to know numbers for the Christmas Dinner 2017. Please contact Geoff as soon as you receive the invitation.
A Sad Day
The funeral took place in Peterborough on 5th October 2016 of one of the Branch Associations longest serving members. Major Bob Rowland died in September but he will be very fondly remembered by all present and past members of the branch. Forty three years ago, Ron had been one of the founder members of the Peterborough Association and was a regular member until recently when illness prevented him from attending meetings and social gatherings. The funeral was marked by the Association Standard carried by our Standard Bearer Michael Court while the guard of Honour was provided by the current President John Hill, the past President Bill White and Wally Moss. A further past President Ken Smith also attended the ceremony. Reference was made throughout the eulogy and indeed shown on the Order of Service of Bob’s great love for the Corps. God rest Bob. We will remember you
The funeral took place in Boston Lincolnshire of Arthur Horn. Arthur was possibly the last Signalman to leave the beaches of Dunkirk during the evacuation. He died aged 98. The Peterborough Branch standard was carried at the funeral by the branch Standard Bearer Michael Court
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Peterborough Branch Committee
|Committee Member||David Stapleton|
|Committee Member||Wally Moss|
|Committee Member||Ian Darby|
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