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Re: Ben Murray

Posted by Colonel R.M. Arnold on Sat, Jul 15 2017 at 06:52 AM CDT:

In Reply to: Ben Murray posted by Bob B on Sat, Jul 15 2017 at 04:07 AM CDT:

: The re-dedication of the grave of Gen Murray went very well with about 60 to 70 people attending, from different organisations in Hastings and further afield, namely Eastbourne branch (thank you)and 2 serving servicemen from the Canadian army and navy.
: Including the Queen's Colour there were 11 standards on parade, 3 of which were Royal Sussex, Hastings Eastbourne and The 4/5 Cinque Ports Battalion Royal Sussex.
: As I said in earlier posts Gen Murray was Gen Wolfe's 2ic at the Battle of Quebec.
: Thanks go to all Royal Sussex personnel who attended to help make the day the success it was.
: Bob

Well done Bob, an excellent performance, which you have done so much to re-dedicate and get other Branches involved - you see we can still make a name for ourselves in the sleepy right-hand corner of Sussex-by-the-Sea. I assumed Ben was General Murray's nickname to his old Hastings friends?
I'm sorry I wasn't able to be there and my apologies for that.

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