The Royal Sussex Regimental Association
Chairman Treasurer Hon. Secretary
Peter Smith Joe Sneyd Bob Bumstead
MINUTES OF THE BRANCH MEETING HELD ON 10
AUGUST 2017 AT THE ELPHINSTONE
The chairman opened the meeting at 1933hrs by reciting the Exhortation and the Khohima Epitaph.
Apologies for absence were received from; Mike Hewton, Joe Sneyd, Robert Bumstead, John Potter,
Chris Smith and Steve Smith.
Minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved, proposed by Richard Buckman and seconded
by Mick Jones.
Balance at 30
Coach cost (Lewes) £ 255.00
Poppy wreath £ 25.00 (Gen. Murray)
Tombola prizes £ 117.00
50% of France trip £ 225.00
Balance at 31
July £ 661
Secretary read letters from the Womenís section of the RBL Hastings inviting the standards and members
to the laying up of their standard in All Saintís Church Hastings on 17
September at 1500hrs, and from
Morrisonís Hastings allowing us to collect at their store on 24
September and 19
November. Mick Jones,
Richard Buckman, Pete Smith and Bob Bumstead volunteered to man the stand.
Sick visitorís report.
Chairman stated that although Burtie Sanders had resigned from the branch he had telephoned to check
how Burtie was and his wife said that he was much better.
Any other business
It was suggested by the chairman that the annual subscription to the branch be raised from £5.00 P.A. to
£7.00 P.A. as there had been no increase for several years. Richard Buckman proposed the motion and Bill
Wicking seconded it and it was carried by a show of hands.
Bill Wicking thanked the branch for the life membership and said it was a complete surprise.
There being no further business the chairman closed the meeting at 2035hrs.
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