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Posted by John White on Sat, Jun 23 2018 at 10:14 AM CDT:

Chairman Maj.(R) M J Humme MBE


Secretary Chichester and District Branch Treasurer
John White Greg Fielder
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Minutes of the Monthly Meeting held at the Chichester City Club Weds 13th June `18

The meeting opened with a minutes silence for those no longer with us.
1 Apologies E Drew, M Bell, K White, R Smith, A Arnell

2 Members present T Cox, F Hill,P Cox, R Lintott,B Goddings, M Stenning M Bright, T Booker,
N Taggart, P Fogden, P Budge, R Ulrich,S Ulrich,B Morley, G Fielder,
M Humme, J White.

3 Welfare John Bailey is still unable to get about and Alan Arnell is also on the sick list.We send
them both our best wishes.

4 Minutes. All members present received a copy of the minutes of the previous meeting.There were
no matters arising. It was proposed by Roger Lintott and seconded by Peter Cox that
they be accepted as a true record. This was duly passed.

5 Chairmans Report Major Humme stated - “Thank you all for turning up this evening.Our next
main function is our Annual luncheon next Friday. I do hope to see many of you there.
For your information the unveiling of the Royal Sussex Memorial Garden is to take place
at Herstmonceux Castle on the 30th of June at 1500hrs. Brig Mike Constantine, late
Royal Sussex Regt, will do the honours.
Finally, my thanks to those of you who brought prizes for the raffle and to Trevor for
running it.

6. Secretaries Report - Correspondance OUT -
Invitation to Mayor and Mayoress to the Annual Luncheon
Signed Data forms to Major Hudson
Minutes to postal and email lists.
Forms to Fred Hill and Trevor Cox for Assn Tour (Oct)
Return to Barry Lane (Eastbourne) re Herstmonceaux service 30th June.
Correspondance IN
From HQ – Assn General Rules (Amended) by email
From HQ - Date of Lewes Dinner and AGM.
Email from Martyn Bell who attended the Chichester Priory Rotary dinner and received a
donation of £300 for Priez trip.
Detail of Armed Forces Day at Horsham on Sunday 1st July

Meeting with Town Clerk ref Remembrance Day this year which will iclude the unveiling
of the wooden statue and the Elstob VC Plaque in Litten Gardens.

A small party from the Branch will attend the Sussex Day celebrations at Wick (Littlehampton)
on Sat 16th June 1030-1400hrs.

The secretary invetigated the cost of having our Regimental Badge embroided on item of clothing.
The cost of setting up the machine would be £48 (One off) and to fix onto item £7-50.
After discussion this was held over until the next meeting.

7 Treasurers Report
cash @ Bank £8016 – 58
Chq to clear £ 75 - 00
£8091 – 58

Income @ meeting- Welfare- £14-15
Raffle £28-00
Total £42-15

8 Entertainment
Greg reported that there were 37 booked in for the Annual Luncheon. It is hoped
that the Priez badges will be available there.

Dave Tilley reported that the coach trip to the QRMG was successful and enjoyed by all.
9 Diary dates Monday 6th August `18 Veterans Lunch at City Club.
Saturday 8th Sept `18 AGM and Lewes dinner
Sunday 9th Sept Priez Memorial Trip.
Sunday 30th Sept Drumhead service in Priory Park.
Tues 30th Oct `18 Assn 2 day Battlefield tour.

10 AOB
It is possible that we could have 5 Branch Standards with us to Priez.
It was suggested that the Royal Sussex `Boot`could be presented to Priez Village.
Greg reported that a retaurant in France had agreed to open for us and provide a 3-course
dinner, with wine, for £25pp

There being no further business to discus the meeting closed at 2025hrs

Next meeting. - Wednesday 11th July at 1930 hrs in the City Club

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