Dedication of Branch Standard

Garats Hay Barracks

16 August 1997

The Branch Standard was formally received by the Chairmen and committee members in a brief Service of Dedication on the evening of 16th August at Garats Hay Barracks in Leicestershire, by kind permission of the Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel M K Hill (Branch President).

Guests included Lady Margaret Martin (who served in the WRNS at Bletchley Park) and the county chairmen of Leicestershire and Hampshire, with their wives.  The Standard Bearer was John Farrell and the officiating priest, the chaplain of the resident unit at Garats Hay, the Rev Canon Derek Buxton OCF.

Branch Standard Bedarers Crowd Dedication VIPs
Branch Standard Bearer Party l-r John Farrrell, Terry Whittles (Chairman), Bob White (Secretary Service Presentation of Standard Officials and guests