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Armistice Day, Huntingdon 11/11/2017

On the 11th of November 2017, shipmates from Huntingdon & District Branch attended a short service of Remembrance for Armistice Day (the main parade taking place on Sunday 12th November). Shipmate Bill Small paraded the Branch Standard with S/Ms Karl Webb and Graham Murray also represented the Branch. Prayers were said by S/M, the Reverand …

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Huntingdon & District Branch: Trafalgar Night Dinner, 2017

On Saturday 21st October 2017, the 212th anniversary of the Royal Navy’s greatest battles in history, Huntingdon & District Branch celebrated their annual Trafalgar Night Dinner at the Black Bull in Godmanchester. Guests of honour were the Mayor and Mayoress of Huntingdon, Councillor Jay Dyne and Councillor Sonia Dyne, and two Founder members of the …

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Huntingdon RNA: Passchendaele Centenary, 31 July 2017

On Monday 31st July 2017, members of Huntingdon & District RNA, and St Neots RNA attended a flag-raising ceremony and wreath laying service to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele. The day began with Standard Bearers from the Royal British Legion mustering outside of the Town Hall. Shipmates Karl Webb, President of Huntingdon …

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Huntingdon RNA and Merchant Navy Associations: Sea Sunday Service, 2017

On Sunday 9th July 2017, shipmates from Huntingdon & District RNA, and members of the Merchant Navy Association (MNA) joined with the congregation from St Mary’s and All Saints’ Churches for a combined Sea Sunday and St Benedict’s Day Service. As the date coincided with St Mary’s and All Saints’ St Benedict’s Day Service, the …

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The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration

On Thursday 21st April 2016, a number of civic events took place in order to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th Birthday. In Huntingdon, the Chairman of Huntingdonshire District Council, and the Mayor of Huntingdon, hosted a flag raising ceremony outside of Castle Hill House. Shipmates Bill Small (Parading the Branch Standard), Graham Murray, and …

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Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth, 2016

On Monday 14th March 2016, Huntingdonshire District Council hosted the annual Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth event at the Council HQ. Shipmate Karl Webb joined the Mayor of Huntingdon as he made his way to the Coundil HQ. On arrival, guests were invited to gather round the flag pole while the Chair of Huntingdonshire …

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Huntingdon & District Branch: Standard Dedication

On Saturday 20th June 1981, Huntingdon & District Branch was Commissioned. Their new Standard was Dedicated in St Mary’s Church, Huntingdon. On Sunday 10th January 2016, 35 years later, a Laying-up ceremony and subsequent Dedication ceremony took place in the same church. On the day of the Branch’s original Standard Dedication, Standard Bearers from the …

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Huntingdon & District Branch: Remembrance Sunday, 2015

On Sunday 8th November 2015, shipmates from Huntingdon & District Branch took part in the annual Remembrance Day Parades, and an Evening Service, in Huntingdon, Sawtry, Godmanchester, Chatham and London. Shipmates Bill Small, Karl Webb, Pete Aston, Graham Murray, and Nino Crean took part in the Huntingdon Parade (with S/M Hilary Meers-Webb acting as duty …

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Huntingdon RNA attend the ‘Fly a Flag for Armed Forces Day’ Service

On Thursday 25th June 2015, the Chairman of Huntingdonshire District Council, Cllr Peter Bucknell, hosted a flag raising ceremony for Armed Forces Day. Uniformed personnel from RAF Wyton represented the Royal Navy, British Army, and Royal Air Force, whilst veterans were represented by members of the Royal Naval Association, Royal British Legion, and Royal Air …

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Huntingdon’s Beacon Lighting Event for the 70th Anniversary of VE Day

On Friday 8th May 2015, VIPs, guests and residents of Huntingdon and district joined the hundreds of towns and cities celebrating the 70th anniversary of VE Day by holding a beacon lighting event and service of remembrance. Amongst the invited community associations and cadet forces were seven members of the Huntingdon & District Branch of …

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