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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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Shipmate Graham John Holt, 30 April 1928 – 26 May 2017

On Friday 26th May 2017, shipmates from Huntingdon & District Branch received the sad news that our Life Vice President, shipmate Graham Holt, had ‘Crossed the Bar’ early that morning. Graham joined the Royal Navy in 1947 as an Instruction Officer. Between 1947 and 1951 he was stationed with the Home and Mediterranean Fleets onboard …

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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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Shipmate Isobel Johnson, Crossed the Bar, 9 December 2014

It is with deep regret that the shipmates from Huntingdon & District Branch of the Royal Naval Association announce that shipmate Isabella Robertson Johnson, nee Lockhart, Crossed the Bar on Tuesday 9th December 2014, aged 97. Isobel, as she was known by her shipmates, served in the NAAFI between 1939 and 1943 before joining the …

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Shipmate Spike Milligan, 1927-2014

The Royal Naval Association brings together former, and serving, personnel of the Royal Naval services including their families and friends in unity and comradeship. RNA ‘shipmates’ bond together as a family, and so, it was with deep sorrow that members of Huntingdon & District Branch were told that their Vice Chairman, shipmate Spike (Gordon) Milligan …

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Huntingdon & District: Annual Trafalgar Night Dinner, 26th October 2013

On Saturday 26th October 2013, shipmates, family and friends from Huntingdon & District Branch held their annual Trafalgar Night Dinner at Huntingdon’s Masonic Lodge, the Priory. Also attending were four members of St Neots & District Branch, three serving members of the Royal Navy, and even a retired Air Commodore. The evening began, as usual, with …

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Huntingdon & District, Annual BBQ 2013

On Sunday 28th July 2013, shipmates from Huntingdon & District Branch met up for their annual BBQ hosted by S/Ms Karl Webb and Hilary Meers. On a warm summer’s day, the gazebo was erected to allow shade for those sun-dodgers, and chairs outside for us sun-worshipers! At the main gate, two RN Ensigns signaled where …

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Huntingdon & District Branch: Annual Dinner, 24 November 2012

On Saturday 24th November 2012, shipmates of Huntingdon & District Branch gathered at the Priory, the Masonic Lodge at Huntingdon, for their annual dinner. The main dining room was decorated with naval ensigns and bunting, a table draped with the RNA flag had the first prizes laid out (more were to arrive), and the bar …

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