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Byline: With Peter Jones 024 7642 1580

OFFICIALS elected at the AGM of the Coventry branch of the Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Association were chairman - - Cliff Carr, vicechairman - - Harry Minten, secretary - - Peter Jones, standard bearer - - Phil Warner. Meetings will be held every two months at the Nursery Tavern, Lord Street, Coventry, at noon on the first Monday.

Membership is now very low and if you served in either regiment at any time, your attendance will be welcome. For details call me (Peter Jones) on 024 7642 1580.

TOMORROW, Coventry's Royal Naval Association branch will be holding a members meeting at the Royal Warwicks Club, Tower Street, Coventry, at 8pm. For more information on this strong branch call Mick Kieran, secretary, on 024 7672 2057.

MEMBERS of the Royal British Legion, No.4 branch, also meet tomorrow at the Standard Triumph Social Club, Tile Hill Lane, Coventry, at 7.30pm. For further details call Brian Ferris on 024 7667 6986.

THREE local ex-service branches will hold their monthly meetings on Wednesday. Members of the Airborne Association assemble at the TA Centre, Radford Road, Coventry, at 11am, while REME ex-service members also get together at the same venue at 2pm. For details of both branches, call Geoff Wells, secretary, on 024 7672 0661.

Then at 8pm, members of the RAF Association, Coventry branch, meet at Douglas Bader House HQ, Lythalls Lane, Coventry.

Ex-service personnel who are not members but wish to join can contact Bill Taylor on 024 7676 5704 for details.

THURSDAY brings the monthly meeting of ex-servicemen in our area who served in the Royal Marines. Parade at the Royal Warwicks Club, Tower Street, Coventry, at 7.30pm. This is another ex-service branch that welcomes new members.

MEMBERS of the Royal Artillery Association, Coventry branch, meet on Sunday, February 17, at the Royal Warwicks Club, Tower Street, Coventry, at 11am. Former 'Gunners' who wish to join the branch can contact Sid Watson on 024 7641 2466 for details.

OFFICIALS of the Royal Army Medical Corps are president - - George Salmon, chairman - - Henry Gregory, vice-chairman - - Brian Hobson, secretary and deputy standard bearer - - Brian Wilson, treasurer - - Tony Hubery, standard bearer - - Ken Richardson.

For details of meetings and venue contact Brian Wilson on 024 7627 3646.
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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Coventry Evening Telegraph (England)
Geographic Code:4EUUK
Date:Feb 11, 2013
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