From Nov 6th meeting

Appropriate speakers in this week of Armistice Centenary commemorations.


OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERASarah Reay, author of “The Half Shilling Curate”, about her grandfather who was a chaplain in WW1. He was injured and survived his hospital ship being sunk by a mine, managing to save the lives of other wounded serviceman.

Beverley Palin,  organist from Amble, who has restored and plays a WW1 trench organ, dressed in WW1 uniform.

It was an interesting and poignant meeting. The Memorial Hall was decorated with poppies, as was the supper table with a poppy cake, courtesy of  Member June Carruthers.

A more detailed report is  on the site pages :-  click on

A Memorable Meeting…. Nov 6th


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