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Hadrian's Camp Memorial Stone - Carlisle

The Hadrian's Camp Memorial dedication service was held on Saturday 21st September 2013 at 1115 hours, at the site of the old camp gates. There was a tremendous attendance with over 150 Old Boys at the service.

The Rev'd Garry Kelly (67C) presided over the proceedings which went extremely well.

All members should pay a visit to the site of Hadrian's Camp to view this memorial.( It can be viewed on Google earth by entering CA3 0JL or CA6 4RH)

Photos are on the Memorials & Remembrance Page

Follow this link for the War Memorials held at the IWM -

https://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/67027


QRIH / QOH - LAD REME

The QRH Regimental Association have Old comrade Troops around the country for all those that have served with the Regt.  All REME that served with the QRH LAD REME. (QRIH or QOH) are welcome to join their local Troop.

If anyone has served with the QRIH /QOH LAD REME, please follow the link below to the QRH HHQ website where you can make contact and become a member and join your local Troop. 

Queens Royal Hussars HHQ


Allied Forces Foundation

There is a link on the Links page to the Allied Forces Foundation which is a charity that is doing great work with and for the wounded of the Allied Forces. Go to: http://www.alliedforcesfoundation.org   You will also find a link to Facebook.


Visit the Photo's pages

1500 photos including the 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2019 dinner nights are available on two DVD's.  Also available on a USB stick.          

Request these by using the Contact Form on the About Hadrian's Page


Reunion Dinner for Hadrian's Old Boys Association

The 2022 Reunion took place on the 10th Sept 2022 at the Jurys Inn Hinkley Island Hotel.


Hadrians Journals & POP Booklets

Hadrians Journals and POP Booklets are available in a page turning format. These have all 26 copies of the Journals that were produced and all of the POP Booklets If you would like copies, please send your name and address to: Ken Carver

Make your cheque payable to "Hadrian's Old Boys Association" and send to: Ken Carver. Alternatively you can use the Contact Form on the About Hadrian's Page

DVD's (2), are also available of all the old Hadrian's Photos (over 1500). All four are 10.00 + P&P 

All of the above, plus more is also available on a USB 2 stick

Request these by using the Contact Form on the About Hadrian's Page

These and other items can viewed at: https://www.hadriansoldboys.co.uk/Hob's_Gift/mobile/index.html


Forces Pension Society

This is a link for the Forces Pension Society, which has advice for all aspects of the Armed Forces Pension schemes. 

http://www.forcespensionsociety.org


Memoriam Forum

If you wish to place an entry on this forum for an ex-Hadrian's apprentice, then please do so by choosing the Message forum link


Orlando Florida Holiday Lets & Property  Sale

Alan Martin runs these two sites and can help you buy a home in Orlando and in some cases, may be able to assist with immigration to Florida

Do you or anyone you know want to buy or sell real estate in Florida? If so contact Alan Martin (ex 64C) at:

http://www.FrontlineFloridaRealty.com


Gift Shop Page

Visit the Gift Shop Page to view items for sale


 

 

2024 AANMT & AANA AGM & DINNER

The details for the 2024 AANMT and AANA AGM's and Dinner can be found here:        

The Annual Reunion Weekend of the Army Apprentices National Memorial Trust / Army Apprentice National Association will take place on Saturday 11'" and Sunday 12" May 2024.

All ex-apprentices are very welcome to attend all or part of this weekend which is being held at the National Memorial Arbretum, Alrewas , Staffordshire . DE13 7AR

The weekend will start with the Annual General Meeting of the Army Apprentices National Memorial Trust which will be held at the National Memorial Arboretum visitors centre, at 13:00hrs on Saturday 11"'May.

This will be followed after a short break by the Army Apprentices National Association AGM.

In the evening you are invited to attend a Gala Dinner at the Hallmark Micklelover Court Hotel. Mickleover. Derby. DE3 0XX

This is a great opportunity to catch up with old friends and colleagues - and swap the inevitable war stories! The bar opens at 18:30hrs and dinner will be served at 19:30hrs.

The Annual Drumhead Memorial Service will commence at 12:00hrs on Sunday 12"' May at the Army Apprentices Memorial in the National Memorial Arboretum. The service will be led by Rev Gary Kelly (Cartisle 67C) and will include music provided by the Army Apprentices Pipe Band, who will also be playing at the REME memorial prior to the Drumhead Service. In addition to the Standards of the Old Boys Associations of all 4 Apprentice Colleges the Standards of other Associations may be on parade.

The Hallmark Mickleover Court Hotel Is offering special rates for the weekend as follows:

Double Room for 180.00 per night B&B with 3 course dinner for two.

Single Room for 146.00 per night, B&B with 3 course dinner.

The Gala Dinner will cost 30 per head for those not staying overnight In the hotel .

Bookings can be made direct with the hotel, by telephoning 01332 521234 quoting "Army Apprentices Reunion "

Please advise Robert Cross by Email: robcross252@gmail.com  once you have booked your room, with names of occupants.

If you have any general queries please contact

Steve Joyce at stevejoycce@gmali.cmom

Or for Hotel queries . robcross252@qmail.com

 

MENU SELECTION FOR EVENING OF

               11TH MAY 2024

 

Please advise Rob Cross (robcross252@gmail.com) of your selection

No need to write it all out, just names followed by 1, 6, 8. etc

 

Starters

 1    Grilled asparagus, tenderstem broccoli and red pepper,

      avocado, tomato and caper salsa.

2     Parma ham, mozzarella, sun blush tomatoes, rocket

       and balsmic.

3     Prawn and crayfish cocktail, gem wedge and sourdough

        toasts

 

Mains

 4     Roast sirloin of beef, Yorkshire pudding, roast

        potatoes, pancetta and thyme jus.

5       Roast breast of duck, gratin potatoes, braised red

         cabbage and fine beans, parsnip crisps and port

         gravy.

6        Roast rump of lamb, gratin potatoes, roast carrots,

         green beans, garlic and rosemary gravy.

 

Desserts

 

7       Warm apple and blackberry crumble tart, vanilla

         custard.

8        Cream filled profiteroles, chocolate and toffee

          sauces.

9.       Baked vanilla cheesecake, berries and fruit coulis.

 

Additional dietary requirements will be catered for on request. Please contact Rob with your requests.

 


 

 

     

Last updated: 20 March 2024

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