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Robert Anderson

Robert joined the club on 11th October 1993 and passed away during 2001. He toured with us on 4 occasions.

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Geof Armstrong

Geof was born on 1st January 1923 and passed away on 5th November 2009 aged 86 years. He joined the club on 29th October 1985 and toured with us on 23 occasions. Was club President in 1997 & 1998, Captain … Continue reading

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Ken Armstrong

Ken was born on 1st January 1923 and passed away on 27th May 2014 aged 91 years. A stalwart of the club having joined us in the spring of 1980. He travelled on tour every year from 1980 until 2014 a … Continue reading

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David Bain

David joined the club in February 2017 and quickly became a popular tourist travelling with us in both 2018 and 19. He passed away after a short illness on 8th May 2020 just one day short of his 68th birthday. … Continue reading

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L R Battensby (Peter)

Peter joined the club in 1960 and was a member for 10 years. He served on the management committee from 1968-1970 touring with us on 3 occasions.

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Phil Biss

Phil joined the club on 28th February 1967 and was a member until 1983 touring with us on 17 occasions. He was President in 1976 and 1977, Captain from 1973 to 1975 and on the management committee from 1971 until … Continue reading

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Tony Bray

Tony was born on 5th November 1937 and passed away on the 20th January 2008 aged 70 years. He joined the club on 11th October 1993 and toured with us on 12 occasions. Was elected Treasurer at the AGM in … Continue reading

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Peter Clement

Peter was born on 3rd September 1937 and passed away on 7th January 2014 aged 76 years. He joined the club on 22nd March 1990 and toured with us on 15 occasions. A willing worker he became club photographer for many … Continue reading

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Keith Cruise

Keith first joined the club way back in 1996 and left us when emigrating to Spain in 2003. Upon returning to England Keith again joined (2010) leaving briefly in 2013 before coming back to us in 2016. Keith was born on … Continue reading

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David Dallyn

David joined the club on 24th February 1978 and was a member until 1999 touring with us on 21 occasions. He past away on 4th February 2017 aged 88 years.

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John Dallyn

John joined the club on 18th January 1977 and passed away during 1995. He was elected to the club committee in November 1979 and served until he passed away in 1995. During this time he was Captain on three occasions … Continue reading

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Robert Dallyn (Bob)

Bob joined us on 6th March 1979 and passed away during 1993. He travelled with us on 10 tours. Bob was tour champion in 1993.

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John Edwards

John joined the club on 6th February 2014 and made three tours with us prior to passing away on Wednesday 9th August 2017. John died aged 83 years.

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Bill Elford

Bill was born on 19th June 1916 and passed away on 3rd May 2014 aged 97 years. He joined the club on 5th October 1988 and travelled on a total of 12 tours. Bill was elected an Honorary Life Vice … Continue reading

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Phil Evers

Phil joined the club on 8th October 1997 and passed away during 2004. He toured with us on 2 occasions.

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Ron Friday

Ron joined the club on 22nd February 2007 and toured with us in both 07 and 08. Upon moving away to East Sussex Ron resigned from the club. He passed away in early November 2019 aged 76 years.

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Phil Gander

Phil joined the club on 2nd March 2000 and remained a member until he moved away to Bexhill in 2010. He passed away a few years later. Phil toured on 6 occasions becoming club champion in 2003 and 2006.

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Harry Gosnell

Harry was born on 17th February 1923 and passed away on 6th October 2009 aged 86 years. He joined the club on 7th September 1982 and toured with us on 25 occasions. Served on the clubs management committee from 1987 … Continue reading

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Gerry Hayes

Gerry joined the club in November 1991 and resigned due to ill health at the end of 2005. Gerry passed away on 15th March 2017 aged 90 years. He toured with us on 11 occasions.

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Barry Horsley

Barry joined the club in March 2006 and was a member until he passed away on 15th June 2017 aged 72 years. He toured with us on 11 occasions.

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