GIBRALTAR 5OTH ANNIVERSARY REUNION OCTOBER 2015
Firstly many thanks go to Pete Link, Harry Ward, Dinky Deeley Mike Emmett & Stuart Mason for collecting
everybody and later taking them back to the airport. A great deal of hard work went into organising the dinner
at 'Charlies' in Ocean Village. ( For the dinner photos please scroll right on this page 27a, on main menu )
From Pete Link, Gibraltar 11th October 2015
Here i am once more to let you know what a wonderful time we have had here in GIBRALTAR over the last two
weeks.Has most of you may already know on the 3rd of October 2015 we here in Gib arranged a 50th
anniversary reunion of the Worcestershire Regiment
being posted to Gibraltar back in 1965.
Friday the 2nd of October was the official get together which was held at the Cuban bar in Ocean village, here
we got to meet some very old Friends who we had not 'seen for years such as Mac Campbell all the way
from Fiji, Terry Sheppard, Barry Imms, Garry Rodriguez, Kennith Collins, Cliff Taylor, Phillip Hulley,
Joe Humpage and Dave Rickhards., It was so good to meet you all again.
Then came the reunion dinner night on Saturday the 3rd of October, witch started with every one
meeting at Charles Bar at 2015hrs , at 2025hrs every one was asked to take there seats for dinner. when
every one had found there seats Harry Ward then asked all to stand for the Regimental march and the
marching in of the Gibraltar branch standard carried by Pete Link, once the regimental march was over a one
minutes silence was held, and the standard was lowered, after this every one took there seats to hear a
speech given by Bob Link were he thanked his brother Peter and Harry Ward for all there hard work in
arranging the dinner night and the reunion, he then went on to tell a few stores and take the mickey out of
his brother, all in good fun.
Then came the reunion dinner, which was enjoyed by every one, after dinner it was all back next door to
Charlies Bar where some stayed until three or four in the morning. ( PS Keep an eye on Nigel Fish webb
page or photo,s of the dinner night.)
I would like to thank Harry and Libby Massam for all
their help to me from the UK end, also for the donation from the Mercian WFRA Legacy fund.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank every one that attended the reunion , with out your support
there could be no Reunion
I would like to give a big thank you to HARRY WARD for all his help , Harry was the one who found the
restaurant that gave us such a good dinner at a good price, He was also responsible for collecting the money
as every one got off the plane. I could not have arranged this reunion with out his help.
Last of all thank you to Terry Deeley, Mick Emmett, and Stuart Mason for help with the transport of getting
every one from and to the Airport. Also to Nigel Fish for taking all the photos.
Once again thank you all for your support, hope to see you on June in Worcester.
Thanks Pete Link.
PS The next reunion will be arranged by Paul Riley and Eric Shaw
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