RMPA AGM & Reunion Southsea – Southwick Park 15-16 May 2010

On the invitation of the RMPA our Chairman John and Bebe Paice attended the Reunion Dinner on the Saturday evening in company with the North American Branch (Calgary) RMPA as Associate Members and thoroughly enjoyed the evening with our friends Derek Mc McCorquindale, Michael Shuster, two ex RMP’s now Chelsea Pensioners and Roy and Jean Hubart RMPA, a first class four course dinner was enjoyed by all.

Southwick Park (JSPTE) Church Service and Standards Parade Sunday 16th May 2010

The RAFPA Hants, Dorset and IOW and Southdown (Sussex) Branches were represented by John Paice, Chairman, Ted Goddard, Vice Chairman/Standard Bearer, (Southdown) Ted Hellewell, Chairman, Archie Heath, Secretary, Tony Harbour Treasurer, and Trevor Evans, Vice Chairman/Standard Bearer, all taking part in the church service and Standards Parade, our white berets, white gloves and blue Standards being very prominent against the red berets of the RMPA. The Inspection and Salute for the March pass was taken by Major General G. W. Barragan, President RMPA who thanked the RAFPA members for their smart turn out.




Light refreshments were served afterwards in the Officers and Sergeants Messes, which were followed with visits to the RMP, RAFP, Naval Museums and the Transport section.


An excellent combined weekend was had by RMPA and RAFPA meeting many old and new friends.  
John Paice. BEM
Hants Dorset and IOW Branch.