National Armed Forces Day Plymouth 2012
from Lawrence Holmes
10 Group Celebratory Lunch at the Knightstone Tearooms, Yelverton, near
Plymouth Friday 29 June 2012. Members outside the Tearooms which is located
in the old Watchtower of the disused RAF Harrowbeer Airfield.
Members of 10 Group at Lunch at Knightstone Tearooms Friday 29 June. A 10 Group
uniform stands guard !
ROCA Display in the Veteranís Village on the Hoe, Plymouth on Armed Forces Day
Saturday 30 June. On the left is the national display and on the right is
the local 10 Group display. Edwina Holden national Heritage Officer is on
Members of the Heritage Team and 10 Group ROCA talk to the public in the
Veteranís Marquee. Fifth from right is Roy McDowell, fourth is John Shere,
third from right is Lawrence Holmes.
ROCA members in front of the national display boards. Left to right Edwina
Holden, Barbara Baker 10 Group, David Jago 12 Group in uniform, John Shere,
10 Group Chairman Tony Child MBE on right with wife Joy in front of the ROCA
display in the Veteranís Marquee, Plymouth Hoe.
Paul Hingston from 10 Group carrying the national ROCA Standard in the parade
which went from the Citadel to the Hoe where the Earl of Wessex took the salute.
Parade of Veteranís led by the Central Band of the RAF. Centre is Jenny Morris
national ROCA Secretary.
The Allied Air Forces Monument Service took place on Sunday 1 July and
members of 10 Group and national Secretary Jenny Morris again took part.
Photo shows members in front of ĎThe Monument Ď. Left to right are Martin
Wills, Jenny Morris, Chris Doney, Shirley Abell, Ken Algar, Jim Parsonage
and Tony Child.
10 Group Chairman Tony Child and national ROCA Secretary Jenny Morris both
laid ROCA wreaths at the foot of the impressive Monument to Allied Air
Forces on Plymouth Hoe.