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GNOSALL PARISH NEWS
Produced by publishers of The Popular Village Monthly
OPERATION BANNER 50 - 14th AUGUST 2019
If you hold the General Service Medal
(with the Northern Ireland clasp)
then this is for you.
1.Introduction. The Royal British Legion (RBL) is inviting individuals, via Associations, to bid for places to attend an event that marks the 50th anniversary of the UK Armed Forces’ first deploying to Northern Ireland on operations (Op BANNER).
2. Background. The National Memorial Arboretum will host this commemorative event on Wed 14 Aug 19, beginning at 1400 hrs. The event is being led by RBL. Those holders of the General Service Medal (with the Northern Ireland clasp) are invited to attend. Bids for tickets must be submitted through Associations. The RBL will not accept individual bids.
3. Requirement. Those wishing to attend are asked to pass their names, regiment and battalion and year/s serving in Northern Ireland to Mrs Debbie Hards at The Rifles office Taunton, 14 Mount Street, Taunton, TA1 3QB || firstname.lastname@example.org || 01823 333434.
click to use this form to submit your details to Debbie
4. Action Required. Please submit names and background information on the attached, to Debbie Hards without further delay. Further background can be viewed at
5. Travel. The assumption is that individuals will team up with fellow Branch members and make their own way/arrangements to/from the Arboretum. Should Branches feel there is a case for financial assistance they should, in the first instance consider this within Branches, before seeking advice from parent Associations.