Report from The Crow, March, 1927

PUBLISHED: 12:02 15 March 2007 | UPDATED: 15:01 12 May 2010

A PUBLIC meeting was held in the Church of England School on Tuesday to arouse interest in the work of the British Legion and to establish a local branch. Nearly 100 ex-servicemen were present. The chairman, Lt Col E C M Phillips, recalled that an attempt

A PUBLIC meeting was held in the Church of England School on Tuesday to arouse interest in the work of the British Legion and to establish a local branch. Nearly 100 ex-servicemen were present.

The chairman, Lt Col E C M Phillips, recalled that an attempt had been made to start a branch four years ago, but two meetings had each produced an attendance of under 10.

After an address by Major Nelson, organising secretary, Home Counties area, a resolution that the Royston & District branch be established was carried unanimously.


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