Category: Reunions

A Section on the annual Reunions of The AOBA

2019 Reunion

69ers 50th Anniversary at the AOBA Reunion 2019 About eighteen months ago, Mark Plimmer reminded me that it would be our 50th anniversary in 2019. Over time, I had been slowly trawling the internet to find ex-apprentices in my cohort (69b) and O.N.C class,… Continue Reading “2019 Reunion”

2018 Reunion

2017 Reunion

2016 Reunion

AOBA 53rd Reunion, Hinckley by Frank Westwood 66A We finally joined the rest of the AOBA at The Jurys Inn Hinckley Island Hotel for the weekend after our reunion tour. Gathering on the terrace for a beer or three until we could check in… Continue Reading “2016 Reunion”

57ers Mini Reunion May 2015

The 57ers (Heinz 57 Varieties) 1st Stand Alone Reunion 29-31 May 2015( Photos can be found in the Albums Section under the Members menu) We held our first reunion during the weekend Fri 29 to Sun 31 May 2015 at Blaby Hotel in Leicester.… Continue Reading “57ers Mini Reunion May 2015”

2015 Reunion

Nineteen sixty five, does not seem that long ago, when so many young lads or more correctly, young men, assembled from all corners of the UK, and in some cases other parts of the world, at an old military camp known as Arborfield in… Continue Reading “2015 Reunion”

2014 Reunion

Another excellent reunion, despite the best efforts of the weather! You can read the reviewing officer’s perspective at the bottom of this page Reveiwing Officers Perspective by Lt.Col. Bobby Haslam 64C 50 years seems to be a long time but as the 50th anniversary… Continue Reading “2014 Reunion”

2013 Reunion

We had another great reunion, and the weather was once again kind to us, if a little warm. Enjoy! Full 2013 Reunion report shown below 2013 Reunion report Jonny? Yes Dad; “Would you have a look at my broken widget please?” After I (usually)… Continue Reading “2013 Reunion”

2012 Reunion

Reunion Report 2012 By John Swarbrick, 62A. Well, another AOBA reunion is over, and despite the fact that everyone I spoke to enjoyed themselves, I cannot help but remember that famous John Cleese catchphrase from Monty Python, “And now for something completely different.” For… Continue Reading “2012 Reunion”

2011 Reunion

Time to book in at last!