A Review of the 2004 AGM held at
Compton Bassett Village Hall
The AGM began on the Friday night at the White Horse Compton
Bassett, with a three course meal, attended by 32 members. However, the
meal could have been a potential disaster had it not been for the last minute
arrangements made by your secretary Alan Trinder.
After the meal, members made their way to the adjoining indoor
skittle alley. With suitable liquid refreshments at hand the men
challenged the ladies to several matches. It was felt that the outcome was
The following day, started at 1200hrs with an exhibition of
various memorabilia, at the Benson Hall Compton Bassett. A buffet lunch
was provided prior to the official AGM starting at 1430hrs. By which 80
members attended a lively discussion, which continued till 1600hrs. At
1800hrs the evening started with a buffet and disco. Bill Aylett, who
during the night ran several raffles, and competitions, undertook MC for the
evening. The Saturday drew to an end at 2330 hrs.
At 1030hrs, Sunday morning, as members arrived at the All
Saints Church, Yatesbury, the bells were pealed by bell ringer's the RAF
Yatesbury Association Standard was blessed and dedicated by Reverend Lyn Morris.
The Royal British Legion and Yatesbury Association Standards were then paraded
into the church whereby a remembrance service followed, conducted by Reverend
Lyn Morris. During the service, the readings were taken by Tony Gernon and
Brian Saunders. At the conclusion of the service the Last Post was sounded
by Mr Paul Curtis and wreaths were laid in the Churchyard. Light
refreshments afterwards were provided in the Church Hall.
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