Club bed push to celebrate VJ Day

PUBLISHED: 12:28 01 September 2006 | UPDATED: 22:10 28 May 2010

Everyone got into the spirit of things

Everyone got into the spirit of things

MARCH Royal British Legion Club held an action packed weekend to celebrate the 61st anniversary of VJ Day. Events began on Saturday morning with a drumhead service conducted by the Rev Anthony Chandler at the club headquarters. On Saturday afternoon there

MARCH Royal British Legion Club held an action packed weekend to celebrate the 61st anniversary of VJ Day.

Events began on Saturday morning with a drumhead service conducted by the Rev Anthony Chandler at the club headquarters.

On Saturday afternoon there was a sponsored bed push by club members, assisted by March Army Cadets, with club president George Brewin as the patient, as shown in our picture.

A good number of members and guests enjoyed a sing-along and entertainment by Joy and George Carr, Pearly King and Queen of Southwark, and Jackie and Micky Murphy, Pearly King and Queen of Hackney.

The weekend's celebrations culminated with a barbecue and fun day on Monday afternoon. About £800 was raised for war veterans and their dependants.

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