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35th Annual IOBA Reunion Day : 9th June 2018

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35th Annual IOBA Reunion Day

09:00-16:00.

This will be held at the Old School again at JSMTC Indefatigable. SATNAV address Llanfairpwll. Anglesey – LL61 6NT

35th Annual IOBA Reunion Dinner

Reunion Dinner 19:30-23:59.

This will be held at the Carreg Bran Hotel. SATNAV address, Church Lane Llanfairpwll Anglesey – LL61 5YH

As of today’s date (Date) registered total guests attending the Reunion / Dinner are 0/100.

Friday 8th June 2018Vibrant Shirt Night: In memory of the late ‘Spencer Bell 1958 – IOBA Chairman’ at the Carreg Bran Hotel, all in aid of Prostate Cancer & Wendy’s page.

Saturday 9th June – Reunion Day at JSMTC Indefatigable.

Saturday 9th June  – Annual IOBA Reunion Dinner at the Carreg Bran Hotel.

The IOBA 35th Reunion PayPal web page to OPEN (January 2018) for Lunch and Dinner bookings, LAST BOOKINGS SUNDAY 27th MAY 2018.

Agenda for Reunion Day: Parking at JSMTC is a premium, please ‘lift share’ wherever possible.

 

The 35th DAY Plan: 9/06/2018

08:00 – 09:00 Meet at Carreg Bran Hotel for initial check-in.

09:00 – 09:30 Down to JSMTC Indefatigable Introduction from IOBA Chairman in the Lecture Hall (Assembly Hall).

09:45 – 11:30 IOBA AGM in the Lecture Hall (Assembly Hall).

11:30 – 15:00 JSMTC Main Building open to tour at leisure.

11:30 – 15:00 Nuffield Sail Centre (Boathouse) OPEN – Lounge facility.

11:30 – 13:30 IOBA Shop OPEN (JSMTC Main Building).

12:00 – 14:00 LUNCH (£15 per person) JSMTC Main Building & CASH BAR open.

15:30 – 16:00 IOBA Members to be off site JSMTC.

The 35th EVENING Plan:

16:30 – 17:30 St Mary’s Church will be open.

18:00 – 19:30 Meet for Drinks at Carreg Bran Hotel.

19:30 – 23:59 Seated (for 20:00) for the 35th Reunion Hot Carvey Dinner (£30 per person TBC) at Carreg Bran Hotel.

Evening Wear: Smart dress code.

Click here for accommodation : Self catering apartments, family run B&B’s, Farmhouse Bed and Breakfasts, Hotels, Lodges and Chalets, Campsites, Touring Parks and Yurt & Tipi Campsites.

Attendees List for the Indefatigable 35th Reunion: For the Reunion Dinner there are a maximum of 100 place’s in total for the Reunion Dinner = 0 confirmed attendees for dinner (date TBC), list of who’s attending to be posted ‘here’ late PM 27/May 2018;

 

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Photo Diary – T.S. DEFIANCE CUP WINNERS

Indefatigable Old Boys, were invited to attend the following event and ceremony.

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INDEFATIGABLE CUP WINNERS for 2016:

T.S. DEFIANCE – NEWHAVEN & SEAFORD (UNIT 442) SEA CADET CORPS – Win the ELEVENTH Indefatigable Trophy.

It gives us the greatest pleasure to congratulate ‘T.S. Defiance (Newhaven and Seaford SCC)’ on being awarded the Indefatigable Cup in its eleventh year, the Indefatigable Cup for 2016 (awarded 2017).

Date: Friday 2nd June 2017

IOBA Chairman (Andrew Butler 77/78) made a very special presentation to Heather Wells CPO (SCC) Commanding Officer of ‘T.S. DEFIANCE the ‘Indefatigable Cup‘, known once as the ‘Merseyside Navy League – Swimming Gala Trophy’, and a monetary award on behalf of the IOBA.

Other IOBA attendees: Tom Keyes 63/64: IOBA Treasurer & Membership Secretary & Steve Humphries (Bearded!) 75/76: Secretary & Archives.

We would like to thank SERFCA (South East RFCA > Reserve Forces ) for the publicity and the stills below.

PICS BY STEWART TURKINGTON www.stphotos.co.uk from T.S. Defiance SCC presentation night 02/06;

South East RFCA: Facebook

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PIC BY STEWART TURKINGTON  www.stphotos.co.uk
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The Indefatigable Song

Recreated for Brass Band by

BRUCE JACKSON (2011)

Research by

PAT KISSANE (Inde 1946/47)

Inde Band Parade 1907

Click on the start button below, turn the volume up and start singing along to the words!

Our thanks goes to Pat Kissane and ‘The Golden Rail Band of York’.

The Indefatigable Song;

(Sung to the Indefatigable March)

We are some of the Inde lads, sailors of Britain are we,

We man our merchant ships, and we man our navy’s ships,

We are respected upon the high seas.

As we go sailing from shore to shore, ports and hatches battened down,

When we hear our bosun call, hand on deck – one and all,

We are the Inde lads.

(Sung to ‘Anchors Away’)

We are the Inde lads, sailors are we,

We know or seamanship, and we man our nations ships.

We are respected on the high seas,

We proudly fly our ensigns as we sail across those seas.

(Sung to the Indefatigable March)

We are some of the Inde lads, sailors of Britain are we,

We man our merchant ships, and we man our navy’s ships,

We are the Inde lads.

© PK 03/2011

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T.S. DEFIANCE win the 11th Indefatigable Trophy.

Indefatigable Old Boys, are invited to attend the following event and ceremony.

T.S. Defiance (3)

INDEFATIGABLE CUP WINNERS for 2016:

T.S. DEFIANCE – NEWHAVEN & SEAFORD (UNIT 442) SEA CADET CORPS – Win the ELEVENTH Indefatigable Trophy.

It gives us the greatest pleasure to congratulate ‘T.S. Defiance (Newhaven and Seaford SCC)’ on being awarded the Indefatigable Cup in its eleventh year, the Indefatigable Cup for 2016 (awarded 2017).

For SCC Unit HEAD-COUNT:  Please indicate to me (Steve Humphries) if you wish to attend this event <steve_c_humphries@btinternet.com>.

Venue: Old Church Chapel Street, Newhaven, East Sussex. BN9 9QD

Date: Friday 2nd June 2017

Time: Arrive at 18:30 – In time to carry out formal parade and Inspection for 19:15. till approx. 22:00 (times TBC).

Dress Code: Mess Uniform / Suit.

IOBA Chairman (Andrew Butler 77/78) will be travelling to the Unit to make this very special presentation to Heather Wells CPO (SCC) Commanding Officer of ‘T.S. DEFIANCE the ‘Indefatigable Cup‘, known once as the ‘Merseyside Navy League – Swimming Gala Trophy’, and a monetary award on behalf of the IOBA.

The Unit made sustained progress throughout last year 2016, with an effective training programme and the taking part of District and Area events. This has required huge effort and commitment and they thoroughly deserve the award.

The Sea Cadet unit was awarded a Burgee by the Captain of the Sea Cadet Corps ‘Captain Phil Russell RN’,  the Burgee is the highest award that can be awarded to a Sea Cadet Corps Unit in recognition of the hard work of the Volunteers, Cadets and UMC.

Citation:  After a poor year in 2015 achieving only 59 points and no award, TS Defiance has pulled together and concentrated on establishing themselves again, delivering high quality training and fun for the cadets. They have worked incredibly hard and have made substantial gains across the board. The standard of dress and bearing is always a good indicator of unit performance. The Cadets are proud of TS Defiance, they are smart and represented the District at the Drill and Piping Area Competition. A significant step forward in boating hours has been achieved with an increase of 22% to 36 hours / cadet, which is excellent. Paddle-sports accounts for approximately half the hours with the remaining spread evenly across rowing, sailing and power. The unit has appointed a new Boats Officer and gained improved access to the river, which will continue to have an impact. It is especially pleasing that the unit has worked extremely hard to achieve qualifications and has doubled its success rate. It is also encouraging the unit is to engage the DofE and BTEC award processes and has signed cadets onto both schemes. Recruitment is good and increases in both BJ and Juniors has been achieved equating to an overall increase of 11%. The unit recognises they are still at 78% capacity and have an active programme of developing the Cadet experience in parallel with increasing overall numbers to achieve their goal of 100% + capacity next year. Having an extremely effective and productive training officer, the unit has maximised the use of District, Area and National training assets which broadens the horizons of the cadets, achieves qualifications and improves the overall cadet experience. The unit is also actively involved in the local community and attended fetes, festivals, appeals, dinners and the normal parades and ceremonials. A good cross-section of events that maintains the interest of the cadets and is valued by the community. The infrastructure of the unit is rather old and difficult to maintain, however there is a solid plan being driven by an energetic Chairman who has a clear vision for the unit. The unit has benefited from good leadership and management both from uniformed and UMT personnel, who have worked well together. Overall, TS Defiance has worked incredibly hard to ensure a solid foundation for the future has been achieved. Their improvement from 59 points last year to 78 ( Burgee awarded) this year is truly remarkable. With a clear plan for the future, their journey is by no means at an end and they are very strongly recommended for the TS Indefatigable Cup award being the most improved unit in the Southern Area.

Web: http://www.newhavenandseafordseacadets.org/

Affiliated to: HMS Defiance.

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