Archive for November, 2012

Pictures from the 2012 Merchant Navy Day Memorial Service in Liverpool

The IOBA was Cordially invited to; MERCHANT NAVY DAY – LIVERPOOL:
Sunday September 2nd 2012

 

The Annual Merchant Navy Memorial service is held at the Liverpool parish church ‘Our Lady and St Nicholas’. In commemoration of 30,000 British Merchant Sailors who have sacrificed their lives. There was a parade of Merchant Navy Standards and Standards of other Associations (IOBA), followed by serving and retired Merchant Seafarers with other Organisations. This Annual service is always held on the Sunday nearest to Merchant Navy Day, in memory of Merchant Seafarers who died in World Wars I and II and in conflicts up to the present day.

The service, started at 12:00, followed by laying of Wreaths at the MN Memorial, all attendees who attend the Merchant Navy Memorial service were invited to a late lunch at: The Eldonian Village Hall, off Burlington Street (LV3 6NL).

Pictures: Note the HIGH level of the ‘INDEFATIGABLE’ ensign (img_4861 & img_4872)!

Thank you Pat Moran.

IOBA Members present;
Brigadier WJ O’Leary TD ADC / Bill O’Leary 74/76 (IOBA Chairman).
Mrs Pamela Brown (Honorary Member).
Revd. Canon. (Bob) Evans (Honorary Member).
Pat Moran (Honorary Member).
Tom Keyes 63/64 (IOBA Treasurer & Membership).
Tony Eastham 75/76 (IOBA Newsletter Editor).
Malcolm Williams 75/76 (IOBA Merchandise).
John Aspinall 59/60.
Marc Hardman 1961 (IOBA Standard Bearer).
Russell Jones 55/56.
David Owen (Associate Member).
Steve Humphries 75/76 (IOBA Secretary & Archives).
IOBA Members in Pictues;
Revd. Canon. (Bob) Evans (Honorary Member).
Mrs Pamela Brown (Honorary Member).
Pat Moran (Honorary Member).
Brigadier WJ O’Leary TD ADC / Bill O’Leary 74/76 (IOBA Chairman).
Marc Hardman 1961 (IOBA Standard Bearer).

 

By Steve Humphries 75/76.
Indefatigable Old Boys Association: Secretary & Archives. © www.indeoba.com 2013