Grace was read by Air Commodore Ben Laite

Reunion 2009

              Air Marshal Sir Robert Wright KBE AFC FRAeS RAF Presided.

The Guest of Honour was Air Chief Marshal Sir Michael Stear, who spoke about the Hunter era from 1965 to 1971.
Click on this link to read his presentation to the Association:

The 2012 Naval 8 / 208 Squadron Association Reunion Dinner was held at the Royal Air Force Club on Saturday 24 October 2009.


50 members and guests attended the Dinner:

Flt Lt M Barker, Fg Off L Bowman, Mr M W Brown, Mrs H Brown, Miss K Burton, Mr C K Bushe, Mr A W Cope, Mrs M Cope, Flt Lt R A Cruikshank, Mr D Drake, Mr G Goodman, Sqn Ldr P K Harrison, Wg Cdr J Hunter, Mrs P Hunter, Miss L Jackson, Mr I Johnston, Mrs J Johnston, Mr M Kemp, Air Cdre B C Laite, Mrs H Laite, Fg Off W R MacDonald, Mr B J Mahaffey, Mrs J Mahaffey, Mr R Marshall, Mrs J Marshall, Mr E D Mee, Mrs J Mee, Flt Lt J Milmine, Mr F J Nicoll, Mr J Parker, Mr J Pascoe-Watson, Mr J D Penrose, Mrs F Penrose, Flt Lt T Sawle, Mrs S Sawle, Mr P Smith, ACM Sir Michael Stear, Lady Stear, Dr D G Styles, Mrs A Styles, Mr M Telford, Mrs G Telford, Mr D J Trembaczowski-Ryder, Wg Cdr M M Ward, Mrs L Ward, Mr T M Webb, Ms C Welsford, Mr K M Whiley, Flt Lt P J Wilkinson, AM Sir Robert Wright.

46 members were unable to attend, but sent their best wishes:

P W Armstrong, H W Barber, E Beedham, L F Boyce, G K Bradshaw, M G Bradley, W G Brooks, R Calvert, N Champness, J D Crank, E Erskine-Legget, H O Field, J Ford, J Fradgley, W Griffiths, D L Groom, D Hall, R Hills, K G Hodson, R Howard, L Hully, P Hymans, S E Jefford, P Large, J R Leask, D S B Marr, A H McGrogan, L Phipps, G Pitchfork, J Pratt, N Rivett, B C Robinson, I Ross, P Sanders, S Small, A H Smith, G Smith, T A Smith, D Spong, P Steele, G J Storey, E A Thomson, K Trow, P Turville, P Vicary and D J Wilby.

The Geoffrey Bromet Memorial Trophy

The Geoffrey Bromet Memorial Trophy for 2009 was presented to Flight Lieutenant Matt Barker.

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