Minutes of The 10th
AGM and Reunion
Königshof Hotel Königslutter 31st May 2003
The meeting opened at 1100 hrs.
The chairman Jim Husband introduced the committee and civic
guests Arnulf Baumann and Horst Funke.
Major General Peter Baldwin spoke of the two members that had
passed away since the last AGM, Ken Eaves and Andrew
Forrest then gave the dedication and asked for a minute’s
The Secretary then read the apologies of members whom for
various reasons where unable to attend the AGM.
The minutes of the 9th AGM where distributed for members to
read, the secretary asked if there where any questions arising
from the 2002 minutes, there where none, so the Secretary asked
for a proposal to accept, proposed by Eric Sadler and seconded
by Ray Armstrong.
The Secretary thanked the membership for a great
attendance and introduced two new members who were in attendance
(Mike Cadwgan and Rod Walker).
The Secretary then introduced our President P A C Baldwin who
brought us up to date with the involvement of the Royal Signals
in today’s environment, and spoke about the importance of
keeping separate the aims of any fringe reunion associations
that may evolve, also to keep our own identity, but at the same
time to liaise with them as much as possible.
The ex Burgermeister Arnulf Baumann made a speech welcoming us
to Königslutter and explaining the new civic full time
appointment of the new incumbent and of the increased
responsibilities of the new office.
Horst Funke an honorary member from Königslutter gave a short
speech also welcoming us to his home town and made a
presentation of a plaque to the reunion committee.
The secretary gave details of membership (now 410). The
Secretary then introduced the treasurer Gerry Kane.
Treasurer's Report: The treasurer gave details of our finances and a
report is in the hands of the committee, he also gave details of
the running costs and of the reasonably healthy state of our
The acceptance of the report proposed again by Eric Sadler and
seconded by Ray Armstrong.
Election of officers for the next year:
The committee all agreed to serve for the next 12 months and as
no members put up for election the committee where unanimously
re- elected for the coming term.
It was unanimously agreed that the reunion for 2004 should be
held at Burleigh Court Loughborough and if possible the last
weekend in May.
The Meeting closed at 1220 hrs.