350th anniversary dinner for Corps

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The East of Scotland branch of The Royal Marines’ Association held a dinner dance on Saturday to mark the 350th anniversary of the founding of the Royal Marines.

Falklands veteran Roddy Campbell marched in the Standard and former Yankee Company Sergeant Major George Mechin lit a candle for absent friends.

Guest of honour was WO2 Mark Elverson. The top table comprised from left, back - Roddy Campbell, standard bearer; Graeme Reid, Corps historian; Tim Donovan, branch chair; WO2 Mark Elverson RM; and Phil Scothorne, entertainments officer: front - Annie Ogilvy, Pamela Donovan, Donna Elverson and Linda Scothorne.