Founded in 1517 the 77th Livery Company of the City of London

Worshipful Company of Carmen

26 April 2017
Carmen's Joint Services Dinner
Merchant Taylors' Hall

The Carmen held their annual Joint Services Dinner in Merchant Taylors' Hall on Wednesday 26 April 2017, with the Master Marsha Rae Ratcliff presiding, attended by the Wardens, Patrick Marsland-Roberts TD and Stephen Britt. The event started with a Court meeting at 3.30pm in which three people were given the Honorary Freedom of the Company including the Regimental Colonel RLC, Colonel Colin Francis. There were a further six people clothed before the Master presented three awards to our affiliated Military Units. A champagne reception followed at 6.30pm before Past Master HRH the Princess Royal arrived and was met by the Master and Clerk where she had the chance to speak with the Award winners. Later in the evening she presented the Company’s Military Awards to the Sword of Honour winner and Soldier of the Year from the Royal Logistic Corps; The RAF Cup and RAF Medal and the RN Medal. Master of Logistics Lieutenant General Mark Poffley OBE QCVS responded to the Master’s toast to the Armed Forces and also proposed the traditional Carmen toast. 

   
   
   
   
   
   


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