Commando Association Summer Service

Friday, June 14, 2019 - 10:00 to Sunday, June 16, 2019 - 16:00
National Memorial Arboretum, Alewas

The Commando Association hold their annual summer pilgrimage to the Army Commando Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas. Contact their National Secretary Fred Davies for full details.   [email protected] 
*** Below is an example of the 2018 itinerary.***


Lea Marston Hotel, Sutton Coldfield
4 star hotel with pool, beauty and leisure facilities and golf course


Friday PM Arrive – mini golf tournament, spa facilities and informal dinner.
Saturday Morning - After breakfast, proceed to the National Memorial Arboretum.
Saturday Evening  - Commando Dinner and Cabaret
Sunday Morning   -  After breakfast, return to the National Arboretum for Commando Parade and short Service of Remembrance.

The rates per room are:

Single occupancy £80.00 for one night and £155.80 for 2 nights DBB, 
Double occupancy £110 for one night and £215 for 2 nights DBB 
Triple occupancy £145 for one night and £285 for 2nights DBB
on the basis that we will take at least 50 rooms, so we really do need your support and earliest response - a £50 deposit will secure.

Please request a booking form and then return with cheque, made payable to F N Davies. [email protected]

Dinner Menu Options (Saturday night) 

Lea Marston Prawn cocktail
Melon rosette, crabmeat, shellfish mayonnaise
Duck liver parfait, waldorf slaw, red currant dressing, brioche
Roast pork loin, crackling, bubble and squeak, black pudding crumb, leek cream sauce
Braised beef, truffle mash, savoy cabbage, chantey carrots, café au lait sauce
Pan fried salmon fillet, chargrilled vegetables, sun dried tomato pesto dressing
Sticky toffee pudding and vanilla bean ice cream
White chocolate and raspberry cheesecake
Warm apple tart, pistachio ice cream

Please advise if you have any special dietary requirements.


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