Progress has been delayed but is now back on course with Phase 2 edit followed by book design not now expected to be complete before mid-September.
Care for Veterans
We paid a further visit to Gifford House Worthing on Saturday 6th July to celebrate the centenary of the formation of The Queen Alexandra’s Hospital Home for Veterans. The day was organised by the Head of Fundraisng Elizabeth Baxter, and the celebration ran concurrently with the annual Summer Fayre.
The event was officially opened by Nicholas Witchell from the BBC and we were entertained throughout the afternoon by the Care for Veterans Choir, the TS Implacable Marching Band, and the Lancing Brass Band.
During the visit we met resident Steve Boylon’s family. Steve served with the Royal Engineers for twenty-four years and it is hoped that his life-story will form the basis of the next book planned to follow the release of Argyll Street.
Steve pictured together with his proud Father Peter, both having completed distinguished Army careers. Steve had served in all of the world’s trouble-spots including four tours in Afghanistan, and it was after he had left the Services that he was disabled as the result of a tragic accident.