CCF Annual Inspection 1975

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CCF Annual Inspection 1975

Photograph Supplied by Martin T Smith.

Matt F Pottle, Timothy J Sagar, Midshipman D R James, Rear Admiral Kenneth G Ager, Martin T Smith, Nicholas P Howard, Steve J Blee, Kevin P Reynolds, M J Mowbray

The CCF Annual Inspection 1975 souvenir programme

BOSTON GRAMMAR SCHOOL COMBINED CADET FORCE CONTINGENT
Head Master: P. F. JOHNSTON, M.A., B.Litt. Contingent Commander: Lt. Col. N. O. HAWORTH
CCF Annual Inspection 1975 programme
SOUVENIR PROGRAMME
24th Annual Inspection - 1st May 1975
REAR ADMIRAL KENNETH G. AGER
Flag Officer, Admiralty Interview Board.
Staff Officers: Lieutenant R. B. COPSEY, Royal Navy
Captain A. R. SMITH, Royal Anglian Regiment.
Squadron Leader H. J. HILLYARD, M.B.E., M.B.I.M., R.A.F.R.O.
Temporary A.D.C. to the Admiral: Midshipman D. R. JAMES, Royal Navy.
Parade Commander: Under-officer: N. P. HOWARD

Rear Admiral Kenneth Ager became Flag Officer, Admiralty Interview Board on 3rd February 1975.
He transferred to the Royal Navy in 1944 after wartime employment as a Lieutenant RNVR. As a Weapon and Electrical Engineer, he has served in Research and Development, Ship Design, HM Dockyards and a Royal Navy Aircraft Repair Yard, as well as Staff and sea-going appointments.
Rear Admiral and Mrs. Ager have one son, who is a Sub Lieutenant Royal Navy, now at the Royal Naval Engineering College, Manadon, and a daughter who is a teacher.


TROPHIES
W. L. Alexander Efficiency Trophy
Brigadier N. D. Rice Shooting Trophy
Ayre-Robinson Trophy (Army Section)
The Captain’s Trophy (Royal Naval Section)
Pilot Officer R. C. Chaplin Leadership Trophy
AOC’s Certificate of Good Service (S. J. Blee, RAF Section).



AFTERNOON PROGRAMME
1350 hrs. His Worship the Mayor of Boston (Councillor P. F. Paine, J.P.) takes his seat along with the chief guests on the Saluting Platform in the school yard.
1358 hrs. Admiral Ager arrives by staff car, met by the Contingent Commander, and conducted to the Saluting Platform.
1400 hrs. GENERAL SALUTE, played by the Corps of Drums of the RPC Training Centre, Northampton, under Drum Major D. N. Bryant, RPC.
1402 hrs. Formal Inspection of the Contingent.
1420 hrs. MARCH PAST, led by the Corps of Drums.
1425 hrs. Guard Drill display by members of the Royal Naval Section.
1430 hrs. Platform Party retires. Spectators then move to the prepared seating near the sports pavilion to view the demonstrations and displays on the school field.
1440 hrs. DISPLAY BY THE RPC CORPS OF DRUMS


Weapon training competition (Army Section)
Rigging and flying the “Grass-hopper” glider (RAF Section).
DISPLAY BY MEMBERS OF THE LINCOLNSHIRE CONSTABULARY by kind permission of the Chief
Constable. L. Byford, Esq., LI.B. and assisted by members of the Volunteer Cadet Corps.
PT Display (Army Section).
Control-line flying of aircraft models (RAF Section)
Sheer-leg competition (RN Section)

1530 hrs. Final set-piece attack (Army Section)
1545 hrs. PRESENTATION OF TROPHIES and Final Address by Admiral K. G. Ager.
1600 hrs. RETREAT played by the RPC Corps of Drums, by kind permission of Lt. Col. J. A. Haynes, RPC.
1620 hrs. Light refreshments will be served from the pavilion.

ROYAL NAVAL SECTION Sub-Lieutenant : R. W. ANDERSON ROYAL AIR FORCE SECTION
Flight Lieutenant F. R. WILLIAMS, D.F.M
Under-Officer: N. P. HOWARD (Senior Cadet) Flight Lieutenant R. J. ABBOTT.
Leading Seamen: R. J. BORRILL, K. D. BRADSHAW, D. DRURY, D. A. J. GRATTON, R. H. LAMB, T. J. SAGAR, G. V. SALMON. Warrant Officer S. J. BLEE
Able Seamen: D. ABLARD, M. A. REVELL, I. N. ROBERTSON, R. WILLERTON. Sergeants R. A. COCKS, L. SUTTON
Corporals C. E. BELL, A. M. HOLLINS, C. A. BRAY
(4) A. CARROTT, D. J. EVANS, K. J. GARNETT, A. M. GRAVES, T. D. HARRISON, M. N. HUBBERT, C. R. PATCHETT, A. P. WHELBOURN. (4) T. A. BAILY, S. J. HARRIES, S. C. HELLON, M JOHNSON, S. MOORE, C. PORTASS, J. G. PROCTOR, D. M. SCOTT, B. N. SHARPE, J. M. SHEPHERD, P. H. SIMPSON.
(3) P. A. BOREHAM, M. W. DUNHAM, K. GRIEF, R. A. LAIGHT, G. E. OWENS, S. G. OYITCH, M. F. POTTLE, R. A. PRIESTLEY, M. ROUTEN, D. T. WARD.
(3) G. P. COOK. N. W. P. CURTIS, K. P. FAULKNER, C. FLATTERS, T. G. HINSON, M. J. A. MOSLEY, C. ROBINSON, J. L. SPRIGGS
ARMY SECTION Lieutenant A. BELL.
Staff Sergeant: M. T. SMITH VOLUNTEER CADET CORPS Mr. D. McCONNON
Bombardiers R. W. ALLINSON, S. G. CROPLEY, S. GOLDSPINK, N. J. GRESWELL, S. P. HOUGHTON, P. LADDS, W. E. SHAVE. (Police cadets)
Lance-Bombardiers M. G. BATES, A. C. DOIG, G. R. LAWS, S. J. PARLABEAN, N. R. PEARSON, J. RADCLIFFE. Instructor: Police Sergeant D. J. BARTLETT


Community Relations Officer.

Cadets: S. M. LANE, C. C. MASON, P. H. WOODTHORPE. J. CUNNINCTON, I. CHENNERY, D. FORBES, R. HARLOW, D. HEDLEY, M. JULIAN, R. KITCHEN, J. SIDDAWAY, J. SPRIGGS
(4) R. A. BURTON, R. H. DAWSON, A. J. TUNNARD.
(3) P. W. ALLINSON, M. J. ANDREW, N. J. BAKER, T. J. BEMBRIDGE, C. C. GRONHALG, R. S. ISAAC, S. LANGLEY, R. P. MASON, D. G. MONK, M. J. MOWBRAY, K. P. REYNOLDS, A. M. ROSS, D. L. ROYAL, C. J. TUNNARD, S. D. B. WOODHAMS.