Royal Pioneers enjoy weekend jolly in Sheringham
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Royal Pioneers Corps veterans from across the country have paid a visit to Sheringham for a reunion weekend.
The jolly earlier this month was the second such event organised by Peter Wegg, himself a Pioneer.
The programme included a barbecue, parade and laying of wreathes at Sheringham's war memorial and an evening of entertainment at the Tyneside Club.
Mr Wegg said: 'A brilliant weekend of old mates, stories and a fair amount of laughs and not forgetting lost comrades.
'Very smart turnout at the parade at Sheringham memorial and laying of wreaths, with many campaign medals proudly worn.
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'Veterans and club members raised over £300 with a raffle and auction, which is going to the Royal Pioneer Corps Association.
Pioneers from all parts of the country fell in Love with Sheringham.'
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Mr Wegg said many attendees planned to return to the next jolly in 2020.
He added: 'Thank you to the many people that spoke to the veterans when they were in Sheringham Saturday after the parade, they were blown away with the friendly welcome.'