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Memories 2

Here are some pictures of the Young People’s Corps from the 1930s and 40s 1933

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Regular readers will remember that in May we celebrated 100 years in our secondary hall where our Sunday School has met consistently for all of that time. Red brick building to the right of main hall

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A nostalgic evening

Last Saturday evening was spent enjoying some great memories from former years and saw the return of a number of those who were ‘juniors’ or workers here to join in the celebrations. They were all young once!

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YP Corps Centenary

Click here to register your memories of Chatham YP Corps so that they can be shared on the week-end of 19/20th May when its centenary will be celebrated. Contributions are welcome from all sources, including overseas, so rack your brains … Continue reading

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History Update

Our Corps History page has been updated to include a summary of the last six months of 2011. Click here to read. Once again we acknowledge the work done by Peter Wood in drafting this update. Peter Wood  

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History update

This week we have updated our history pages to include the first half of 2011. Once again we are indebted to Peter Wood for the basic material input. Peter Wood

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130 Years of witness

The War Cry of 10 March 1881 announced the procurement of a hall in New Brompton for the purpose of extending the influence of the Chatham Salvation Army corps, then just 8 years old. This was the beginning of the … Continue reading

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Gillingham 130

The following announcement/letter is included on behalf of our friends at the Gillingham Salvation Army Corps. Gillingham Salvation Army 130th Anniversary/Reunion Led by Majors Francis and Beth Frost

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History Update

We have now updated our account of Corps History to include the second half of 2010. Click here to read.

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Major Peter Muller

We have learned this week of the ‘Promotion to Glory’ of Major Peter Muller, known to a few older members of the Chatham Corps through his connection with us during the Second World War.

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Wheelchair Charioteer

Former Chatham Bandmaster Bill Andrews was 93 years old last Sunday.

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History Update

Click here to visit our recently updated History page for which we are once again indebted to Peter Wood. Peter

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More greetings from down under

Not many Salvation Army corps can boast the significant history of Chatham. One that can is the Dunedin City Corps in New Zealand. on Princes Street

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More History Added

More information has been added to our History pages representing the second half of 2009. Click here to read. We are again grateful to Peter Wood for providing the text. Peter Wood

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Fred Fry – First Salvation Army Bandsman

The story of how the Fry family of Salisbury became the forerunners of Salvation Army banding is well known to many, indeed Bandmaster Carl Woodman has referred to it in his article on Chatham Citadel Band on this website. What … Continue reading

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