Armed Forces Guilds
Gillingham, Kent
St Mary Magdalene
Wednesday, 8 January 2014 in 2hrs 54 (11 cwt)
5056 Plain Bob Major
Composed by Frederick A Holden
1 Terry Earle (RAFGB)
2 Diana R Wraight (RNGB)
3 Alan R Baldock (RAFGB)
4 J Rodney Pagdin (AGB)
5 Timothy S Wraight (RNGB)
6 Ian J Culham (AGB)
7 Pauline Champion (RNGB)
8 Mark D Robins (RNGB) (C)
Rung by a combined RN, Army and RAF Guilds band to mark the centenary of the first peal by an all Armed Forces band, Plain Bob Major, rung at Gillingham on January 8th 1914.
Thursday 8th January 1914 in 2 hrs 57 mins
A Peal of Plain Bob Major, 5056 changes
Composed and conducted by Frederick A Holden
1 William A Cooke, Warrant Officer RN
2 Frederick A Holden Sgt, Royal Marines
3 Alfred A Playle Stoker RN
4 Frederick J Souter Pte, Essex Regt
5 George Gilbert Cpl, Royal Engineers
6 Victor A Jarrett Musician, Royal Engineers
7 Percy Gibbs Pte, Kings Own Regt
8 James Bennett Sgt, Royal Marines
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