Archive of General Sir Archibald Hunter
GCB GCVO DSO TD LLD
at the King's Own Royal Regiment Museum, Lancaster.
Old Comrades Association Dinner 1924
Letter from General Sir Archibald Hunter
to Morrell re dinner on 26 Apr 1924 Letter dated 17 Jan 1924
I have made a note to keep April 26th for the Old Comrades Dinner. I am
sailing tomorrow for Cape Town so will write to the King’s Private
Secretary to say we have fixed the date.
Accession Number: KO0680/07
Letter to General Sir Archibald
Hunter from Clive Wigram, the King’s Private secretary, 30 Jan 1924,
concerning the Old Comrades Association Annual Dinner.
30 Jan 1924
My dear General
Your letter of January 21st has been read by the King, who quite
approves of your having selected April 26th, as the date for the Old
Comrades Association Annual Dinner. In fact, in the circumstances, you
could not have done anything else.
Sir Archibald Hunter
GCB GCVO DSO
11 Upper Grosvenor Street
Accession Number: KO0680/05
Copy of Letter from Hunter to King
re Old Comrades Dinner, 1924
11 Upper Grosvenor Street, W.
To The Private Secretary to The King, Windsor Castle.
The Old Comrades Association of ‘The King’s Own’ Royal Regiment
(Lancaster) are holding their eighth Annual Re-Union and Dinner at
Pritchard's Restaurant, 79-81 Oxford Street, London, tonight, Saturday
26th April 1924.
In the name of our member assembled tonight, and on behalf of the many
prevented by various reasons from being here, I am deputed to assure His
Majesty, The King, of their deep feelings of loyalty to the Throne, of
their patriotism and of their attachment to this Regiment and all
belonging to it, particularly to the Regiment’s Colonel in Chief, The
Duke of Lancaster, whom God preserve.
Colonel, The King’s Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster)
26 April 1924
Accession Number: KO0680/06
Telegram from King to General
Hunter, 26 Apr 1924 re Old Comrades Association Dinner
“General Sir Archibald Hunter, Pritchard's Restaurant, 79-81 Oxford
I much appreciate the loyal message you have sent me from the old
comrades association of the King’s Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster)
assembled for their annual meeting and dinner please thank them and say
how very much I hope they will spend an enjoyable evening in one
George R I”
Accession Number: KO0680/08
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