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Australian gift for Royal British Legion

10:23 13 February 2014

Following their trip to Australia, Peter and Siobhan Dobbs are pictured presenting the RSL pennant from Exmouth in Western Australia to Exmouth RBL president Gordon Crocker at the RAFA Club this week. Also pictured is Exmouth RBL chairman Dave Turner and Cross Deck CEO Dixie Dean. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exe 1239-04-14SH. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk

Following their trip to Australia, Peter and Siobhan Dobbs are pictured presenting the RSL pennant from Exmouth in Western Australia to Exmouth RBL president Gordon Crocker at the RAFA Club this week. Also pictured is Exmouth RBL chairman Dave Turner and Cross Deck CEO Dixie Dean. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exe 1239-04-14SH. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk

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The Exmouth branch of the Royal British Legion has received recognition from a fellow service organisation in the land down under.

The legion sent a ceremonial scroll out last year with Exmouth residents Peter and Siobhan Dobbs – who were visiting Exmouth in Western Australia – for presentation to the Exmouth WA branch of the Returned and Services League – the largest services organisation in Australia.

Following the presentation, the RSL decided to reciprocate the gesture, and sent a pennant back with the Dobbses, which has now been presented to the legion at a meeting where Peter also gave a talk about the history of Exmouth WA.

Exmouth RBL chairman Dave Turner said the group was pleased to receive the pennant, and that a line of communication had been opened with the RSL which could lead to further collaboration in the future.

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