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D-Day 80 years Commemoration - 2024 

Old Dartmothians' President, Hilary Bastone and others, attended the service at the D-Day Memorial on the embankment, and subsequent unveiling of a commemorative carved wooden statue of a commando in the Royal Avenue Gardens. Thank you to all who managed to attend. 

 D Day 80 2024 JH 2(Photo by courtesy of Jonathan Hawkins) D Day 80 2024 JH 6(Photo by courtesy of Jonathan Hawkins)



 ODA Ladies Presidents roll 2 ODA Ladies Presidents roll 3  ODA Ladies Presidents roll 2 


Next Meeting - May 28th.

July 30th; September 24th; November 26th.

Usual 7:30pm time, venue, Dartmouth Amateur Rowing Club - All welcome.
Alan Orchard. Secretary.


At the association's AGM on the 30th January, there a were a few changes to our committee, firstly, outgoing President Alan Orchard handed over stewardship for 2024 to Mr Hilary Bastone. Handover to Hilary 2024Alan Orchard (L) - Hilary Bastone (R)

Secondly Mr Richard Rendle MBE, stood down as our Secretary, Richard will be missed greatly as the organisations Secretary, he has been instrumental in maintaining and organising in many many ways for longer than we can remember. I am sure we will continue to call on his expertise in the future.

Secretary: Alan Orchard. Chair: Robert Waycott. Almoner: Robert Waycott. Flag Officer: Kevin Langworthy. Treasurer: Barry Brehout.

Incoming President, Hilary, said the following words. 

"It is a great honour for me to be installed as President of the Old Dartmothians Association. Our thanks go to Alan Orchard for his stewardship through the centenary year and now accepting office as the Association’s Secretary. Our thanks also go to Richard Rendle who has retired as Secretary after many years of commitment, dedication, knowledge, and loyalty he has put into the position.
Thanks also go to our Chairman, Rob Waycott, and Treasurer, Barry Brehout, for all the work they undertake for the Association.
During my year as President, the Association members have plans to further enhance the Royal Avenue Gardens and to continue the good work they undertake in the town. My hope is that we can encourage more Dartmothians to join us to support the Association’s efforts and to enjoy the camaraderie that exists within the organisation."