9th December 2015 - Jim Rand

Some news of an ex member of the club..forwarded by John Dennis, the club's Life Vice President.

Jim Rand, former club President and ex-landlord of the Queen's Head, was recently presented with the French "Legion d'Honneur" by the French Ambassador in Norway in recognition for Jim's part, as a member of the Royal Navy, in the liberation of Europe in 1945. Subsequently 10 days after receiving this award Jim sadly passed away in Stavanger at the age of 90.

Attached is a photo of Jim being presented with his Legion d'Honneur.