Remembrance fundraising success for HMS Sultan volunteers '“ as they raise £160,000

A TEAM of 70 volunteers from HMS Sultan in Gosport showed their support for the Royal British Legion by helping out at London Poppy Day.

Saturday, 17th November 2018, 4:29 pm
Updated Saturday, 17th November 2018, 5:36 pm
From left, PO Higgins,  AET KAY, SLT Stevens,MA Bulmer-Lidsay and PO Piper in front of the Lucketts coach that transported personnel to London Poppy Day. Picture: PO Phot Nicola Harper
From left, PO Higgins, AET KAY, SLT Stevens,MA Bulmer-Lidsay and PO Piper in front of the Lucketts coach that transported personnel to London Poppy Day. Picture: PO Phot Nicola Harper

The group raised a total of £160,418.49 in 12 hours '“ with Chief Petty Officer Simon Bailey from HMS Sultan thanking the public for their support.

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He said: '˜To see how generous the general public can be on occasions like these was just amazing.

'˜Everyone involved was saying how this was possibly the proudest thing they've done in their uniform.'