Roy Ingamells has stepped down as president of the Grantham branch of the Royal British Legion after eight years.
Mr Ingamells was presented with a citation by new President Don Mackay. Both men served in the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards.
The branch said Roy had done a sterling job. It said he has always represented the Royal British Legion in a professional and dignified manner and has often given his time to portray the service charity and pass on its many merits to groups and individuals. He takes an active role during the Poppy Appeal by organising the collection at Asda and intends to remain a member of the branch.
The branch also held its Christmas draw at the meeting and the majority of the 30 members who attended the function won a prize and went on to have a buffet supper.
The Branch meets on the second Tuesday of every month at 7.30pm in the WOs’ and Sgts’ Mess at Prince William of Gloucester Barracks. New members are welcome and can contact John on 01476 870918.