Ten Years Ago This Week! – From Phil Bateman’s Archives

This week some 10 Years ago Mary & I were on Duty as Mayor & Mayoress  of the City of Wolverhampton, for the VJ Day commemorations. I hope you enjoy some of the photographs of the veterans who were on Parade on that day the 15th August 2005.IMG_1379_Ladywar_vets VJ Day 2005IMG_1371Mr_Singh VJ Day 2005IMG_1366_Parade VJ Day2005IMG_1355mayor_inspection Save VJ Day 2005

Here Wolverhampton veterans parade for inspection by the Mayor and Mayoress of the City, Councillor Phil Bateman and the Mayoress Mary Bateman. Councillor Bateman said ” We are so proud of our war veterans.”

Phil Bateman

Phil Bateman is Married to Mary and lives in Wednesfield North. He was a long serving local politician having served previously on the now defunct West Midlands County Council... read more


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