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350th anniversary of the founding of the Marine Corps in 1664

Thursday, 04 September 2014

Royal Marines reach milestone

A special combined meeting was held at Purbrook of the Royal Marines Associate Lodges, hosted by Royal Marine Portsmouth Lodge, No. 6423. The meeting was supported by Per Mare Per Terram Lodge, No. 3609, and Globe and Laurel Lodge, No. 4657, both from East Kent, and Amphibious Lodge, No. 9050, from Dorset. The event celebrated the 350th anniversary of the founding of the Corps in 1664 and was attended by Michael J Wilks, who is the Hampshire and Isle of Wight PGM.