GENERAL MEETING TALK – The Battle of Trafalgar 1805
At the GENERAL MEETING there will be a talk entitled “The Battle of Trafalgar 1805” by David Allport MBE
Dave was born in Brighton East Sussex and joined the Royal Navy at sixteen as a communications specialist.
He retired from the Royal Navy in 2006 as a Warrant Officer 1, with over 34 years’ service. He was awarded the MBE in 2004 in recognition of service to the Royal Navy and community charity work particularly Guide Dogs for the Blind. Dave now works on the Queens Harbour Master staff as a Vessel Traffic Services Officer in the busy port of Portsmouth.
The story includes the lead up to the heroic battle and the death of Admiral Nelson.