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Christmas Party Souvenir Menu From The Hollywood Hotel, Ipoh
The Christmas Party was foe 3 Company RASC LAD REME of the British Army stationed in Ipoh. It was held at the Hollywood Hotel, in Jalan Yang Kalsom, on 18th December 1959. The hotel chefs provided a grand Christmas dinner with Turkey, Christmas Pudding and all the festive trimmings as can be seen left above. The image on the right, the reverse of the menu, carries the signatures of those who attended.
The Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers REME, is a corps of the British Army that has responsibility for the maintenance, servicing and inspection of almost every electrical and mechanical piece of equipment within the British Army including such diverse items as tanks, helicopters, dental tools and cooking utensils. REME was formed in 1942 from an amalgam of other branches of the army including the Royal Army Ordnance Corps (RAOC), the Royal Engineers, the Royal Corps of Signals and the Royal Army Service Corps (RASC).