THIS DAY IN OUR PAST

The fol­low­ing events took place on Septem­ber 21 in the years iden­ti­fied:

Jamaica Gleaner - - HEALTH -

The cer­e­mony of

of the First and Sec­ond Bat­tal­ions Glouces­ter­shire Reg­i­ment takes place with tra­di­tional colour at Up Park Camp. Gov­er­nor John Hug­gins ar­rives af­ter the Sec­ond Bat­tal­ion is formed and takes the Royal Salute in the com­pany of Brigadier E.K. Page, com­man­der, Caribbean Sea; In­spec­tor Noel Cross­well, aide-de-camp; and Ma­jor Watt. Among the spec­ta­tors are Colonel Welch­man, gen­eral staff of­fi­cer, and Mrs Welch­man, Nel­son R. Park, Amer­i­can con­sul gen­eral, and Mrs Park, R.B. Barker and Mrs Barker, Com­man­der Far­ring­ton, res­i­dent naval of­fi­cer, H.R.E. Browne, OBE, deputy colo­nial sec­re­tary, and C.L. Swaby, an as­sis­tant sec­re­tary at the Sec­re­tar­iat. 1965:Com­mon­wealth Com­mon­wealth Eco­nomic Coun­cil and will dis­cuss a va­ri­ety of trade, ex­change and mone­tary mat­ters af­fect­ing the mem­ber na­tions of the Com­mon­wealth. 1983:Seven­teen

Ja­maican stu­dents are awarded un­der­grad­u­ate fel­low­ships to uni­ver­si­ties in the United States un­der the Caribbean Basin Ini­tia­tive (CBI). The CBI is a US pro­gramme which pro­vides trace, eco­nomic as­sis­tance and tax mea­sures to help Caribbean Basin coun­tries build their economies so that their peo­ple can en­joy a higher stan­dard of liv­ing. The awardees will fur­ther their ed­u­ca­tion in the fields of agri­cul­ture, engi­neer­ing, ed­u­ca­tion, health, pub­lic and busi­ness ad­min­is­tra­tion. Some of the awardees in­clude Regi­nald Brown, Fitzroy Campbell, Win­ston Ea­son, Clifton Brown, Keswith Smith, Les­lie Watt, Dwight Tay­lor, Mans­field Richards, Pamella Sa­muels, Gail Evans, Michael Lums­den and Zilla Mar­shall.

– The Gleaner Ar­chives

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