Guildford Hockey Club Est. 1912

Former GHC President Celebrates 100th Birthday

 12th Feb 2020
20200213-100bday3It seems the secret to longevity and good health is playing hockey and helping run your local club...
 
 
 
 
 

GHC President Maggs Kyte is here with former President Mel Burgess (standing, left) and former President Alex Laver (seated), who celebrated her 100th birthday this week:

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Alex started playing for Merrow Ladies when she was still at school.

She moved to Guildford HC when the two clubs joined during the war.

She was a corporal in the WWAF during the war and was an aircraft fitter.

Alex has travelled the world including white water rafting on the Zambezi when she was in her 70s!

More former hockey players helping Alex celebrate her 100th birthday:

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And yes, here is the famous Happy 100th Birthday letter from the Queen:

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