Bill’s gift to club

Bill Valentine presenting painting of Ark Royal to the club president Willie Mcfall
Bill Valentine presenting painting of Ark Royal to the club president Willie Mcfall

IN THE PICTURE . . . Motherwell man and former sailor Bill Valentine hands over a painting of the Ark Royal to be hung permanently in the Motherwell United Services Club.

Bill, chairman of the Lanarkshire Branch of the Royal Marines Association, decided to donate the painting as a gift to the club. Accepting it is club president Willie McFall.

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