Couple celebrate 65 years of marriage at The Grand

Newlands 65th wedding anniversary SUS-150302-103737001
Newlands 65th wedding anniversary SUS-150302-103737001
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Eileen and John Newland celebrated their 65th Wedding Anniversary at The Grand Hotel on Saturday (January 31).

Eileen, 91, and John, 89, met in the RAF in 1945, Eileen was a secretary in Air Intelligence and John was aircrew as a wireless operator transferring to the Far East. They married in 1950 in Wimbledon and had six children. They retired in 1987 and moved to Eastbourne in 2000. The pair have travelled the world and still spend time on cruises and ballroom dancing. They have 17 grandchildren, six great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter.