Table Tennis England Vice-President passes away

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Brian and Christine Halliday

Brian and his wife, Christine Halliday, at the English Contingent 2007 - photo Robert Palgon

It is with much sadness that we announce Brian Halliday passed away today (January 20, 2015) of cancer, at Henley-on-Thames Hospice, aged 80 years.

Brian’s involvement with table tennis at a national and county level include the following:

Table Tennis England

  • Vice-President in 2000.
  • Vice-Chairman (Public Relations), 1995/96 to 2002/03.
  • Public Relations Committee Chairman, 1995/96 to 2002/03.
  • National Councillor (Berkshire), 1978 to 1996 and 2005/06 to 2009/10.
  • National Councillor (Isle of Wight), 2010/11 and 2013/14 to 2014/15.

Berkshire County TTA

  • Press Officer, 1978 to 1984.
  • General Secretary, 1995/96.

Veterans English Table Tennis Society

  • Honorary Life Member, 2003.
  • Editor of the VETTS magazine for over a 100 issues.
  • Mike Watts Memorial Trophy for services to the VETTS, 2010.

Kingfisher Table Tennis Club (Reading)

  • Chairman, 1988/89 – 2008/09.

Please contact Rob Sinclair at [email protected] for more information and funeral arrangements.

Rob Sinclair

January 20, 2015.

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