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Our Gosport Lads

Although offically still Poole chapter,
The Gosport lads are now refered to as the Our Gosport lads :)
this patch is a gosport member only patch
and its meaning is explained below



Turk town

https://historicgosport.uk/turk-town/

The term Turk Town (Turke Stadt) has its origins in an incident dating to 1850 when two Turkish ships, seeking shelter in Portsmouth
Harbour during a courtesy visit were refused permission to land sailors at Portsmouth. Instead Gosport gave them a warm welcome and shelter, leading to those living in Portsmouth referring to their neighbour as
Turk Town