Our President in 1979/80 was:
Professor David Daiches presided and delivered the Toast to Sir Walter at our 71st Annual Dinner on Friday 1st March 1980 in The North British Hotel, Edinburgh
We are missing the 1980 Annual Bulletin
Brigadier Bernard Edward Fergusson, Baron Ballantrae, KT, GCMG, GCVO, DSO, OBE (6 May 1911 – 28 November 1980) was a British Army officer, a military historian and the last British-born Governor-General of New Zealand.
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