40 Years Service

At our November club night, a presentation was made to Don and Denise. Don has had an interest in WW2 vehicles for many, many years and around 1976/78 he joined the Solent branch of the MVCG (The Militaryvehicle Conservation Group) which later became the MVT. Note that our club was started around 1967/8 some 50… Read More »

Au Revoir

At our October club meeting, Trevor Bush was presented with a 3D model of his Stalwart from the members of Solent Overlord Executive 2017, in recognition of his work for and on behalf of the club. He will be leaving us during 2018 to start a new life in France on his retirement and the… Read More »

Run to Southwick

Today 30/7/17, a few of the club members met at our club house, Waltham Chase, village hall. From there we had a road run around the back lanes, through our beautiful Hampshire countryside to the very old and quaint village of Southwick. Southwick is rare in that the village is still entirely owned by the… Read More »

National “Drive It” Day Club Run

Club members assembled at the car park at our Club Hall at Waltham Chase on St. Georges Day, Sunday 23rd. April. We set of on our run, on a beautiful sunny day, passing other historic vehicles enjoying the Hampshire countryside at it’s best. When we passed the George & Falcon at Warnford, their car park… Read More »

A Short Report – End of 2016

In the latter part of this year, I think the club has got a bit nearer, to what it used to be, under the new system, with runs to Thorney Island and about three runs with the vehicles, organised by Chris S. & Myrddin. These outings finished up at the pub, all subsidised by the… Read More »

Bursledon Brickworks

Arriving at the gate and opening it, a whole year has past since I done this last. It’s time for the Brickworks to open its gates to the vast array of military vehicles, classic cars, steam train, traction engines and assorted others. 0900 and the blood starts pumping. Will everyone turn up? Will it be… Read More »

Oesterman Memorial Run Aug 2016

Hidden deep in the woods on the hill in Philliswood Down is a small memorial stone to Hauptman Joseph Oesterman a German pilot shot down and killed in 1940 during the second world war. A vehicle run was organised to visit the marker with the permission of the National Trust and the land owners West… Read More »

Mailing List

Along with the new website, we are implementing a mailing list. This article hopes to explain the idea of a mailing list. What is a Mailing List? A mailing list is a list of names and email addresses which can be used to sent material to multiple recipients. You can read more about mailing lists… Read More »

SOE Website

Welcome to the Solent Overlord Executive Military Collectors Club’s new website. We are looking for members to contribute in a number of ways to help populate the pages of the website. We would like members to contribute images they have taken at SOE events to go in the gallery, and for members to do short… Read More »