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Children from Pembroke House, Kenya commemorate Lieutenant Thomas Sanders
November 21, 2017

Children from Pembroke House, Kenya commemorate Lieutenant Thomas Sanders

Children from Pembroke House, a Prep School in the Rift Valley of Kenya, visited the Commonwealth War Grave Cemetery in Gilgil on Remembrance Day. They held a ceremony by the grave of Lieutenant Thomas Sanders, Royal Artillery. The last post was played and the School Chaplain read a short prayer. Thomas Sanders was 22 when he died of fever whilst serving with an East African unit in 1943. He had attended Blundells School in Devon and according to his local newspa...

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Ex ICE MAIDEN - Can they be the first?
November 7, 2017

Ex ICE MAIDEN - Can they be the first?

Ex ICE MAIDEN aims to be the first all female team to ski coast to coast across Antarctica using muscle power alone.  We will cover 1,700km, pulling sledges of approximately 75kg and battling temperatures of -50°C and wind speeds of over 60mph during our three-month journey.  With only two resupply points along the route, we will carry all the supplies and equipment needed to survive for up to 600km at a time.          &...

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Ride To The Wall 2017
October 10, 2017

Ride To The Wall 2017

‘Ride To The Wall’ is a unique motorcycling event which gives motorcyclists an opportunity to gather together at a place of remembrance, to pay their respects to our fallen service men and women and in doing so, raise funds solely for the purpose of perpetuating their memory and recognising the sacrifice made.   The RTTW event sees veterans and civilian bikers, ride from across 11 different starting points around the country as well as Europe parti...

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The Association extends its Regimental Family to France & Italy
September 27, 2017

The Association extends its Regimental Family to France & Italy

Following some friendly and productive discussions between Brigadier General Rocco Viglietta, President of the Italian Artillery Association and Lt Col Ian Vere Nicoll, Regimental Secretary, an agreement has been reached to sign a joint ‘Memorandum of Understanding’ between the two artillery associations.  While this was being arranged Major General Jean-Pierre Mayer, President of the French Artillery Association, subsequently also approached to ha...

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The Regimental Family has had a busy Summer....
September 8, 2017

The Regimental Family has had a busy Summer....

It has been a great summer (apart from the weather) for the Regimental Family. We have been following our social and from all the great posts it seems that you have all been very busy and making the most of your holidays!  There have been reunions, events and some epic fundraising challenges from both the regiments and individuals.  The Royal Regiment might have been stood down for most of August but our veterans and their families certainly kept themselv...

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