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A Truly Inspirational Day with Purple Warriors
June 4, 2018

A Truly Inspirational Day with Purple Warriors

As part of the Royal Artillery Charitable Fund I have been to many events involving the armed forces and their families but never have I been so humbled and seen such true grit and determination first hand. It was a great pleasure to be invited to their families day and present Nigel with a cheque for £1800 from the Charitable Fund and to spend the day seeing how it all works.      Purple Warriors is a tri service charity that enables anyone t...

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Gunner Sunday – Another Great Regimental Family Gathering
May 4, 2018

Gunner Sunday – Another Great Regimental Family Gathering

The annual Gunner Sunday parade and service was held on Sunday 29th April. The slightly unseasonal weather did not stop the largest gathering of serving and retired Gunners and their families since the event came into being, joining our artillery In-Pensioners at the Royal Hospital.  It was an impressive show of support to the Regimental Family.        Our Royal Artillery Standard Bearers joined pensioners on parade where they were inspect...

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Dedication of New Gates at Woolwich Garrison Church
April 26, 2018

Dedication of New Gates at Woolwich Garrison Church

On 11th April the Woolwich Garrison Church Trust hosted a Service to dedicate new gates to replace the wooden barrier that obscured the interior from passers-by. The ceremony of unveiling was carried out by HRH The Duke of Gloucester KG GCVO before a congregation of distinguished guests, including Earl Howe from the Ministry of Defence and the French and German Military Attachés. Also in attendance were Matthew Pennycook (local MP), Pieter van der Merwe (Depu...

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They braved the heat to raise for the #RACF
April 26, 2018

They braved the heat to raise for the #RACF

The Royal Artillery Charitable Fund would like to convey our huge congratulations and heartfelt thanks to Jude & Ewan for raising over £1600 for the RACF. Running the London Marathon is a challenge in itself but to cover 26.2 miles in 24°C brings its own challenges and the mental battle can only be imagined.  However, they both finished with great times and were still standing at the end.  We now wish them some much deserved rest and recupera...

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