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Our Standard Bearers
November 30, 2016

Our Standard Bearers

Over the years I have come to meet and know a vast number of RAA members who are truly dedicated to upholding and endorsing the values and principles of the Royal Regiment and its association; but none more so than our Standard Bearers. Royal Artillery Assembly 2016   Men and women of all ages and abilities have taken it upon themselves to do that bit extra for the regiment and its veterans and they have become personal friends of those of us who work in y...

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Normandy veteran, Gunner Peter Chesney, 92, receives France’s highest honour
November 15, 2016

Normandy veteran, Gunner Peter Chesney, 92, receives France’s highest honour

AN OLD Hillingdon soldier has received France’s highest honour for his part in the Normandy landings of World War 2, thanks to the efforts of his surgeon.   Peter Chesney, 92, was presented with the Legion d’Honneur at a simple ceremony in Hillingdon Hospital’s Beaconsfield East Ward on Thursday, 3 November.   The Mayor of Hillingdon, Councillor John Hensley, pinned the medal on to Mr Chesney’s jacket, watched by Mayoress Diane He...

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