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57 (Bhurtpore) Bty RA visit RAA Ramsgate
July 17, 2015

57 (Bhurtpore) Bty RA visit RAA Ramsgate

On 16th July a team comprising of Sgt Craig Neill, Bdr Tanya Parry and Bdr Shane Gascoigne of 57 (Bhurtpore) Bty RA visited their RAA affiliated branch in Ramsgate and put on a stirring presentation on past and present life in their battery, including operational tours and current equipment.     The presentation was so professional it inspired many questions from the audience, most of which were answered over a drink and curry buffet!   ...

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The British 10K London Run
July 17, 2015

The British 10K London Run

The 10K British London run took place in London on the 12th July.  The event was again well attended by the Royal Regiment of Artillery.  The Royal Artillery Charitable Fund had teams from 16 Regt RA, 14 Regt RA, 12 Regt RA, 26 Regt RA and 1 RHA. The event itself was a huge success and we are very grateful to all our Regiments for taking the time out of their weekends to raise money for the Charitable Fund.  All the money raised goes to Gunner Veter...

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3rd Regiment, Royal Horse Artillery Say Goodbye.....
June 16, 2015

3rd Regiment, Royal Horse Artillery Say Goodbye.....

3rd Regiment Royal Horse Artillery is a Close Support Artillery Regiment, which has been based in Germany for 17 years but is now moving to Albemarle Barracks just outside Newcastle-upon-Tyne. The Regiment consists of 5 Batteries, C, D, J (Sidi Rezegh), M (Headquarters) Battery and N Battery (The Eagle Troop). The Batteries of the Regiment have existed since 1st November 1793. The modern Regiment, as we see it today, was formed at Abbassia Barracks, Cairo, on the 2...

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Bastion Wall Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum
June 16, 2015

Bastion Wall Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum

In one of his final acts as a regular officer, Prince Harry unveiled the Bastion Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum on Thursday 11 June 2015.  The Memorial (a wall originally constructed at Camp Bastion, Helmand Province to honour British Service personnel who died on operations in Afghanistan) was repatriated to UK in late 2014.  The reconstructed Bastion Memorial is based on the same design and a Service of Dedication took place to remember thos...

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Royal Artillery Championships
April 30, 2015

Royal Artillery Championships

  The Royal Artillery cycling cohort in RSA Larkhill organised a great event.  The roads were closed to traffic and had been swept to within an inch of its life.  Having been a cold, damp start and not ideal racing conditions the afternoon brought some sunshine and conditions were perfect - so with the hay bales strategically placed the competition got underway. The race kicked off with the novice race and ladies race going together.  The motor...

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