September 14, 2018
After the successful opening of the Royal Artillery Museum Exhibition in Larkhill the Museum bring you Artilleryfest!
The Royal Artillery Museum Chairman and Board of Trustees were delighted that the Master Gunner St James’s Park, Sir Andrew Gregory KCB CB, officially opened a small exhibition of the RA Collection in Larkhill on the 19thJuly 2018.
The opportunity for the exhibition was established with the help of the RSA Commandant, Colonel John Musgrave,...
April 18, 2018
On the 14th April 2018, almost 100 years on from The Great War soldiers from 16 Regiment Royal Artillery, Standards from the Royal Artillery Association, The Lord Lieutenant of Kent -The Viscount De L’Isle, MBE and The Worshipful Mayor – Cllr Julie Soyke paid Tribute to Major Eric Dougall VC MC and his incredible bravery. The citation reads:
‘For most conspicuous bravery and skilful leadership in the field when in command of his batte...
March 14, 2018
Five members of the Newbury and District Branch of the Royal Artillery Association have had their hard work on behalf of local Gunner veterans recognized by the award of Royal Artillery Association Certificates of Appreciation – a new national award.
The certificates, awarded to Pam and Dave Soley, Annette and David Griffiths and Bert Gatehouse, were presented during a recent military parade in Larkhill by the Branch’s affiliated regular army uni...
August 22, 2017
Army Veteran, Kevin O' Brien completed his 375 mile Charity Bike Ride, Blyth to Larkhill in 3 days.
Local Royal Artillery Branch members supporting Kevin on his way down to Larkhill
Kevin said " I have only gone and done it, arrived to a great reception by the staff at The Royal Artillery, Headquarters. My right knee is mashed, but, not to be outdone I pedalled the last few miles with my left leg"
His wife Sarah who supported him thr...
July 19, 2017
Norwich Branch has sadly had to say goodbye to one of their staunchest members and supporters, Colin Thackery, as he departed to London to become an In-Pensioner at The Royal Hospital, Chelsea.
Colin, a Korean veteran, who left the Royal Artillery as an AIG (Instructor in Gunnery) made the decision to apply to the RHC, following the passing of his dear wife Joan, last December and after going through the process of application, was accepted there and moved into his...