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New RAA Branch for Livingston
July 9, 2015

New RAA Branch for Livingston

  The Royal Artillery Association has a new branch – Livingstone Branch RAA had their first meeting this week. We are very happy to welcome you to the Association and know that it has taken an awful lot of organisation but you have finally got there.  The great support from the surrounding branches in the area has been second to none.  We wish you every success and hope that the branch grows and you all enjoy the fantastic comradeship that com...

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The RA Service of Remembrance - NMA
July 7, 2015

The RA Service of Remembrance - NMA

      It was another hugely successful day at the NMA for the Royal Artillery Service of Remembrance.    The Royal Artillery Association were joined by over 550 Veterans and serving Soldiers from the Royal Regiment who came to pay their respects to those that have gone before. As with every year, the weather permitted us to enjoy the sunshine and the wonderful setting that is the Arboretum.           ...

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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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Gunner Sunday
June 1, 2015

Gunner Sunday

  On a cold and wet morning many RAA veterans and serving Gunners attended the annual Gunner Sunday parade at the Royal Hospital, Chelsea in the company of our In-Pensioners.  With many families and friends present it was a marvellous coming together of the Regimental Family. Royal Artillery Association Standard Bearers joined pensioners on parade where they were inspected by Col Richard Collinge ADC, the Regimental Colonel accompanied by Col Simon Bate...

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Is this the Oldest Member of the RAA.......?
April 17, 2015

Is this the Oldest Member of the RAA.......?

  Just a short note....... We at the Newport branch have a member in his 97th year who is celebrating 78 years since his enlistment into the R.A .  George Reynolds enlisted in the Royal Regiment of Artillery at Newport Barracks - now Raglan Barracks - on 08/03/1937 aged 19.  After training he served in various parts of the world including the Khyber Pass.  He then ended up in Singapore as a bombardier where he became a P.O.W. for the remainder...

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