June 16, 2015
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...
June 1, 2015
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...
November 4, 2014
General Secretary Col Vere Nicoll visited the 1st Tynemouth Volunteer Artillery Association Branch on the 21st October 2014. A delightful evening was had by all with drinks and a three course meal. Colonel Middleton introduced the evening followed by a speech from Col Vere Nicoll about the RAA and RA Charitable Fund. The Northumberland Cadet band played very well. After speeches there was a 'Roll Call' where every member's name was called out...
November 4, 2014
The General Secretary, Col Vere Nicoll visited the Birmingham Branch of the Royal Artillery Association on the 25th October 2014. This event was a well organised evening with a nice meal and wine. It was attended by the Conservative Leader of the council and a previous labour mayor. Encouraged both to have the 26 Regiment Royal Artillery exercising the4 Freedom of Birmingham in 2016.
Col Vere Nicoll gave a speech about the RAA and RA Charitable F...