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Remembrance Day abroad
November 16, 2015

Remembrance Day abroad

  Second World War Gunner Remembered in Tanzania Wreath-laying ceremonies to mark Remembrance Sunday in the port city of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, this year included a visit to the grave of Lance Bombardier Reginald Fever of 5 Coast Bty RA. Reginald, from Lower Halsow in Kent. He died on 20 April 1945 in the port city of the former British protectorate. He left a wife, Maud. Paul Fuller (Parachute Regiment Association) led a group of ex-Servicemen from the in...

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Field of Remembrance
November 6, 2015

Field of Remembrance

Prince Harry joined his grandfather Prince Philip and other dignitaries, serving soldiers and veterans to pay tribute to the fallen at Westminster Abbey's Field of Remembrance. Prince Philip and Prince Harry placed crosses to add to 100,000 planted by the Royal British Legion to mark remembrance week.             WO1 Matt Norman from the Royal Regiment of Artillery was joined by Lt Col (Retd) I A Vere Nicoll MBE of the Royal Artil...

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A/Sgt John C Raynes - VC Winner
October 23, 2015

A/Sgt John C Raynes - VC Winner

Members of the Royal Artillery Association, the Commanding Officer, 101st (Northumbrian) Regiment Royal Artillery, Lieutenant Colonel Sean Grant Royal Artillery and Officers and Soldiers' from 269 (West Riding) Battery in Leeds paraded at Sheffield City Centre, Cenotaph, Barkers Pool. A special plaque was unveiled today in the city centre in honour of Sergeant Major John Crawshaw Raynes who earned a Victoria Cross for his bravery and devotion to duty in World War 1...

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Ubique 300 - Zone 1 -  Update......
September 14, 2015

Ubique 300 - Zone 1 - Update......

The last 4 months, since the Launch has seen the Captain Generals Baton travel from England to Europe and capture the imagination of the Royal Artillery far and wide.  It has visited some great monuments and Battlefields and also been witness to some great events.    One of the great highlights for the Royal Artillery Association was the historic gun salute in Valletta, the capital of the Mediterranean Island of Malta.    We cannot p...

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Royal Artillery Veteran Meets The Queen at VJ Day
September 4, 2015

Royal Artillery Veteran Meets The Queen at VJ Day

Mr George Reynolds from the Newport Branch of the Royal Artillery Association meets Her Majesty The Queen at St Martin in the Fields.  VJ Day 2016 was commemorated all over the country.  To see more of this story please follow the links below:   http://www.richmondandtwickenhamtimes.co.uk/news/13599053.Queen_to_lead_VJ_Day_anniversary_commemorations/?ref=mr&lp=4     http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/aug/15/vj-day-queen-commemorati...

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