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Major General Sir Christopher Charles Teesdalc VC KCMG CB
February 19, 2015

Major General Sir Christopher Charles Teesdalc VC KCMG CB

On Thursday 26th February a ceremony will take place to unveil a Commemorative Paving Stone to honour Major General Sir Christopher Charles Teesdalc VC KCMG CB, who was awarded the Victoria Cross following action during the Crimean War. Christopher Teesdale was born in South Africa in 1833 and, like his father, was an officcr in the Royal Artillery. During the Crimean War he took command of a force defending the fortress of Kars against the Russians. Following sev...

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Italy Star Commemoration - 19th April 2015
February 13, 2015

Italy Star Commemoration - 19th April 2015

I represent a group of WWII Italy Campaign veterans and their families who are bound together by one common goal which is to remind members' of this country that our Armed Forces were involved in Italy, a two year, ardous campaign that commenced in Sicily July 1943 and ended for many in Trieste in April 1945.  We are not associated with any other group, association or society but independently formed.We formed our group of 2010 when I suggested, having met so...

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'Gunners' do very well in the New Years Honours List 2015
January 7, 2015

'Gunners' do very well in the New Years Honours List 2015

The Royal Regiment did very well in the New Year’s Honours List.  We had many serving soldiers recognised for their Service and some recognised for Acts of Outstanding achievement. We also had two members of the Royal Artillery Association honoured.  Please see the attached list for more details.

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UBIQUE 300
December 26, 2014

UBIQUE 300

Raised by Royal Warrant at Woolwich in 1716 the Royal Regiment of Artillery will celebrate its Tercentenary on 26May 2016. In order to mark this historicmilestone, a series of commemorative activities, collectively known as Royal Artillery 300 (RA 300), will take place over the next few years. These activities will occur simultaneously to World War I centenary and Waterloo 200 commemorations. For more information please follow this lin...

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The Village with the Gun
December 26, 2014

The Village with the Gun

Remembering the Soldiers of the First World War, 100 years on A nineteenth century cannon sits at the centre of a Pakistani village. Here we take a look at the story of the Dulmial Gun. Dulmial is a village approximately 100 miles south of Islamabad, in the Salt Range region.  A century ago, the area was part of British India, which meant that its inhabitants were drawn into the Great War on the side of the Allies. A settlement steeped in military history, Dul...

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