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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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The Centenary of Hartlepool Bombardment
December 23, 2014

The Centenary of Hartlepool Bombardment

Today marks 100 years since the bombardment of Hartlepool by the German Navy in the First World War. 130 civilians and military personnel were killed and more than 500 were wounded when German warships attacked on the morning of 16th December 1914. To commemorate the centenary the town is holding a series of events to honour those who died. A new memorial is also being unveiled in the town, featuring 130 ceramic poppies from the Tower Bridge installation in Londo...

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