September 4, 2015
The Shoeburyness & Essex branch of the Royal Artillery Association visited a Gunner Veteran on behalf of the Association.
Mr Ron Clifton and his wife Pam attended on the Branches behalf:
‘My wife and I spent a couple of hours with Capt. Young and his family at his rest home in Basildon.
The main reason for the visit was that Andy was too frail at nearly 98 to attend the parades in London and his family wished to mark the day somehow. His dau...
September 4, 2015
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:
August 12, 2015
I am pleased to announce that the 2015 Royal Artillery Association Grand Draw succeeded in raising the very welcome figure of £1662 for the Royal Artillery Association, and I take this opportunity to thank you all for the efforts in raising funds on our behalf.
As you know our aim in organising the Draw is to reduce to a minimum the call by the Royal Artillery Association on the Royal Artillery Charitable Fund so that every member of the Gunner fam...
August 5, 2015
DE&S ‘Ride To Remember’ Op HERRICK
A team of six military personnel and civil servants from Artillery Systems, Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S), embarked on a 500km journey from Abbey Wood, Bristol to the National Memorial Arboretum (NMA), via the Royal School of Artillery, Larkhill. The sponsored cycle was to remember the seventeen Gunner Officers and soldiers that paid the ultimate sacrifice during operations in Afghanistan...
July 24, 2015
War is about to be declared and as the story goes………………………
‘In front of a 23,000 strong crowd at Burnden Park, the Bolton Wanderers' captain, Harry Goslin, gives a rousing speech before leading the entire team to the local Territorial Army drill hall where they all sign up. For the next six years, as gunners in the 53rd Field Regiment of the Bolton Artillery, they face some of the heaviest fightin...