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Gunner Sunday
June 1, 2015

Gunner Sunday

  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...

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Jude Baines raises over £1000 for the RA Charitable Fund
May 29, 2015

Jude Baines raises over £1000 for the RA Charitable Fund

  Jude Baines has raised over £1000 for the RA Charitable Fund by running the London Marathon.     Jude completed the iconic route in just over 5 hours with a smile on her face.                                                       This is an epic challenge and we at the Royal Artillery Charitable Fun...

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Royal Artillery Championships
April 30, 2015

Royal Artillery Championships

  The Royal Artillery cycling cohort in RSA Larkhill organised a great event.  The roads were closed to traffic and had been swept to within an inch of its life.  Having been a cold, damp start and not ideal racing conditions the afternoon brought some sunshine and conditions were perfect - so with the hay bales strategically placed the competition got underway. The race kicked off with the novice race and ladies race going together.  The motor...

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47 Regt Support the RAA
April 21, 2015

47 Regt Support the RAA

We at the RAA would like to thank Abraham Day from 47 Regt RA for raising funds for the Royal Artillery Assocation.  It was an epic challenge and in Abe's own words he would like to thank you all that dontaed:-   'thanks to everyone who donated, I completed the CTS Exmoor 10k, which ended up 7.1 miles, with again the worse hills I've ever had to run up. It was really tough with the 16kg weight, I did have to question my sanity for returning to Exmoor f...

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Is this the Oldest Member of the RAA.......?
April 17, 2015

Is this the Oldest Member of the RAA.......?

  Just a short note....... We at the Newport branch have a member in his 97th year who is celebrating 78 years since his enlistment into the R.A .  George Reynolds enlisted in the Royal Regiment of Artillery at Newport Barracks - now Raglan Barracks - on 08/03/1937 aged 19.  After training he served in various parts of the world including the Khyber Pass.  He then ended up in Singapore as a bombardier where he became a P.O.W. for the remainder...

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