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Local Gunner to Run the Jurassic Coastline for the RAA...
March 9, 2015

Local Gunner to Run the Jurassic Coastline for the RAA...

My name is Abraham Day and I'm a bombardier from 47th Regt RA, I have served for 7 years so far and completed 3 tours of Afghanistan. I joined the RA in my father’s footsteps and also my grandmothers. My father was a gunner in 50 RA and I believe my grandmother was an aircraft spotter during WW2.        I have decided to run my next challenge for the RAA as it is a charity and organisation close to my heart and home. I'm running 8 mile...

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Mr Bobby Crick - Bugler for the serving and ex-serving....
March 5, 2015

Mr Bobby Crick - Bugler for the serving and ex-serving....

My name is Bobby Crick I play the bugle and cavalry natural trumpet army calls for ceremonies, dinners, reunions, weddings, all to enable the charities of serving and veterans as well as their families... so long as i get money for the charities like the royal British Legion or Regimental Association and a little for fuel cost that’s reward enough for me. I consider it an honour every day to have the opportunity to brush shoulders with those of us who took th...

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The Royal Regiment has been busy...
February 27, 2015

The Royal Regiment has been busy...

It has been a very busy period for the Royal Regiment.  A disbandment parade with the Welsh Gunners – 39 Regt RA – going into suspended animation.     Also, 19th Regiment Royal Artillery has marked a significant change to its structure with the placement of 52 (Niagara) Battery in to suspended animation with a parade at Bhurtpore Barracks, Tidworth.   Lieutenant Colonel John Oldroyd, Commanding Officer, 19 Regt RA, said: &l...

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Royal Artillery Band recruits the next generation...
February 27, 2015

Royal Artillery Band recruits the next generation...

The Royal Artillery Band has had a very busy couple of years with many concert’s and commemorations to attend.   This week it threw open its doors to budding musicians from around the country.  These young people then took part in a day of musical activities designed to give them an insight in to life as an Army Musician. The day started with rehearsals in the band room where they played with Army mentor musicians under the direction of Sgt Keith Be...

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39 Regt, The Welsh Gunners bid Farewell.....
February 22, 2015

39 Regt, The Welsh Gunners bid Farewell.....

It was with great sadness that the Regimental flag of the Welsh Gunners was lowered for the last time at Albemarle Barracks signalling the disbandment of the Regiment. Over 300 officers and soldiers from 39 Regiment Royal Artillery, which is known as the Welsh Gunners, were joined by their families and veterans for a parade and flag lowering ceremony at the barracks. The gunners were joined in their final parade by Her Majesty’s Deputy Lord-Lieutenant of Nor...

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