November 20, 2015
The annual Royal Artillery awards have been announced and I am very pleased to say that Tug Wilson has been awarded the RA Gold Medal for his work in support of the RA Association and the support he gives to the general welfare of the retired Gunners in the North East.
The Royal Artillery Medal is awarded annually to any member of the Royal Regiment of Artillery (Regular or Reserve) of any rank, serv...
November 16, 2015
On the 28th of November 2015, Army Reserve soldier Staff Sergeant David Cook from Sunderland will complete a 24 hour individual rowing machine marathon, at 205 (3DvA) Battery, Army Reserve Centre in South Shields. His aim is to raise as much money as possible on behalf of Royal Artillery Charitable Fund, Charity Registration No 210202.
The Royal Artillery Charitable Fund assists all Royal Artillery officers, soldiers and their dependants, both serving and r...
November 16, 2015
Second World War Gunner Remembered in Tanzania
Wreath-laying ceremonies to mark Remembrance Sunday in the port city of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, this year included a visit to the grave of Lance Bombardier Reginald Fever of 5 Coast Bty RA. Reginald, from Lower Halsow in Kent. He died on 20 April 1945 in the port city of the former British protectorate. He left a wife, Maud.
Paul Fuller (Parachute Regiment Association) led a group of ex-Servicemen from the in...
November 6, 2015
Prince Harry joined his grandfather Prince Philip and other dignitaries, serving soldiers and veterans to pay tribute to the fallen at Westminster Abbey's Field of Remembrance. Prince Philip and Prince Harry placed crosses to add to 100,000 planted by the Royal British Legion to mark remembrance week.
WO1 Matt Norman from the Royal Regiment of Artillery was joined by Lt Col (Retd) I A Vere Nicoll MBE of the Royal Artil...
November 3, 2015
On the 20th June 2015 the Royal Artillery Hunt held a Summer Ball in honour of the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo.
This led to some great funds being raised for the Royal Artillery Charitable Fund.
The Regimental Secretary Colonel Rupert Robson receiving a cheque for £2,800 for the
Royal Artillery Charitable Fund from Phil Hodson of the RA Hunt