July 22, 2016
21 July is commemorated by P and 127 Batteries, two of the four Gunner batteries with “Dragon” as an honour title. 21 July is the anniversary of the battle of Chinkiang, fought between British and Chinese forces in Chinkiang (Zhenjiang), Kiangsu Province, China, on 21 July 1842 during the First Opium War.
The battle of Chinkiang is modern day Zhenjiang
75 years ago in 1942, P battery had returned fro...
June 30, 2016
A recovery through golf
I’ve been asked the same question a few times recently, “Why do I play Golf, isn’t it just a good walk spoilt”? Well apart from being in the open countryside where there is no pollution in the air, getting a great workout and meeting up with good friends who share my love of golf, would be my normal answer!
BUT there is one other reason why. In 2003 I was told that my breakdown was attributed to my...
June 23, 2016
A gorgeous backdrop on the Inverclyde, the sun was shining & Greenock laid on a phenomenal event with crowds estimated at 25,000 for the Saturday's racing.
Going into the event Sam & Daisy were a little unsure how they would fare, knowing they could hold our their in the rough; as they proved in Scarborough; with the sheltered race site they knew the conditions would be flat calm at this event. In the first race they were able to battl...
June 14, 2016
Gunner is a monthly magazine that informs readers of what’s happening for the serving and retired members of the Royal Artillery, with the Royal Artillery Association having its own dedicated page in the magazine.
We have reports of Gunners on: exercise, adventure training and sports results. We also have current news items with pictures as well as a section for last posts, reunions and notices.
May 17, 2016
The Royal Artillery Association is supporting Daisy and Sam Coleman in their bid to conquer the Powerboat P1 Superstock British Championships this year. Daisy is an ex Gunner from the Royal Artillery and we are proud to put our name on the powerboat and support their bid for glory!
We thought we'd give you a bit of an update following Daisy and Sam’s first event this weekend....