December 26, 2014
Raised by Royal Warrant at Woolwich in 1716 the Royal Regiment of Artillery will celebrate its Tercentenary on 26May 2016. In order to mark this historicmilestone, a series of commemorative activities, collectively known as Royal Artillery 300 (RA 300), will take place over the next few years. These activities will occur simultaneously to World War I centenary and Waterloo 200 commemorations.
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December 3, 2014
The Cornwall Cup is given out to the Regiment that raises the most money throughout the year for the Royal Artillery Charitable Fund.
This year the cup has been awarded to 104th Regiment Royal Artillery.
The General Secretary, Lt Col I A Vere Nicoll would like to thank the Regiment for its continued support and for raising much needed funds to help Gunners everywhere. The Royal Regiment as a whole rose over £51,000 for the Charitable Fund. Your...
November 19, 2014
Ex-Gunner and local Tenby man Jeff Thornton has been influential in the restoration of the Gates at Tenby Memorial Garden. After several years of neglect, Jeff contacted the local council with a plan to have the gates restored to their former glory. Jeff says “ It has taken a long while for the badges and gates to be completed. Originally, only the badges were going to be renewed by Tenby C.C. but then Pembrokeshire C.C. who cl...
November 13, 2014
Royal Artillery Service of Remembrance Hyde Park 2014
The Royal Regiment, Veterans and members of the public paid their respects on Sunday 9th November at the Royal Artillery Memorial, Hyde Park. Over 400 Veterans joined serving soldiers from 1st Regt RHA, 12 Regt RA and Kings Troop RHA at the Royal Artillery Memorial.
The service was organised by the Royal Artillery Sergeant Major WO1 R Bramall and his team with assistance from the Royal Artillery Ass...
November 13, 2014
Soldiers from 12 Regiment Royal Artillery (12 Regt RA) joined residents from the Queen Alexandra Hospital Home (QAHH) to mark Armistice Day in Worthing, West Sussex.
Residents from QAHH are all ex-serving military, Sergeant Vance Walker, 12 Regt RA said “It is a great honour to be here today to mark Armistice Day, along with the residents of QAHH, veterans and the public. It is such a poignant day for everyone around the globe. We are here with past and prese...