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End of an ERA – Decentralisation of 42 (Alem Hamza) AD Sp Bty RA
July 16, 2018

End of an ERA – Decentralisation of 42 (Alem Hamza) AD Sp Bty RA

42 (ALEM HAMZA) Air Defence Support Battery Royal Artillery was established as part of A2020 directing the co-location of Air Defence Artillery Regiments to form the A2020 GBAD structure, conjoined through the establishment of an AD Sp Bty, including a Support Workshop and Stores Troop at Thorney Island.  42 AD Sp Bty RA was established OPCOM Jt GBAD HQ on 1 Aug 14.  Collectively the Unit had a strength of 181, compromising of numerous cap badges (RA, REME...

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A Truly Inspirational Day with Purple Warriors
June 4, 2018

A Truly Inspirational Day with Purple Warriors

As part of the Royal Artillery Charitable Fund I have been to many events involving the armed forces and their families but never have I been so humbled and seen such true grit and determination first hand. It was a great pleasure to be invited to their families day and present Nigel with a cheque for £1800 from the Charitable Fund and to spend the day seeing how it all works.      Purple Warriors is a tri service charity that enables anyone t...

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Gunner Sunday – Another Great Regimental Family Gathering
May 4, 2018

Gunner Sunday – Another Great Regimental Family Gathering

The annual Gunner Sunday parade and service was held on Sunday 29th April. The slightly unseasonal weather did not stop the largest gathering of serving and retired Gunners and their families since the event came into being, joining our artillery In-Pensioners at the Royal Hospital.  It was an impressive show of support to the Regimental Family.        Our Royal Artillery Standard Bearers joined pensioners on parade where they were inspect...

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They braved the heat to raise for the #RACF
April 26, 2018

They braved the heat to raise for the #RACF

The Royal Artillery Charitable Fund would like to convey our huge congratulations and heartfelt thanks to Jude & Ewan for raising over £1600 for the RACF. Running the London Marathon is a challenge in itself but to cover 26.2 miles in 24°C brings its own challenges and the mental battle can only be imagined.  However, they both finished with great times and were still standing at the end.  We now wish them some much deserved rest and recupera...

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Major Eric Dougall VC MC
April 18, 2018

Major Eric Dougall VC MC

On the 14th April 2018, almost 100 years on from The Great War soldiers from 16 Regiment Royal Artillery, Standards from the Royal Artillery Association, The Lord Lieutenant of Kent -The Viscount De L’Isle, MBE and The Worshipful Mayor – Cllr Julie Soyke paid Tribute to Major Eric Dougall VC MC and his incredible bravery.  The citation reads:   ‘For most conspicuous bravery and skilful leadership in the field when in command of his batte...

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