July 24, 2015
War is about to be declared and as the story goes………………………
‘In front of a 23,000 strong crowd at Burnden Park, the Bolton Wanderers' captain, Harry Goslin, gives a rousing speech before leading the entire team to the local Territorial Army drill hall where they all sign up. For the next six years, as gunners in the 53rd Field Regiment of the Bolton Artillery, they face some of the heaviest fightin...
July 23, 2015
Are you a Royal Artillery serving/retired soldier in the Manchester are looking for assitance with housing? Please follow this link for more information:
This is a reminder that Haig is seeking applicants for our new housing scheme in Manchester, and I would be grateful if this message could be widely disseminated. We have had some promising candidates apply but could do with more.
If you know of anyone who may be interested, please...
July 23, 2015
The Tyneside Scottish Branch recently attended a Beating of Retreat at Alnwick Castle in Northumberland as the guests of Northumbria Army Cadet Force.
The Branch have been active in assisting the ACF, raising over £10,000 and taking them on trips to the WW1 Battlefields, Normandy and the Imperial War Museum in London. After a marching display by the Casino Band of Northumbria ACF, the Castle echoed to the skirl of the pipes.
July 17, 2015
On 16th July a team comprising of Sgt Craig Neill, Bdr Tanya Parry and Bdr Shane Gascoigne of 57 (Bhurtpore) Bty RA visited their RAA affiliated branch in Ramsgate and put on a stirring presentation on past and present life in their battery, including operational tours and current equipment.
The presentation was so professional it inspired many questions from the audience, most of which
were answered over a drink and curry buffet!
July 9, 2015
The Royal Artillery Association has a new branch – Livingstone Branch RAA had their first meeting this week. We are very happy to welcome you to the Association and know that it has taken an awful lot of organisation but you have finally got there.
The great support from the surrounding branches in the area has been second to none. We wish you every success and hope that the branch grows and you all enjoy the fantastic comradeship that com...