October 12, 2015
Armistice Day, held on 11 November every year, commemorates the signing of the armistice between the Allies and Germany at 11am on 11 November 1918 - the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month. After the end of World War I, Armistice Day was marked each year by a two-minute silence at 11am, a chance for people to stop and remember the 20 million who died during the conflict. Now the two-minute silence is more often held on Remembrance Sunday, the Su...
September 10, 2015
Good Morning All.
Here is the Christmas Card order form for your cards from the RAA.
We have some new ones this year and you can pay by BACS too or send a cheque.
All the money goes to the RAA to help our comrades in need. Please feel free to contact me if you have any queries.
September 8, 2015
Flags and people united. For the big reunion the members of the Royal Artillery & Royal Signals also attacked corps & Regts, including civilian workers came together as a ‘family’ that was once stationed or worked in the former Churchill barracks in the Südstr. Even the Lippstadt Mayor Christof Sommer did the honours.
"It is a really lovely evening, a lovely Idea, I am delighted“, David Basisto said.
He is one of...
September 4, 2015
The Shoeburyness & Essex branch of the Royal Artillery Association visited a Gunner Veteran on behalf of the Association.
Mr Ron Clifton and his wife Pam attended on the Branches behalf:
‘My wife and I spent a couple of hours with Capt. Young and his family at his rest home in Basildon.
The main reason for the visit was that Andy was too frail at nearly 98 to attend the parades in London and his family wished to mark the day somehow. His dau...
September 4, 2015
Mr George Reynolds from the Newport Branch of the Royal Artillery Association meets Her Majesty The Queen at St Martin in the Fields. VJ Day 2016 was commemorated all over the country. To see more of this story please follow the links below: