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Gunner Sunday - A Truly Regimental Family Gathering
May 3, 2017

Gunner Sunday - A Truly Regimental Family Gathering

The annual Gunner Sunday parade and service was held in fine weather on Sunday 30th April.  A large gathering of serving and retired Gunners and their families joined artillery In-Pensioners at the Royal Hospital, Chelsea in an impressive show of support to the Regimental Family.      Royal Artillery Standard Bearers joined pensioners on parade where they were inspected by Maj Gen David Cullen, Controller Royal Artillery; Col Richard Collinge,...

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The New & The Retired at Leeds Branch
April 24, 2017

The New & The Retired at Leeds Branch

Saturday 22nd April 2017 saw an important date in the history of Royal Artillery Association Leeds Branch. This was the retirement parade for our old circa 1947 RAA standard and the presentation, blessing, and first outing for a brand new Standard. The history of the RAA Leeds standard dates back to 1947, upon the creation of 269 Regiment RA reverting to Territorial service following the Second World War. Originally the 'Branch' was based upon Fenton Street Barra...

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BRITISH TRANS-AMERICAS EXPEDITION 2017 – UPDATE FROM SANTIAGO, CHILE
April 7, 2017

BRITISH TRANS-AMERICAS EXPEDITION 2017 – UPDATE FROM SANTIAGO, CHILE

After 10 days of continuous riding, covering 4810km, the expedition team have enjoyed their first bed and bath since leaving Punta Arenas, courtesy of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Chile. In the charming surroundings of the Embassy with the Andes as a backdrop, the team have had the opportunity to service their bikes, clean laundry and plan the next leg of the journey. Tomorrow they depart for their next great challenge - a 1000km crossing of the Atacama Desert...

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Royal Artillery motorcyclist attempts world record
February 23, 2017

Royal Artillery motorcyclist attempts world record

Six servicemen from the British Army and Royal Navy are attempting to set a world record to become the first motorcyclists to ride, in one continuous journey, the entire length of the world’s longest road – the Pan-American Highway. The British Trans-Americas Expedition Team will leave Tierra del Fuego at the southern tip of South America on a 20,000-mile motorcycle journey to Prudhoe Bay on the northern coast of Alaska. The route will take them throug...

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Royal Artillery Archive arrives in Larkhill
January 12, 2017

Royal Artillery Archive arrives in Larkhill

The Royal Artillery Museum Archive has now arrived in Larkhill and is back at the heart of the Regiment.  We are delighted to see that 10% of the Archive Collection is not in situ within the Royal School of Artillery with the Regimental Family soon being able to access some of these records historic records.          The main Royal Artillery Archive contains over 5,000 separate military document collections, 3 million photographs an...

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