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Our Standard Bearers
November 30, 2016

Our Standard Bearers

Over the years I have come to meet and know a vast number of RAA members who are truly dedicated to upholding and endorsing the values and principles of the Royal Regiment and its association; but none more so than our Standard Bearers. Royal Artillery Assembly 2016   Men and women of all ages and abilities have taken it upon themselves to do that bit extra for the regiment and its veterans and they have become personal friends of those of us who work in y...

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North Germany Branch RAA Celebrate RA300
September 21, 2016

North Germany Branch RAA Celebrate RA300

  This was the RAA in Germany at its best! An excellent opportunity for our members in Germany to celebrate RA300 and they did it in style.  The celebrations began with a families’ afternoon full of fun and games for the children.  During the evening RAA branch certificates for outstanding service were presented to Michael & Elke Bridgeman, Dave & Kath Tyer, Peter Mulholland, Paul & Diana Insul and Alec & Uirike Crip...

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Welcome to a snapshot of Gunner magazine!
June 14, 2016

Welcome to a snapshot of Gunner magazine!

Gunner is a monthly magazine that informs readers of what’s happening for the serving and retired members of the Royal Artillery, with the Royal Artillery Association having its own dedicated page in the magazine.               We have reports of Gunners on: exercise, adventure training and sports results. We also have current news items with pictures as well as a section for last posts, reunions and notices.   &...

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ISLE OF MAN POST OFFICE STAMPS CELEBRATE 300 YEARS OF THE ROYAL REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY
May 5, 2016

ISLE OF MAN POST OFFICE STAMPS CELEBRATE 300 YEARS OF THE ROYAL REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY

Isle of Man Post Office in association with the Royal Artillery is pleased to present a set of six stamps celebrating 300 years of The Royal Regiment of Artillery and its remarkable achievements. The stamps are due for release on 9th May 2016.   The £2.44p stamp and the supporting material, features Major Kate Philp, a hero of modern warfare, who lost her leg in a mortar attack in Afghanistan. After her recovery Major Philp went on to train soldiers for...

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My Girl, a pleasure boat that has been on the water in Weymouth since the 1930s is honoured by the Gunners!
April 11, 2016

My Girl, a pleasure boat that has been on the water in Weymouth since the 1930s is honoured by the Gunners!

My Girl saw service in the Second World War when, in 1939 she was requisitioned by the Royal Artillery to ferry Gunners, ammunition and supplies to the coastal defences.  Her skipper at the time was Mr Ron Hill and together with his brother Bert they manned the small vessel throughout the war, carrying troops from the harbour to the sea forts along Weymouth and Portland.  The little boat was painted grey at the time to camouflage her on these dangerous jou...

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