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Tug Wilson to be awarded the RA Gold Medal!
November 20, 2015

Tug Wilson to be awarded the RA Gold Medal!

  The annual Royal Artillery awards have been announced and I am very pleased to say that Tug Wilson has been awarded the RA Gold Medal for his work in support of the RA Association and the support he gives to the general welfare of the retired Gunners in the North East.                The Royal Artillery Medal is awarded annually to any member of the Royal Regiment of Artillery (Regular or Reserve) of any rank, serv...

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Army Reservist raises for the RA Charitable Fund!
November 16, 2015

Army Reservist raises for the RA Charitable Fund!

  On the 28th of November 2015, Army Reserve soldier Staff Sergeant David Cook from Sunderland will complete a 24 hour individual rowing machine marathon, at 205 (3DvA) Battery, Army Reserve Centre in South Shields. His aim is to raise as much money as possible on behalf of Royal Artillery Charitable Fund, Charity Registration No 210202. The Royal Artillery Charitable Fund assists all Royal Artillery officers, soldiers and their dependants, both serving and r...

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Remembrance Day abroad
November 16, 2015

Remembrance Day abroad

  Second World War Gunner Remembered in Tanzania Wreath-laying ceremonies to mark Remembrance Sunday in the port city of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, this year included a visit to the grave of Lance Bombardier Reginald Fever of 5 Coast Bty RA. Reginald, from Lower Halsow in Kent. He died on 20 April 1945 in the port city of the former British protectorate. He left a wife, Maud. Paul Fuller (Parachute Regiment Association) led a group of ex-Servicemen from the in...

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Field of Remembrance
November 6, 2015

Field of Remembrance

Prince Harry joined his grandfather Prince Philip and other dignitaries, serving soldiers and veterans to pay tribute to the fallen at Westminster Abbey's Field of Remembrance. Prince Philip and Prince Harry placed crosses to add to 100,000 planted by the Royal British Legion to mark remembrance week.             WO1 Matt Norman from the Royal Regiment of Artillery was joined by Lt Col (Retd) I A Vere Nicoll MBE of the Royal Artil...

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A/Sgt John C Raynes - VC Winner
October 23, 2015

A/Sgt John C Raynes - VC Winner

Members of the Royal Artillery Association, the Commanding Officer, 101st (Northumbrian) Regiment Royal Artillery, Lieutenant Colonel Sean Grant Royal Artillery and Officers and Soldiers' from 269 (West Riding) Battery in Leeds paraded at Sheffield City Centre, Cenotaph, Barkers Pool. A special plaque was unveiled today in the city centre in honour of Sergeant Major John Crawshaw Raynes who earned a Victoria Cross for his bravery and devotion to duty in World War 1...

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