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Lt Robert Vaughan Gorle VC
October 9, 2018

Lt Robert Vaughan Gorle VC

Robert Vaughan Gorle VC (6 May 1896 – 9 January 1937) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. Robert was born in Southsea on 6 May 1896 and educated at Malvern College and Rugby School. Prior to World War 1 he was a farmer in South Africa. Robert was...

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Soldier On...
September 26, 2018

Soldier On...

Former Royal Artillery Gunner Shaun Johnson served almost 12 years before being discharged from the army with a crush injury halfway through an intended 22-year career. He served with 27 Field Regiment RA, The Kings Troop RHA and Garrison HQ, London District. Johnson is a veteran of ‘The Troubles’ in Northern Ireland, active tours of duty saw him deployed to West Belfast, HMP Maze and County Tyrone.     After struggling with the transitio...

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The Royal Regiment of Artillery and World War One...
September 19, 2018

The Royal Regiment of Artillery and World War One...

As we commemorate one hundred years since the end of WW1 we thought it fitting to explore the Royal Regiments role within it. The exhibition at Wellington Arch is open to all and highlights the role we played in history. You can visit the exhibitiion at the Wellington Arch . If you have your Royal Artillery Association membership card you can enter for free.     UBIQUE

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Warning Order - Artilleryfest 2018 is here
September 14, 2018

Warning Order - Artilleryfest 2018 is here

After the successful opening of the Royal Artillery Museum Exhibition in Larkhill the Museum bring you Artilleryfest! The Royal Artillery Museum Chairman and Board of Trustees were delighted that the Master Gunner St James’s Park, Sir Andrew Gregory KCB CB, officially opened a small exhibition of the RA Collection in Larkhill on the 19thJuly 2018. The opportunity for the exhibition was established with the help of the RSA Commandant, Colonel John Musgrave,...

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Aiming High  & New Beginnings
September 5, 2018

Aiming High & New Beginnings

2018, the start of a new year  and new beginnings.  I was on a course in Catterick doing me ILM coaching course with Help for Heroes, unfortunately two days into it I had a phone call from my sister in Orkney, Scotland saying that my mum was unwell. I had to quickly sort myself out and get up to Scotland, Mum had been battling cancer for 15 years and sadly a week after I arrived my mum passed away. This may have been enough to break anybody,...

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