January 23, 2015
Recently Artillery House has re-launched two recruiting drives for new members; one through local press agencies and the other over the RAA website. Both are attracting wide interest from retired Gunners across the British Isles. In the past month alone we have attracted over 400 new RAA members through the website and our Facebook pages and current figures show that 10% of these new members want to become members of their local branch.
It is im...
January 13, 2015
Myself and the RSM 12 Regt RA were really pleased to attend the Christmas Lunch held by the Royal Artillery Association Canterbury Branch. It was a lovely occasion and the food and company were superb. Thank you to John Bishop for the invite - although we didn’t win on the raffle. :)
I was introduced to, amongst others, the new Secretary for the Branch – Mr Dave Tong. You can find his details on the Branches page of the RAA website www...
January 7, 2015
The Royal Regiment did very well in the New Year’s Honours List. We had many serving soldiers recognised for their Service and some recognised for Acts of Outstanding achievement.
We also had two members of the Royal Artillery Association honoured. Please see the attached list for more details.
December 31, 2014
The late Ray Cole from Letchworth, who died on December 12 from terminal bowel cancer, was given an BEM for services to the Royal Artillery Association, the Royal British Legion and the surrounding community in Letchworth.
Ray Cole was the President of the Biggleswade Branch of the Royal Artillery Association and a Standard Bearer for over 50 years. He attended all of the RAA events at one time or another and paraded the Standard of the Royal Artillery with p...
December 26, 2014
Raised by Royal Warrant at Woolwich in 1716 the Royal Regiment of Artillery will celebrate its Tercentenary on 26May 2016. In order to mark this historicmilestone, a series of commemorative activities, collectively known as Royal Artillery 300 (RA 300), will take place over the next few years. These activities will occur simultaneously to World War I centenary and Waterloo 200 commemorations.
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