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We are having a fantastic response to Regiments and Associations having their reunions and requiring the RAA reunion pack which consists of:

Wristbands,Car stickers, Beer mats, RAA/RACF leaflets.

Please may we ask that if you require a reunion pack that you advertise this reunion through our website www.theraa.co.uk and the Gunner magazine.  This is a free service and it will only require you to draft the details of the reunions i.e. Contact name, Tel Number, Reunion details & date with venue of where it is to be held.  This can then be emailed to thegunner@artycen.ra.mod.uk    They need 3-4 months’ notice before the reunion takes place and no later than the 15th of each month for the next addition.  

If there is any reason that you cannot advertise in the Gunner  then please contact:

Elly on 01980 84597Mon/Tues/Thur/Fri mornings between 8:30-12:30.

 NOTICES & REUNIONS DECEMBER 2018   Can you help?

Next year is the 60th Anniversary of RMA Intake 23 Commissioning and we are most keen to get in touch with as many Gunner Officers as possible to invite them to The RMA for a reunion. We are only missing two: – IB (Ian) BALLOCH  and RC (Ralph) DAVIDSON. Does anyone know of their whereabouts, or are able to help us find them? Please get in touch with: AW (Tony) Broke-Smith: abs@broke-smith.co.uk  or phone 07850520338.  

Is this you? I have the following reference number that I cannot trace. If you recognise your Reference Number: MBE W VDT F MBE please email the Subscriptions manager: thegunner@artycen.ra.mod.uk    or phone: 01980 634204. Thank you.    

Centenary Dinner Calling All Sussex Yeoman (Past and Present). The Sussex Yeomanry Association is celebrating its Centenary on Sat 19 Jan 2019 at a Brighton Hotel, please put this date in your diary. A Formal Dinner with official guests to mark this special occasion will be followed by an informal get together with music/dancing. Please bring a guest. Car parking is free. Rooms can be booked if you want to stay overnight. Please register your interest by entering your details through the Event page on our web site www.sussexyeomanry.org or by sending an email to  Centenary@sussexyeomanry.org    

The Royal Artillery Boys’ and Junior Leaders’ Association The next reunion for members of “The Royal Artillery Boys’ and Junior Leaders’ Association” will be held in Coventry over the weekend of 3-4 May 2019. Further details and booking proforma will be published in the January edition of “The Trumpeter.” For details of joining the Association please contact The Secretary Ted McKenzie on exbysra.tm@gmail.com  or phone 07900806235  

North West RAA Mini Assembly 11-13 October 2019 The North West Annual Mini assembly is to be held at the Palace Hotel, Palace Rd, Buxton. SK17 6AG on the above dates 2 Nights DBB £140 per person 1 Night   DBB £75 per person Gala Dinner only £30 per person Further details & Booking Forms from the secretary Jim Baker: 30 Cawood Square, Brinnington, Stockport, SK5 8JS Tel: 01614949590 email: james.baker240@virginmedia.com  All Gunners and Guests welcome to attend.                      

4 Regt RA Officers’ Mess Reunion 4 Regt RA (The North East Gunners), will be holding a reunion dinner for all serving and retired Officers of the Regiment. The (black tie) dinner will be held at the Royal Artillery Officers’ Mess, Larkhill on 1 Feb 2019. This will mark the 80th Anniversary of the formation of 4 RHA in 1939. Invitations will shortly be sent out by post however if you have any enquiries they should be directed to the Reunion Dinner Secretary: Maj Maarten Magee, BC 3/29 (Corunna) Bty, Alanbrooke Barracks, Topcliffe, North Yorkshire, YO7 3EY. Email 4RegtRAReunion@gmail.com , Phone Mil: 94712 5219 Phone Mil: 01845 59 5219 or Dinner Secretary, Capt John Donnelly: Phone Mil: 94712 5308 Phone Mil: 01845 59 5308. Sussex Yeomanry Association.  

45 Regt Officers Mess Reunion The next reunion lunch for the officers of 45 Regt will be on Wednesday 17 Jul 2019 in the RA Mess Larkhill. Details will be published in the spring directly to those on the mailing list. Those not on the list should contact the Lunch Secretary, Lt Col David Clubley, email: davidclubley@tiscali.co.uk    

RMAS Reunion – Intake 22 Sandhurst 14 November 18 December will be the 60th Anniversary (59 years & 11 months) of Intake 22 marching up the steps of Old College to be commissioned. The following officers were commissioned into the Royal Artillery 18 December 1958 are requested to turn out on parade once more; RG Barber (RIP)    NJ Buss       J Collinson-Jones AG Eason (RIP)     RM Gard      DCJ Goodban RC Letchworth     G Sanders    AJ Scruton  JW Timbers. Details for the occasion are still being negotiated but the date has been registered with the Sandhurst Trust, the suggested programme is as follows; 1030 Assemble Intake. 1530 Stand Down. All enquiries to: Col (Retd) George Curtis (Late Royal Regiment of Fusiliers). Email georgecurtisox11@gmail.com    

13 (MARTINIQUE) BTY RA REUNION The reunion will take place on Sat 13 April 2019 at the Copthorne Hotel, the Waterfront, Brierly Hill, Dudley, DY5 1UR. Ex members and guests should book rooms directly with the Copthorne Hotel 01384 482882 and quote: 13 Martinique Battery event. All other enquiries to Kevin Brooks-Usher 07834287426  

18 Regiment RA Reunion It is 50 years in February 2019 since 18 Regt RA disbanded, so we are organising a reunion on Sat 2 of Feb 2019 for Ex 18 Regt RA including attached units, families etc. At the Charnwood Arms Bardon Hill. Cost for x2 people, x2 nights  £110 for B&B including evening buffet. Any problems please contact me and I will try and help, don’t forget your raffle prizes. The contact for Charnwood is Paul Glover or Rebecca quoting 18/18 RA. The Charnwood Arms is a Goodnight Inn and Hungry Horse Pub. Ring 01530 813644 for other offers. Also the October reunion will still take place on the 5 Oct 2019 at the same venue.                        

RAYC AGM and Buffet Lunch All RAYC Members are requested to note the AGM will be held on Thur 28 February 2019 in the RA Mess at Larkhill commencing at 1130hrs. The AGM will be followed by the presentation of Committee Awards and RAYC Colours and a buffet lunch. Members planning to attend the AGM are requested to notify the Honorary Secretary by Fri 9 Feb 2019 and those wishing to attend the lunch are also inform Honorary Secretary accordingly. The Honorary Secretary can be contacted (preferably on email) sgray62@live.co.uk  or on Mobile 07891307803. Further details will be published on the RAYC Website at www.gunnersailing.com nearer to the event.  

26 REGT RA FAREWELL TO MANSERGH In 2019, 26 Regt RA is leaving Germany, it’s home since 1989. On 11 May the Regiment will be on parade to mark the occasion. Anyone wishing to attend the parade, and associated festivities, please contact: Goodbye2Gutersloh@gmail.com