ST. ALBANS: Mel Corley is still trying to start a new branch of the RAA in the St Albans area. He already has some volunteers to get the committee up and running. If you are, or know of an ex Gunner in this area then please get in touch with Mel on 01727 839861 or 07813695014 or email him at: sphinxrha@btinternet.com .





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A Terrier's War

Bill Neal of Boarhunt, near Fareham in Hampshire has just completed his wartime memoirs, which are shortly to be published with proceeds donated to The British Legion Poppy Appeal.


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The Bridge at Allerona


On 28 January 1944 twenty-seven B-26 bombers bombed a bridge over the River Paglia at Allerona, Italy just a prisoner of war train, full of allied prisoners, was crossing. At the time the British authorities insisted that the incident be kept secret. Survivors of one of the worst cases of friendly fire in World War 2 tell their story.


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12 Regt Charity Cycle Ride


12 Regiment Royal Artillery will cycle from John O' Groats to Lands End (a distance of over 950 miles) in just 7 and a half days commencing on Thursday 24th April 2014.

They have been training hard throughout the winter and now the time is right for them to raise well deserved funds for the Gunners’ family charity.  Please support them in their efforts and help your charity help those in need.


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47 Regt Farewell to Thorney Island

47 Regt RA will host a formal dinner on Fri 28 Mar 14 to mark its departure from Thorney Island. All serving previous officers of the regimnent are invited.  Enquiries to Capt AP Briers (Civ 01243 388347) (Mil 94295 8347) E: 47RA-RHQ-RCMO@mod.uk 


RHA Assn. 93rd Reunion Dinner

The 93rd Reunion Dinner will take place in Trowbridge on 29 Mar 14. Open to all past and present members of RHA units and their partners. Please contact the Dinner Secretary RJ Whiteway on 01823 665650 or rhaassn@hotmail.co.uk


YOs Course 113 Reunion Lunch

Lt Col Toby Harden is organising the 30 year reunion for YOs 113.  The reunion lunch will be held in London (The Garrison, Bermondsey Street) on 5 April 14 at 1200hrs. To attend contact 07503 182510; tobyharden@gmail.com ; toby.harden480@mod.uk 


The RA Boys, Artificers and Junior Leaders Assn.

The 2014 reunion will be held in the Holiday Inn, Walsgrove Road, Coventry CV2 2HP over the weekend Fri, Sat & Sun 25th, 26th & 27th April.  Full details are in the January issue of The Trumpeter.  More information can be obtained from Ted McKenzie: 07900 806235 or tigerted@eboysra.co.uk


80th Artillery Clerks' Reunion and Assn. Dinner

The 80th Artillery Clerks' Reunion and Assn. Dinner will be held 6-8 Jun 14 at Larkhill. AGM followed by dinner on Sat 7 Jun. Full details from Maj Ian Constantine, 32 Regt RA. Tel 01980 845253 or E: ian.constantine758@mod.uk


P (Parachute) Tp, 7 Para RHA 

30th Anniversary Reunion for ex members & friends.  The Elephant & Castle, Northcamp, Farnborough on Airbourne Forces Weekend, 5 Jul 14. More information from Mark Flannigan: flannigan@yahoo.co.uk


19th Fld Regt RA Reunion

19th Field Regt RA are holding a Reunion on 26/27th September 2014. It will be held in Wigan. For further details contact Steve Fisher at kingfisher60@btinternet.com or Kev Sterland at kevin3054@msn.com


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Postal address:


The RAA Membership Secretary


Royal Artillery Barracks


Wiltshire SP4 8QT


Telephone: 01980 845233

Fax: 01980 634020

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