Welcome to the Royal Naval Association Community Site

This is an unofficial site, it has been created as a portal for members of the Royal Naval Association (RNA) to keep in touch via the means of a community forum, blog pages and social media applications. This site is designed to run alongside the official RNA HQ version, all official documentation, announcements and event notifications can be accessed via the Royal Naval Association pages.

Only members of official RNA Branches may be registered to use the private forums, however, there are public pages available in order to inform guests of up-and-coming events, or to provide guidance, and official links, for potential recruits to the RNA.

If you are a member of the RNA, use the ‘Contact Us’ menu and provide your details in order to register with this site.

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Call for mourners, shipmate Chris Weaver’s funeral Friday 23rd February 2018

Over the last few years, shipmate Penny Jarvis has been working with an ex-RN ‘gentleman’ after finding him homeless. Penny was a Veteran Support Officer and had known Chris for some time now. Sadly, Chris died at the beginning of January, his funeral will take place at North Herts Crematorium, Holwell, Nr Hitchin (at 1000). …

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Huntingdon Branch: First charity stall of 2018

On Saturday 27th January 2018, shipmates Karl Webb and Pete Aston headed to the Tesco Superstore at Bar Hill, Cambridge, for the first charity stall of the year. Located in the foyer, we were able to rig up the table, Rum Tub, ensigns, and our new PR display boards. The morning started well, albeit a …

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Bracknell Branch RNA: A success story

With a slow turn-over of new recruits, and an ever-ageing fleet of shipmates within the Royal Naval Association, a number of branches have struggled to keep afloat. Bracknell Branch RNA were no exception to this, in November 2015, the branch looked as if it would fold as nobody wanted to take on any of the …

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Somme 100: an RNA family pilgrimage

With the centenary celebrations and commemorations of the First world War taking place since 2016, shipmate Penny Jarvis and some family members went on a pilgrimage to France to trace the steps of their relatives, killed during the Battle of the Somme. This is Penny’s summary of her trip: On the 18th August 1916 Private …

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