Category: No 6 Area

RAF100 First Commission and Reaffirmation Parade

On Monday 3rd September 2018, a military contingent from RAF Wyton held a memorial service to commemorate the first operational sortie from RAF Wyton on the 3rd September 1939, and had a chance to reaffirm their Freedom of the Town as part of the RAF 100 celebrations being held throughout the country. Shipmates Karl Webb …

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Ramsey Freedom of the Town, Civic Service and Merchant Navy Day

On the 2nd September 2018, shipmates Karl Webb and Graham Murray attended three events in Ramsey. The first was the granting of the Freedom of the Town to Ramsey’s Army Cadets, a first for the town as no other organisation has been granted this honour in Ramsey. The second event was the annual Civic Service …

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St Neots Branch, Concert with the Band of HM Royal Marines, 29 September 2018

St Neots Branch, Royal Naval Association are proud to present the Band of HM Royal Marines, in concert at the Priory Centre, Priory Lane, St Neots on the 29th September 2018.   Tickets are selling fast, please contact shipmates Keith Ridley or Tom Mumford to purchase yours. Click on the poster for further details.

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Allied Memorial Remembrance Ride: 7 July 2018

Shipmates Bill Small and Graham Murray, from Huntingdon & District Branch, attended the annual Allied Memorial Remembrance Ride (AMRR) service at the American War Cemetery, Madingley, Cambs, on Sunday 7th July 2018. The Riders Branch of the RBL has carried out the annual AMRR to Madingley American Cemetery for the last 9 years and sees …

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Godmanchester Gala, 7 July 2018

On Sunday 7th July 2018, Huntingdon RNA shipmates held a joint stall with T.S. Cromwell SCC at the annual Godmanchester Gala. A quiet day due to World Cup football but still a time to meet many members of the public throughout the day. We even had a visit from the Mayor of Godmanchester, Cllr Sarah …

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Harry Eddy – Legion d’Honneur; Crossed the Bar, May 2018

It is with great regret that the St Neots branch have to report that S/M Harry Eddy, aged 95, crossed the bar during May this year. Harry was a D Day veteran acting as a Wireman in Mark 4 Tank Landing Craft, a very under reported arm of the R.N. One of his duties was …

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Royston RNA attend the Melbourn Fete, 23 June 2018

Melbourn fete was on Saturday 23rd June 2018 and we had a great day and the weather was glorious. We had a tombola stall and assisted by 10 shipmates. The prizes were all donated and we started at 1200 and by 1610 we had cleared our stall of all prizes and we raised £428.00 on …

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St Neots Branch, Armed Forces Day 2018

St Neots branch, Royal Naval Association, attended Armed Forces Day on Saturday the 23rd June. All branches of the armed forces were represented, and the RNA St Neots Branch had a fully manned stand all day. As this is the biggest show of its kind in Cambridgeshire, it was important that the branch put their …

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St Neots Armed Forces Day Gala, Saturday 23rd June 2018

Saint Neots Armed Forces Day is on Sat 23rd June, details attached. A really great family day out, with plenty for everyone. St Neots RNA are heavily involved in the planning, promoting, ceremonial and fund-raising aspects of this event. Be sure to visit their stall and you’ll be made very welcome. Hope to see you …

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Huntingdon RNA: Garden Party at Buckingham Palace

On Thursday 7th June 2018, seven shipmates from Huntingdon Branch attended a Royal Garden Party hosted by HRH The Princess Royal, Patron of the Not Forgotten Association. In April, S/M Martin Girvan had asked members of the branch if they would like to attend a garden party for the Not Forgotten Association if invited, all …

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