Category: No 6 Area

Shipmate Ron Woods, funeral arrangements and invitation

On Wednesday 17th April 2019, No 6 Area shipmates were informed that our former No 6 Area Treasurer, S/M Ron Woods, had Crossed the Bar at 1100 that morning. Ron was our Area Treasurer for over 15 years, retiring in 2016 due to ill health. His Branch, Aldenham merged with Luton & Dunstable Branch a …

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Royston RNA’s social evening, 16 March 2019

Shipmates from Royston and District Branch enjoyed a social evening, along with shipmates from Haverhill RNA, at the Eternit Sports and Social Club near Royston. With a buffet, raffle and of course some Rum, a great evening was had by all. The proceeds from the raffle were donated to RNA Haverhill’s club charities: the RNLI …

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Shipmate John Reynolds, Crossed the Bar, 11 February 2019

Shipmate Barry Adams of Welwyn Garden City Branch, Royal Naval Association, has passed the sad news that shipmate John Reynolds has Crossed the Bar on the 11th February 2019. SM John was a Life Members of the WGC Club and had been a loyal member for over 45 years. Over his time, he had undertaken …

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A day in the life of a Royal Navy Critical Care Nurse

Lieutenant Leanne Fullwood has served in the Royal Navy for nearly 13 years. Her career began in 2006 with 10 weeks of Phase 1 training at HMS Raleigh where everyone is taught basic military skills, discipline, how to iron and maintain kit, physical training, teamwork and maritime skills such as sea survival and firefighting. To …

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Huntingdon RNA present a toolkit to the local Sea Cadets

T.S. Cromwell, the Huntingdon Branch of the Sea Cadet Corps will be teaching cadets basic engineering skills using old lawn mower engines and any other small engines. To support this, S/M Pete Aston suggested to Huntingdon RNA members that we purchase a tool kit to help the cadets as they only had some basic tools. …

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S/M Basil Phillips, Newbury RNA, honoured by shipmates

A WWII Royal Naval veteran has been honoured by his shipmates. S/M Basil Phillips, who served on HMS Maidstone and HMS Cheviot between 1940 and 1947 in various theatres of conflict during WWII, sadly Crossed the Bar recently. Unfortunately, he had no next of kin or immediate close family. S/M Bob McGuiness, Newbury’s Branch Chairman, …

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S/M Keith Jones, Chairman Chesham & Amersham Branch RNA, has sadly Crossed the Bar

S/M Tim Pridham, Chesham & Amersham Branch, Royal Naval Association has the sad message for shipmates: Sadly, our Branch Chairman S/M Keith Jones, crossed the bar last Saturday, 23rd of February. S/M Keith Jones, LS(S), served in the RN from 1971-1981.  He joined HMS Ganges in November 1972.  Keith served in HMS HARDY, BRISTOL, SHEFFIELD, …

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RNA Annual Conference 2019

The RNA’s annual conference for 2019 will take place at Wyboston Lakes Resort (close to St Neots) over the weekend 7th – 9th June. A website has been setup to provide information on the conference agenda, evening entertainment (Friday night reception and the RNA Gala Dinner on the Saturday night), and the Sunday Parade; additionally, …

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Remembrance Day, 11 November 2018

On Sunday 11th November 2018, shipmates from Huntingdon & District Branch, Royal Naval Association, joined VIPs, Serving Personnel, Armed Forces Associations, Community Groups and residents of Huntingdon for the annual Remembrance Day Service, which this year was also the 100th anniversary of the cessation of hostilities in World War I. This year was a first …

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Huntingdon Branch: Trafalgar Night Dinner, 20 October 2018

On Saturday 20th October 2018, shipmates from Huntingdon & District Branch, Royal Naval Association, held their annual Trafalgar Night Dinner at the Black Bull in Godmanchester. Our guest of honour for the evening was the Mayor of Godmanchester, Councillor Sarah Conboy; we were also pleased to have the Reverend David Busk, St Mary’s Church, Godmanchester …

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