Category Archive: RNA Events

Oct 09

Huntingdon RNA present a memorial figurine to Godmanchester Church

On Monday 9th October 2017, members of Huntingdon & District Branch, Royal Naval Association (RNA), presented a naval figurine to Reverend David Busk at the Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin in Godmanchester. The figurine, a replica of a sculpture of a Royal Naval sailor standing in front of the Naval Services Memorial at …

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Jul 31

Huntingdon RNA: Passchendaele Centenary, 31 July 2017

On Monday 31st July 2017, members of Huntingdon & District RNA, and St Neots RNA attended a flag-raising ceremony and wreath laying service to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele. The day began with Standard Bearers from the Royal British Legion mustering outside of the Town Hall. Shipmates Karl Webb, President of Huntingdon …

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Jul 10

Huntingdon & District RNA attend a Battle of Britain Service, 10 July 2017

On Monday 10th July 2017, shipmates from Huntingdon & District Branch attended a flag raising ceremony to commemorate the Battle of Britain. Shipmates Karl Webb, Bill Small, Derrick Morgan and Mark Fearon attended the service, with Bill parading the Branch Standard. The welcome was given by the Chairman of Huntingon District Council (HDC), Cllr Richard …

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Jul 09

Huntingdon RNA and Merchant Navy Associations: Sea Sunday Service, 2017

On Sunday 9th July 2017, shipmates from Huntingdon & District RNA, and members of the Merchant Navy Association (MNA) joined with the congregation from St Mary’s and All Saints’ Churches for a combined Sea Sunday and St Benedict’s Day Service. As the date coincided with St Mary’s and All Saints’ St Benedict’s Day Service, the …

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Jul 01

Allied Memorial Remembrance Ride: 1 July 2017

Following an invitation by Sue Merry of the Royal British Legion Riders (RBLR), shipmates from Huntingdon & District Branch attended the annual Allied Memorial Remembrance Ride (AMRR) service at the American War Cemetery, Madingley, Cambs, on Sunday 1st July 2017. The Riders Branch of the RBL has carried out the annual AMRR to Madingley American …

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May 01

Royston Branch Tombola

On Monday 1st May, shipmates from Royston Branch, Royal Naval Association, attended the annual May Fayre at Royston’s Priory Memorial Gardens. The May Fayre was opened at 1200 noon by the Town Mayor, Cllr Sarah Dingley. Attractions included live music from the swing band Opus 17, fairground rides and bouncy castles as well a a …

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Jan 20

Newbury & District Branch: Memorial Service for HMS Tigris

Newbury & District Branch, Royal Naval Association are organising a Memorial Service and Plaque unveiling ceremony on 26th February 2017, to mark the 75th Anniversary of the Adoption of the Submarine HMS Tigris by the people of Newbury in 1942. Newbury RNA would like to invite Standards from Area 6 and any Member who wishes …

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Dec 12

St Neots & District Annual Presentations 2016

On Monday 12th December members of the St Neots and District Branch of the Royal Naval Assocation gathered together for their annual cheque presentation evening for local good causes. Pictured receiving a cheque for £600 each are Shirley Scotcher from Sue Ryder’s St Johns Hospice, Moggerhanger, Jo Bullace from New Saints Amatueur Boxing Club, St …

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Nov 02

Shipmate Ron Miller, Bracknell RNA, receives the Legion D’Honneur

On Wednesday 2nd November 2016, shipmate Ron Miller of Bracknell RNA, was presented with the Legion D’honneur by Cdr Craig Moran RN (rtd) on behalf of the French government. Able Seaman Torpedoman Ron Miller joined the Royal Navy aged 17, he served for 9 years, and during the Second World War, he was onboard the …

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Sep 18

Rhondda Branch: Dedication Service for their new Branch Standard

On Sunday 18th September, Rhondda Branch RNA, laid up their old Standard and Dedicated their new one. The service took place in St Andrews Church Tonypandy. The service was led by Fr Philip Leyshon (Branch Chaplain) who was assisted by yhe Rev’d Jonathon Wright, Assistant Curate, Benefice of Whitchurch. Rev’d Jonathon is former RN Submariner …

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