Category: RNA Parades

Nov 23

Peterborough RNA – Newsletter, 23 November 2017

The latest publication of Peterborough RNA’s Newsletter is now available by clicking on the link below. This issue (as always) is full of useful RNA information, Branch news and RN dits in general. Newsletter No 16, November 2017 Thank you Dave Clemets for sharing this with the RNA Community.

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Nov 11

Armistice Day, Huntingdon 11/11/2017

On the 11th of November 2017, shipmates from Huntingdon & District Branch attended a short service of Remembrance for Armistice Day (the main parade taking place on Sunday 12th November). Shipmate Bill Small paraded the Branch Standard with S/Ms Karl Webb and Graham Murray also represented the Branch. Prayers were said by S/M, the Reverand …

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Nov 09

Huntingdon & District RNA attend Flag-raising for Remembrance Day 2017

On Thursday 9th November 2017, shipmates from Huntingdon & District Branch attended a flag-raising service for Remembrance Day. This was the first of four Remembrance Day services that the Branch would attend. Shipmate Bill Small paraded the Branch Standard, shipmates Karl Webb and Martin Girvan joined VIPs, Councillors, Service personnel from RAF Wyton, and members …

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Oct 08

Kimbolton RBL Standard Dedication, Sunday 8th October 2017

On Sunday 8th October 2017, Kimbolton Branch, Royal British Legion, held a service of Dedication of their new Branch Standard and the laying up of the old Branch Standard. The service took place at St Andrew’s Church, Kimbolton. Huntingdon & District Branch, Royal Naval Association were invited to the service. S/Ms Karl Webb, Bill Small, …

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Aug 09

Huntingdon & District Branch: WRNS100 Commemorations

During 2017, the Royal Navy are celebrating the centenary of the formation of the Women’s Royal Naval Service (WRNS), or more commonly known as Wrens by those who have served. Huntingdon & District Branch of the Royal Naval Association currently have three former Wrens and one serving female member of the Royal Naval Reserves (the …

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Apr 29

Huntingdon Branch: Army v Navy Rugby 2017

On Saturday 29th April 2017, shipmates from Huntingdon & District Branch, and a former member of the army, went to Twickenham to attend the 100th Army v Navy Rugby match at Twickenham. The day started with everyone meeting up at Sandford House in Huntingdon for a hearty breakfast (and a quick pint to wet the …

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Mar 13

Fly a Flag for Commonwealth Day, 2017

On Monday 13th March 2017, the Chair of Huntingdon District Council, Cllr Peter Bucknell, invited members of the Armed Forces, Armed Forces Associations, local dignitaries and residents of Huntingdon to attend a flag raising ceremony for Commonwealth Day. Shipmates Karl Webb (Branch President), Bill Small (Standard Bearer) and Victor Lucas (former High Sheriff of Cambridgeshire) …

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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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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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Jul 26

Newbury & District RNA commemorates the loss of H.M.S. Tigris

Newbury & District RNA held a Service commemorating the loss of H.M.S. Tigris (Lieutenant Commander George R Colvin, DSO, DSC, Royal Navy) on 27th February 1943. The Service was held on Sunday 24th July 2016 at the Church of St Nicolas in Newbury. At the Service, the Submariners Association National Standard was paraded by Trevor …

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