Category: Shipmates

Bio's of RNA Members during their service career

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 21

Huntingdon & District Branch: Trafalgar Night Dinner, 2017

On Saturday 21st October 2017, the 212th anniversary of the Royal Navy’s greatest battles in history, Huntingdon & District Branch celebrated their annual Trafalgar Night Dinner at the Black Bull in Godmanchester. Guests of honour were the Mayor and Mayoress of Huntingdon, Councillor Jay Dyne and Councillor Sonia Dyne, and two Founder members of the …

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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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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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Sep 25

Shipmate Jim McKay has Crossed the Bar, 24 September 2017

It is with deep sadness that Huntingdon & District Branch, Royal Naval Association, announce that our shipmate, Jim McKay has Crossed the Bar. S/M Jim McKay was a much loved member of Huntingdon & District Branch, along with S/M Monica McKay, the pair always took part in branch events when they were able to, sadly …

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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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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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