Category: Shipmates

Bio's of RNA Members during their service career

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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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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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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Funeral Service: John Baldwin

On Thursday 3rd May 2018, shipmates from Huntingdon & District Branch attended the funeral of John Baldwin, a former Royal Naval veteran who had died with no family to attend the service. A call had been put out by the Reverend Simon Whittaker, Padre of Cambridge RNA, for former service personnel to give John (who …

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Huntingdon RNA: Charity Stall – Morrisons, 28 April 2018

On Saturday 28th April, shipmates Graham Murray and Pete Aston manned a charity stall at the newly opened Morrisons store in St Ives. Taking a break from campaigning for Local Government elections, shipmate Karl Webb stopped by to have a look at the new store and see if Graham and Pete needed anything. The day …

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Shipmate Les Brown has Crossed the Bar

Letchworth Branch have the sad duty to report that their President, S/M Les Brown has Crossed the Bar. Further details about Les, his life in the RN and with the RNA, will be updated shortly. His funeral will take place on Thursday 26th April 2018 at St George’s Church, Norton Way, Letchworth, at 1530. Standard …

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Shipmate Don Camp, Peterborough RNA, Crossed the Bar, 3 March 2018

It is with deep regret and sadness that Peterborough Branch, Royal Naval Association, announce that shipmate Don Camp ‘Crossed the Bar’ on Saturday 3rd March 2018. Don was very much an active member of the Branch, he always supported events with a happy and generous disposition. Don’s funeral will be held at 2.00pm on Monday …

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Funeral Service, Rod Morison RM

Shipmates from Huntingdon Branch were saddened to hear that Rod Morison MM RN had Crossed the Bar on the 13th February 2018. Rod was a regular stall holder at St Ives Armed Forces Day (and other events around the country) where he made friends with members of the branch. Rod’s funeral took place at Cambridge …

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Shipmate Penny Jarvis: Veteran Support Officer

On Friday 23rd February 2018, I attended the funeral of an ex-serviceman, Christopher John weaver. I did not know him, but as many of us in the RNA and forces Associations have done in the past, I attended his funeral because he did not have any family able to do so. I found out about …

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Six British World War II Submarines may have been located off Tunisia

On the 6th January 2018, the Times newspaper and Mail Online reported that six British submarines, lost during the Second World War, may have been found off the coast of Tunisia. Jean-Pierre Misson, a Belgium diver was conducting a seabed study, using sonar scans, in an area between Tabarka and Cap Negro. Jean-Pierre believes the …

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