Category: Shipmates

Bio's of RNA Members during their service career

Sea Sunday Service: Huntingdon, 14 July 2019

On Sunday 14th July 2019, shipmates from Huntingdon & District Branch, Royal Naval Association, hosted a Sea Sunday Service on Market Hill in Huntingdon. This was the first time the Branch had hoseted the event; previously the day was organised by the local Merchant Navy Association, but with age and ability, they were unable to …

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Peterborough Naval Veteran receives Norwegian Commemorative Medal

Peterborough Naval Veteran, 100, receives Norwegian Commemorative Medal in honour of his service almost 80 years ago. On 10th July, George W. Hockney BEM, a resident of Park House, Nursing Home in Peterborough, was the subject of a very special presentation, held by Defence Attaché Colonel John Andreas Olsen from the Norwegian Embassy. A Norwegian …

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Veterans Medical Assistance

Trouble with knees and thighs? As a veteran, you can ask for a referral to a specialist Orthopaedic clinic at The Robert Jones & Agnus Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY10 7AG. There is a specific Veterans Clinic run by Lt Col Carl Meyer, an Army Reserve consultant surgeon who also works with 202 Field …

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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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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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Ramsey Freedom of the Town, Civic Service and Merchant Navy Day

On the 2nd September 2018, shipmates Karl Webb and Graham Murray attended three events in Ramsey. The first was the granting of the Freedom of the Town to Ramsey’s Army Cadets, a first for the town as no other organisation has been granted this honour in Ramsey. The second event was the annual Civic Service …

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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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Allied Memorial Remembrance Ride: 7 July 2018

Shipmates Bill Small and Graham Murray, from Huntingdon & District Branch, attended the annual Allied Memorial Remembrance Ride (AMRR) service at the American War Cemetery, Madingley, Cambs, on Sunday 7th July 2018. The Riders Branch of the RBL has carried out the annual AMRR to Madingley American Cemetery for the last 9 years and sees …

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