Our well supported reunions at The Tower of London are the backbone of the Association. Next reunion is Friday 6th January 2015 at 7pm, which will also hold our AGM.
A special Korean reunion lunch at the Tower is also being held on Friday 10th July 2015.
When Harry met.....Bert and John. Prince Harry met Bert Mayle and veteran of Italy John Dudley at a reception marking the 70th anniversary of Monte Cassino. See more on the 'Tours' page.
Welcome to our website and hope that you find it interesting and informative. Although this Association was originally started for ex 1st Bn servicemen (hence the White Hackle), we warmly welcome both serving and former members of RRF to our wonderful Association room at HM Tower of London.
If you are still not a member then this is your chance to find old friends and to make new ones.
The Association has five reunions a year, all at the Tower of London, along with a special reunion for Korean veterans. See the events page for 2015 diary dates.
Congratulations to Mike Mogridge and Lt Col Jerome Church who were recognised in the New Year's Honours list.
Mike Mogridge (above) has been awarded the British Empire Medal for his work supporting armed forces personnel and their families.
Mike became a volunteer for the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Families Association after retiring in 2001 and is now secretary of its Oxfordshire branch.
He helps servicemen and women who are struggling financially or suffering from personal or emotional problems.
Lt Col (Retd) Jerome Church was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List.
His outstanding work that he has done for BLESMA and Veterans in general has been quite rightly recognised.
After a full service career which included losing a leg on operations in Northern Ireland in the early 70s, Jerome retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in 2000, becoming General Secretary and Chief Executive of Blesma in October of that year.
Our members have enjoyed a busy summer, whether at Wimbledon (weather not so summer), Chelsea Hospital or Buckingham Palace. Full stories and more photos on the 'news' page.
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The Queen's New Year's Honours
Marne Centenary Anniversary Tour
Next reunion is Friday, February 6th 2015 at The Tower
– this will also be our AGM at 7pm