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Welcome to the Artillery Clerks' Association website.

The Artillery Clerks' Association was formed at Woolwich on Saturday 7th March 1998.

Providing a focal point, it is essentially an old comrades association of former Artillery Clerks, either serving or retired, promoting comradeship amongst its members.

The Artillery Clerks' Association is affiliated to and is a branch of the Royal Artillery Association (RAA). All members of the Artillery Clerks' Association are granted life membership of the RAA on acceptance.

Each year the Association holds reunions in the UK and Germany. The next UK reunion will be held in the WO's & Sgts' Mess at Larkhill over the weekend 11-13th June 2021.

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Notices

2021 Larkhill Reunion Dinner Calling Notice Letter

The 2021 Larkhill Reunion Weekend and Dinner

The 86th Artillery Clerks' Reunion and Association Dinner will be held in the Royal Artillery Sergeants' Mess, Larkhill over the weekend of Friday 11th to Sunday 13th June 2021.

The guest of honour at the dinner is yet to be confirmed but will be notified to members accordingly once known.

The Calling Notice can be downloaded (and will be downloaded to your device) by clicking on the letter image shown. Notification of attendance must be completed and sent, either by post, email or using the link below to the Reunion Secretary by Friday 14th May 2021 to book your place and accommodation for the weekend and Reunion Dinner.

Please inform the Reunion Secretary via the link below should you not be able to attend the Reuion Weekend. You can leave a message which will be read out to members during the Reunion Dinner.

The prices for the dinner/accommodation for 2021 are shown below:

Dinner Only (no accommodation/Officers′ Mess): £50.00

Dinner & accommodation Saturday (Sgts′ Mess): £67.00

Dinner & accommodation Friday & Saturday (Sgts′ Mess): £84.00

There are two options available for paying for the Reunion weekend and Association Dinner:

  • Post: Payment by cheque, made payable to the 'Artillery Clerks' Association' and sent to the Reunion Secretary, or;

  • Electronic transfer: Complete the attendance form, email it to the Reunion Secretary or use the link on the web site and make an electronic bank transfer, using your surname as the reference.

    • Acct No: 40945706
    • Sort Code: 20-75-01

Further information can be found on the Reunion Weekend page within this website.

Application Form Non-Attendance

RAA COMMEMORATIVE COASTER

To celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Royal Artillery Association, you can purchase a special commemorative coaster gift set. The design reflects the 100th Anniverary logo representing the Centenary year from 1920 - 2020.

Each coaster measures 9cm x 9cm and comes as a set of six in a presentation box. The total cost per set is £10.95 (£8.00 per set plus £2.95 UK postage). For multiple packs and overseas orders please contact the RAA via the website here.

To purchase your commemorative set of coasters, please complete this order form.

Requests for Army Service Records and Citations

Former Army personnel who wish to receive copies of their service records under the Data Protection Act are required to submit a Subject Access Request (SAR), accompanied by verification of identify (a photocopy of photo card driving license or copy of passport and a utility bill showing current address) to the following address:

Address: APC MS Support - Disclosures 2, MP 535, Kentigern House, 65 Brown Street, Glasgow, G2 8EX

Tel: 0345 600 9663

Fax: 0141 224 3172

Email: apc-sp-disclosures2@mod.gov.uk

Those who are seeking a copy of a citation for a National Award need to submit their application to:

Address: MOD (MS Honours), Level 6, Zone C, Main Building, Whitehall, SW1A 2HB

This free service may be affected by COVID-19 restrictions.

The RAA Gunner Lottery

The Gunner Lottery replaced the Annual Grand Draw and was launched at the RAA NEC Assembly in 2019.

The funds raised from the Lottery are there to assist members in need, whatever their cause, at any time in their lives.

The support provided by the Royal Artillery Charities embraces anyone who is or ever has been a member of the Regimental family. Each year, we assist over 1700 Gunner veterans, the serving regiment, dependants, and support welfare projects and sport.

Coronavirus - COVID19

We would like all of our members to stay safe during this difficult time. The Government has made it clear that to reduce the spread of the COVID19 virus that we need to comply with the advice from the Chief Medical Office UK. The Government's advice has already been posted from 10 Downing Street to every household but further detailed advice can be found on the Government's Official website

The Royal British Legion Magazine

The Royal British Legion publish a magazine quarterly throughout the year. For those members that don't get the magazine through the post view it via this online link

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Age UK Verteran's Newsletter

Age UK want older veterans and their families to get the assistance they really need. Their Veterans email newsletter will provide advice, support and links to stories of other veterans. Click on the image to access the Age UK Newsletter sign-up page.

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Armed Forces Breakfast Clubs

Armed Forces and Veterans Breakfast Clubs exist to facilitate service personnel & veterans to meet up face-to-face in a relaxed informal environment.

These clubs are free to join and provide a place to socialise with like-minded people who you can share some breakfast scoff and good old service banter.