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July 2017 Newsletter
The July 2017 newsletter is now available to download. It refers to the updated website page of the revised Rules & Guidelines.
150 years of the Royal Navy’s ‘Writer Branch’ – March 2017
Current members of the Royal Navy at the Defence Maritime Logistics School (DMLS) at HMS RALEIGH, the RNWA and ‘Old Scribes’ came together to commemorate a presentation of “The History of the Writer Branch” given by the Writer Trainees on the occasion of the 150 Anniversary of the Foundation of the Branch.
Grand National 2017 Results
Congratulations to a good friend of the RNWA Secretary (who sold him the tickets) CPO Will Brill of HMS Sultan (Gosport) who wins
With 79 tickets drawn, 40 were runners.
130th Annual Reunion Dinner
This years annual reunion dinner will be held on Friday 13 October at 1900 for 1930 at the Union Jack Club (UJC), Sandell Street, Waterloo, London. SE1 8UJ.
Guests of Honour: – Admiral Sir Philip Jones KCB ADC, First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff Royal Navy and Lady Elizabeth Jones.
Battle of Jutland- 31 May – 1 Jun 1916
This is a transcript of the Journal of Petty Officer (Writer) Albert Symonds who was serving in the Town Class Light Cruiser HMS Southampton. (Sister ship of HMS Lowestoft which was in 1916 with the Mediterranean Fleet in the 8th L.C.S.)
May we take this opportunity to wish all members a happy new year, and hope 2016 is great to you all.
The Annual Reunion Photo gallery has been updated with several photographs of the 2015 Annual Reunion.
Presentation of Writer of the Year Trophy
Presentation of the Writer of the Year trophy for 2013 to Logs (Wtr) K Murphy at the DMLS Award Ceremony HMS RALEIGH on 24 July 2014.