Cadet Forces

The Army Cadet Force (ACF) and the Combined Cadet Force (CCF) are national voluntary youth movements supported by the Armed Forces.

The ACF is organised on a County basis and most units within the Royal Anglian Regiment’s area are affiliated to it and wear the Regiment’s cap badge.


Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire: 1 Company: Bishop’s Stortford, Cheshunt (Corps of Drums), Hertford, Hoddesdon, Waltham Cross, Ware.  2 Company: Buntingford, Harpenden School, Hitchin, Letchworth, Royston, Stevenage North, Stevenage South.  4 Company: Ampthill, Dunstable, Lidlington, Luton.  5 Company: Biggleswade, Sandy, Stotfold


Cambridgeshire: No 1 (Hereward) Company: Peterborough (Drums Detachment), Talavera (Welland), Walton, Wisbech, Yaxley.  No 2 (Cromwell) Company: Cambridge (Chesterton Detachment), Comberton, Huntingdon, Melbourn, Ramsey, St Ives, St Neots.  No 3 (Ironside) Company: Bottisham (Drums Detachment), Burwell, Chatteris, Ely, Haddenham, Longstanton, Newmarket, Sawston.


Essex: A Company: Stanford Le Hope, Tilbury Fort, Warley.  B Company: Epping, Waltham Abbey


Norfolk: Britannia Company: Aylsham, Costessey, Cromer, Dereham, Fakenham, Holt, Sandringham, Swaffham, Walsingham.


Suffolk: A Company: Haverhill, Stowmarket.  B Company: Beccles, Bungay, Leiston.  C Company: Woodbridge


Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland: A Company: Brackley (Rhine Detachment), Brixworth (Talavera Detachment), Daventry (Martinique Detachment), Northampton (Anzio, Burma, Corps of Drums, Gibraltar, Quebec, Salamanca and Simpson Detachments), Towcester (Kabritt Detachment). C Company: Leicester (Blackbird Road, Evington, Hamilton, Hindoostan, New Parks, Ulverscroft Road), Mountsorrel.  D Company: Latimer School (Barton Seagrave), Market Harborough, Kettering (Montagu Detachment), Rothwell (Rothwell and Corps of Drums Detachments), Rushden, Wellingborough.


Lincolnshire: 1 Company: Cherry Willingham, Metheringham, Lincoln (Sobraon Detachment), Saxilby.  3 Company: Holbeach, Skegness.  4 Company: Louth, Mablethorpe, Market Rasen, North Cotes.


Humberside and South Yorkshire: E Company: Ashby; Grimsby


City of London and North East Sector:  No 3 Group: 32 Cadet Company, Newbury Park, 33 Cadet Company, Woodford Green.  No 4 Group:  47 Cadet Company, South Hornchurch

The CCF is organised in schools with membership restricted to that school.


The following school CCFs are affiliated to The Royal Anglian Regiment: Aldenham School Elstree, Bancroft’s School Woodford Green, Bedford Modern School, Berkhamsted School, Brentwood School, Felsted School, Framlingham College, Gresham’s School Holt, Haileybury College, Ipswich School, Kimbolton School, King Edward VI Grammar School Chelmsford, King Edward VI Grammar School Louth, Langley School, The Leys School Cambridge, Loughborough Grammar School, Merchant Taylors’ School, Oakham School, Oundle School, Priory Academy Lincoln, Ratcliffe College, St Columba’s College St Albans, Stamford School, St. Edmund’s College Ware, Uppingham School, Woodbridge School, Wellingborough School, Wymondham College.

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