Associations and Branches

Membership

The following are qualified to be members of the Association:

  • All who have served or are serving in The Regiment (both Regular and Reserve).
  • Those who have served in Former Regiments.
  • Widows and dependants of past members of The Regiment and of the Former Regiments, are eligible for membership as ‘Honorary Members’.
  • The Executive Committee is empowered to invite other suitable persons to become ‘Honorary Members’.

Area Secretaries

The Royal Anglian Regiment has two area secretaries.

Regimental Secretary Area 1:

Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Essex

Captain Peter Hudson

Regimental Secretary Area 2:

Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire

Major Tim Brown

County Map

County Information

The Royal Anglian Regiment is the East of England’s premier Infantry Regiment.

We have two Regular battalions and a Reserve battalion based in the East of England.

The 1st Battalion is based in Woolwich, South East London. Whilst the 2nd Battalion is based at Cottesmore, Rutland. The 3rd Battalion has a location in an Army Reserve Centre in close proximity to each of the 10 counties.

All three Battalions retain very strong links to the counties that they represent.

Use the interactive map to find out more information about the Royal Anglian Regiment’s responsibilities in each area.

Lincolnshire Leicestershire Rut Northants Cambs Beds Norfolk Suffolk Herts Essex

Norfolk

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Dereham Branch
Chairman: Dave Whitehead: tel: 07934-430145 yted@hotmail.co.uk

King’s Lynn Branch
Chairman: tbc

Gorleston & Great Yarmouth Branch
Chairman: Stan King

Regimental Chapel – Chapel of the Saint Saviour, Norwich Cathedral , The Close, Norwich, NR1 4DH
Chapter Office: 01603-218300

Regimental Museum – Norwich City Museum, Castle Meadow, Castle Hill, Norwich, NR1 3JU
Curator: Mrs Kate Thaxton tel: 01603-493650 kate.thaxton@norfolk.gov.uk

Dereham Branch
Chairman: Dave Whitehead: tel: 07934-430145 yted@hotmail.co.uk

King’s Lynn Branch
Chairman: tbc

Gorleston & Great Yarmouth Branch
Chairman: Stan King

Regimental Chapel – Chapel of the Saint Saviour, Norwich Cathedral , The Close, Norwich, NR1 4DH
Chapter Office: 01603-218300

Regimental Museum – Norwich City Museum, Castle Meadow, Castle Hill, Norwich, NR1 3JU
Curator: Mrs Kate Thaxton tel: 01603-493650 kate.thaxton@norfolk.gov.uk

Suffolk

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County Colonel: Lt Col M H Wenham
Chairman: Brigadier AJK Calder OBE DL tonyclader@talktalk.net
Treasurer: Lt Col Peter Dixon OBE dixonpeter@live.co.uk

Bury & District Branch

Chairman: Tim Davies: 20 Canterbury Green, BSE, IP33 2LJ tim_davies01@hotmail.com
Secretary: Mrs P J Davies: tel: 01284-768007

Ipswich

Chairman: Alan Coyne: Bumble Bee Hive, 15 Redwing Close, Ipswich IP2 0RQ alancoyne643@hotmail.co.uk

Stowmarket Branch

Chairman: B K Wright: b.j.wright@btinternet.com
Secretary: Mrs B Miller: 35 Thackery Road, Stowmarket, IP14 1RE

Regimental Chapel – St Mary’s Church, Honey Hill, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1RT
Parish Office: tel 01284-754680 Parish email: office@wearechurch.net

Felixstowe Branch

Chairman: Barry Grunnell: 49 Exeter Road, Felixstowe, IP11 7SJ barrygrunnell@sky.com
Secretary: Mrs Helen Grunnell : tel: 01394-270146

Lowestoft Branch
Chairman: Godfrey Wood: 28 Summerfield Gardens, Lowestoft, NR33 9BS
Secretary: Mrs R Coote, 76 Tedder Road, Lowestoft, NR32 4DD rosie.c76@btinternet.com

Leiston Branch

Chairman: A J Watson: 57 St Margaret’s Crescent, Leiston, Suffolk, IP16 4HP jgr.1fr@btopenworld.com

Beccles Branch

Chairman: M E Read: 143 The Avenue, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 7LJ
Secretary: A Beckett: 11 Woods Loke West, Oulton Broad, Suffolk, NR32 3DN

Museum  – Suffolk Regimental Museum – The Keep, Gibraltar Barracks, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3RN
Open every Wednesday and first Sunday of the month: 09.30-15.30

Essex

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Museum – Essex Regiment Museum

Essex Regiment Museum, Oaklands Park, Moulsham Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 9AQ
01245-605700

Regimental Chapel – The Regimental Chapel of The Royal Anglian Regiment and The Essex Regiment, Eagle Way, Warley, Essex CM13 3BN

Monthly Services are routinely held on the first Sunday of each month starting at 1100hrs. Visits to the Chapel to view the Regimental artefacts and memorials can be arranged via RHQ The Royal Anglian Regiment.
INFHQ-QUEENS-RANG-ChfClk@mod.uk

Cambridgeshire

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County Colonel: Lt Col David Denson TD tel: 01733-208081
78 Eastrea Road, Whittlesey PE7 1XA

President: Lt Col Tony Slater OBE
Secretary: Lt Col Colin Elsden DL c.elsden357@btinternet.com

Whittlesey & District Branch

President: Derek Stebbing
Chairman: Bob Wicks
Secretary: Col David Denson TD tel: 01733-208081
78 Eastrea Road, Whittlesey PE7 1XA

Cambridge Branch

Chairman: Martin Boswell. mboswell@talktalk.net
Secretary: Colpnel Roger Herriot OBE DL.
Truro House, 32 Cambridge Road, Impington, Cambs CB4 9NU Tel: 01223 504912. roger.herriot@gmail.com

Cambridgeshire Regiment Museum

Land Warfare Centre, IWM Duxford, Duxford, Cambs,

Regimental Chapel

The Regimental Chapel of The Cambridgeshire Regiment, Chapel of St George, Ely Cathedral, Ely, Cambs, CB7 4DL

Lincolnshire

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Leicestershire

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Royal Tigers Association

Captain Ty Smith
Association Secretary
Army Reserve Centre
Ullevrscroft Road
Leicester LE4 6BY

secretaryrta@virginmedia.com

0116 2489668

Northamptonshire

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Bedfordshire

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Hertfordshire

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Watford and Hemel Hempstead Branch

Lt Col Peter King
The Old Forge
Water End
Great Gaddesden
Herts HP1 3BH

peter_king@btinternet.com
07771 603000