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Yately and Hawley branch will be holding a concert featuring the 30 strong AMS Services Band at Yateley School Main Hall on Friday 8th November 2019 at 7:30PM. Tickets £10 Adult, RBL Members £8.00 and under-19's £5.00.

Tickets are available from Discoveries in Yateley, the RBL stand in Waitrose or by calling 07770 628082.

Holts Tours are pleased to offer a 4-Day WW2 Arnhem Battlefield Tour in conjunction with Holts Battlefield Tours. Guided by former AMS Museum Director Peter Starling, this tour looks at the role of Medical Units in the Battle of Arnhem 1944. For full details please download the PDF of the Holts Flyer here.

Barrington “Badge” Bailey (RAMC 1958 to 1986), sadly passed away on the 5 August 2019. His Funeral will be held on Friday 30th August at 13:30pm at Cheltenham Cemetery and Crematorium and afterwards at the Royal Oak, Prestbury for those who would like to pay their respects.

Are you a Military Veteran / Service Leaver? Or, Are you the partner of a Military Veteran / Service Leaver?

 

Please complete our survey which aims to collect information on your experience of the Veterans’ Gateway. The study is funded by The Royal British Legion and is being carried out by researchers from the Psychology Research Institute at Ulster University.
If you would like to help us, you can access the survey using the link below:
Ulster University Survey Form
Alternatively, you can request a paper copy of the survey by getting in touch with the Research Team.
Telephone: +44 28 9036 6255
Email: Dr Bethany Waterhouse-Bradley at Ulster University

My name is Tom Macrae and I’m contacting you from Wall to Wall, a TV production company in London.  We specialise in history documentaries, and we have made award-winning shows such as Who Do You Think you Are (BBC1), Long Lost Family (ITV) and Blitz: The Bombs That Changed Britain (BBC2).

We are currently in production on a new World War 2 documentary for BBC1, which will be presented by a much-loved British celebrity.  The programme will be exploring the Italian campaign from Salerno to Cassino and more specifically, we’ll be telling the story of a RAMC nursing orderly in the 185 Field Ambulance.

As part of my research, I am looking to speak to any RAMC veterans on the telephone, who served in Italy, to hear about their experiences & memories of this campaign – these calls will be confidential, and are purely for our own research purposes.

We’d be especially excited to hear from any veterans who were part of:

  • The Salerno landings (Sep 1943)
  • The Volturno river crossing (Oct 1943)
  • Crossing of the garigliano (Jan 1944)
  • The battles of Monte Cassino (inc crossing of the Rapido River in May 44)

Do you know of any veterans who saw action in Italy at this time?

I appreciate that they would likely be 95+ years old, but if you know anyone, or do have any leads or suggestions, please email me on tom.macrae@walltowall.co.uk , or give me a ring on 020 3301 8445.

We are coming into our filming period soon, so swift help would be much appreciated- thanks for any help in advance and I hope to hear from you soon!

The RAMC Association

William Boog LeishmanIn 1925, the RAMC Association was formed to further the camaraderie of WW1 Corps veterans with Sir William Leishman being the first President. There are now some 28 branches around UK with a predominantly veteran membership although most serving Corps members also are members centrally. The Association has traditionally been supported by Corps Funds and especially for the expenses of the branch standards and standard bearers.