Royal Air Force
Administrative Apprentices Association

Multum A Parvo

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24th November, 2020

Death Of A Member

We have been made aware of the passing of Association member Stuart Wright (310th) who died on 22nd November after a long illness. I have included a short obitu...

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17th November, 2020

A New Article

I am pleased to publish a new article by Harry Trumbell (29th). This is Part 2 of his father's recollections of the war and very interesting it is too. A li...

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11th November, 2020

The Royal Air Force Apprentices Commemorative Medal

We are receiving enquiries from ex-RAF apprentices regarding the purchase of the Commemorative Medal. Members of our own Association have been notified of the a...

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9th November, 2020

A New Article

Thanks to Grahame May (25th) for providing a new article about his experiences at the summer camp in Porthcawl in 1956. No doubt many of us who were training at...

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1st November, 2020

Association Membership Secretary

Would members  and those wishing to join our Association please note a change to our Membership Secretary. David Tinley (our current Archivist) has now tak...

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28th October, 2020

Bircham Newton Open Day 25th October

My thanks to Dixie Dean for providing a report on the day at Bircham Newton on 25th October: RAF HERITAGE CENTRE, BIRCHAM NEWTON We were blessed with glor...

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28th October, 2020

The Apprentice Medal

My commemorative medals arrived the other day. Thought you might like to see my photos. Must say I am very pleased with them. Those of us who have purchased the...

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27th October, 2020

A New Article

Thanks to Bob Danes (33rd) for providing a very interesting article. Just the kind of stuff we need for the website and our newsletters. To read this article...

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22nd October, 2020

Submitting An Item For Publication On The Website

There is occasionally some misunderstanding as to how best to submit an article or other item for publication on the website. Articles To avoid the  ...

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22nd October, 2020

Obituary Tony Pearce (39th)

Our thanks to John Boston (44th) for providing an obituary to his friend the late Tony Pearce. To read please click here...

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22nd October, 2020

The Next Newsletter

As members will be aware, the next Association Newsletter will be published in December. I am sure that our Newsletter Editor Steve Day will welcome any article...

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2nd October, 2020

Entry Shields - Update 1

Further to my notice dated 24th September, my thanks to Dixie Dean for providing me with the following missing shield images: 35th, 37th, 38th, 39th, 40t...

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24th September, 2020

Entry Shields

Although I do have access to a number of entry shield images already, there are significant gaps.  I would be grateful if any of you have good .jpeg or .pn...

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15th September, 2020

Final Postings

We have introduced a new page within in the Home Page Scrapbooks menu which lists those ex-RAF Ruislip Apprentice Clerks, ex-RAF Administrative Apprentices and ...

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6th September, 2020

Commenting On Notices

We have received a couple of interesting comments on the New Article notice published on 30th August. Both comments were however, sent to either myself or to th...

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3rd September, 2020

Bircham Newton Heritage Centre

  See above for the latest Centre opening times for the remainder of 2020. Further details provided by the Heritage Centre can be found here: https:/...

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5th February, 2020

The Forces Support Charity

Frank Wareham our Membership Secretary, has been contacted by member Ron Spurs (320th) giving details of a forces support charity with which he is involved. ...

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21st December, 2019

Apprentice Poppy Pins

The Association has recently acquired the remaining stock of the Apprentice Poppy Pin and these are on sale at the bargain price of £10.00 which includes p...

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18th March, 2019

Veterans’ Orthopaedic Service

My thanks to Steve Day for picking up the following from Facebook. It may be of interest to some to note the following:   Veterans’ Orthopaedic Service...

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Relevant Notices Are Now Archived

30th November, 2018

Relevant Notices Are Now Archived

When I publish a notice, it remains 'live' on the board until I feel it has been there long enough to have served its initial purpose. Rather than just delete a...

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18th September, 2018

Thinking Outside The Box?

The other day, I found a new image featuring a former member of the 322nd Entry on our RAFAAA  Facebook site. https://www.facebook.com/rafadappassn/ ...

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22nd August, 2018

Association Items For Sale

I have today introduced a new page advertising Association items for sale via our Treasurer(including current prices)  . This page is located in the Contac...

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8th August, 2018

Website Forum Page

Just a reminder that our Forum pages are available for you to  open a discussion on virtually any topic. It is an excellent way of making new friends, maki...

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30th July, 2018

New Images

The RAF Hereford Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/groups/24904738175 has again yielded new images not so far published in our own entry Scrapbook pa...

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19th May, 2018

Beware The Scammers!

I have today posted a new topic in our Forum page on the subject of fraud prevention. The post is not intended to teach anyone to 'suck eggs' but a timely remin...

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9th July, 2017

Email Addresses, Passwords Etc

9th July 2017 Just a reminder to ensure that your notified email address held by the Association is up to date. Access to the Newsletter and the Annual Reuni...

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28th December, 2015

Contacting The Association

Would members please note that if you wish to contact the Association, your query or notification should be addressed to the Committee member responsible for de...

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