Royal Air Force
Administrative Apprentices Association

Multum A Parvo

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27th September, 2020

The Dieter Dappen Page

I have recently been corresponding with Dieter Dappen, an ex-Administrative Apprentice from the 31st Entry. Dieter was known as Peter Willis while an appren...

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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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20th September, 2020

Death Of An Ex-Administrative Apprentice

Sadly we have been informed of the passing of Roger Gascoigne (311th Entry)  who has died after a short but very aggressive fight against cancer. The Assoc...

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20th September, 2020

Our New Home Page Banner Image

We hope that you like the new Home Page banner image. The original image which had been in place since the website was originally modernised was considered ...

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19th September, 2020

A New Article

Thanks to Grahame May (25th) for sending us another of his very interesting articles. To read click the link below: https://rafadappassn.org/articles/job-int...

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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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15th September, 2020

New Member Information Sheet And Articles Of The Association

The latest version of this document can now be viewed by navigating to the Contact Us menu on the Home Page or by clicking the following link: https://rafada...

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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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4th September, 2020

Death Of An Ex-Administrative Apprentice

Sadly I have been informed of yet another passing of an ex-Administrative Apprentice, Barry Muscroft (Supplier 304th Entry), who died on 24th August. Barry was ...

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4th September, 2020

Death Of A Member

Sadly, I was today informed of the passing of one of our members,  ex-Warrant Officer Clarence Albert (Bert) Dixon  - 4th Entry, who died on Sunday 2n...

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3rd September, 2020

Death Of Robert Husband

Sadly we have been advised of the death of ex-Administrative Apprentice Sqn Ldr (Rtd) Robert E Husband MBE - 33rd Entry. I have no further details at this time....

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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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30th August, 2020

New Article

We have received an immediate response to one of the articles posted in the latest Newsletter (published yesterday 29th August) in the form of an article from R...

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29th August, 2020

The 315th Image Gallery

We have received a number of new images sent to us by Peter Davis featuring the 315th Entry. These include two entry photographs and others of the entry passing...

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25th August, 2020

New Images

My thanks to David Ainsworth (304th)  for providing us with a couple of images featuring the late David Browning (10th Entry) who passed away recently. The...

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15th August, 2020

Obituary To Dave (Swede) Weavers-44th Entry

I have previously announced the death of  one of our members, Dave Weavers (44th entry Supplier) who passed away recently aged 76. Our thanks to David T...

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23rd July, 2020

New Image - 308th Entry Suppliers

My thanks to Paul Reynolds for providing a new image featuring members of his entry. To view   Click Here...

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25th March, 2020

Closure Of RAF Bircham Newton Heritage Centre

I have been informed by Dixie Dean that the Bircham Newton Heritage Centre has been closed until further notice because of the ongoing Corona Virus crisis. Shou...

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5th March, 2020

Submission Of Articles For Publication

  March 2020 Could I again draw your attention to this page: https://rafadappassn.org/submit-an-article/ You will no doubt be aware that we&nb...

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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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31st January, 2020

Forthcoming Entry Reunions

IMPORTANT - Please NOTE the following update 8th April 2020 Both of these planned reunions have been postponed. The first is the 318th Entry Hereford Admi...

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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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7th December, 2019

Bircham Newton Heritage Centre - Opening Days 2020

I have been advised of the 2020 schedule of open days for the Bircham Newton Heritage Centre. To View Click Here...

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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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