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The RFA REUNION

The RFA Reunion, our annual get-together and the most important element on our annual calendar is held each year in May

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CTBIt is with so much sadness I report that Captain John Barrie (Barrie) Dickinson CBE, RFA(Retd), member 0043, Crossed the Bar on Thursday 22 August 2019 aged 82.

Provisionally Barrie's Funeral will take place on Thursday 12th September 2019 at St Laurence's Church, Upwey (HERE for their Website and HERE for a map). There will be a private cremation later. Old shipmates and colleagues will be very welcome to attend and also to join the family for refreshments afterwards. This is very provisional and I will Sitrep the page as details become clear.

The funeral arrangements are being made by Matthew Lucas, Funeral Directors in Dorchester (HERE for their website and HERE for a Map)

On behalf of the RFA Association I offer our sincere condolences to widow Pam and children Roderick and Sarah

If you have any remembrances of Barrie please email it to me at captain.pat@rfa-association.org.uk and I will post them on this page. I am also looking for photographs of Barrie for this piece and the RFA Association Gallery and Archive, if you have one please email it to me.

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Captain Barrie Dickinson CBE 1937 - 2019

Published on Sunday, 25 August 2019 19:05

The RFAA Offices in the Semaphore Tower have been re-assigned to BAE Systems and our Archive and registered Charity Office have been moved to

Room 15
Building 1/078
Stony Lane
PP 15
HM Naval Base
Portsmouth
PO1 3NH

The address is our archive location and the official Charity address.  This address will be infrequently checked for mail and all correspondence should be directed to our home addresses as appropriate.

I have been promised some photographs which I will add to this page when received.

The new property remains within the secure area of the Dockyard, which is a pain but on the bright side it is very inexpensive.

Have a shufti HERE for a map

Published on Friday, 03 May 2019 12:08

calendarAvailable to download, the RFA Association print it yourself calendar for 2019, it is free and feel free to pass it on to your friends.

Download it here :-

icon 2019 RFAA Calendar (1.85 MB 2018-11-28 13:05:25)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Published on Wednesday, 28 November 2018 13:08

Sitrep 1 The unfinalised Accounts for 2018. The audited accounts will be posted on receipt from the Auditor

Attached to this page the Chairman's Report for 2018, Other relevant documents will be added to this page as they become available.

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Agenda 2019 icon RFAA Agm 2019 Agenda (27.43 kB) 
Minutes 2018 icon RFAA AGM 2018 Minutes (101.95 kB) 
Chairman's Annual Report 2018 icon Chairmans Report 2018 (134.56 kB) 
 Trustees Annual Report

Unfinalised Accounts 2018

icon Unfinalised Accounts Dec 2018 (63.71 kB) 

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Adobe Acrobat Reader:- https://get.adobe.com/uk/reader/

Foxit PDF Reader :- https://www.foxitsoftware.com/pdf-reader/

Published on Saturday, 27 April 2019 15:45

The RFA Reunion 2019 will be held at the Radison Blu Hotel Durham on 11th May 2019 and I would suggest that you book your room in the Radison Blu soon as I am told they are filling up. I booked today (23 Oct) and I was quoted £145 for a double occupancy room for 1 night and £9 parking for 24 Hours.

The Radison Blu Durham.

Have as shufti HERE for their website with all their contact details and also details about the rooms other facilities etc and HERE for a map which does show the location of the Radison Blu and other hotels close by.

Durham Taxis have fare calculator (have a shufti HERE) and according to this the fare from Durham Railway station to the Radison Blu should be about £3.60 (don't quote me)

As more details become available regarding the Reunion and of course the AGM I will post it to this page.

 

 

Published on Tuesday, 23 October 2018 15:45