Royal Naval Writers’ Association

Formed in 1887 - The Oldest Military Association

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Aug 2021 Newsletter

Foreword from the President Fellow Scribes, here we are at the end of August already, I don’t know where the time goes.  I had a very enjoyable belated birthday present on the 7th of August when my children and grandchildren, partners & wives, and friends descended on me and took me out for a nostalgic …

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Grand National 2021

CONGRATULATIONS to RNWA Life Member John Peer of Stubbington who has won £250 (John has kindly donated £50 for the prize(s) in support of the RNRMC at this year’s Reunion Dinner). Please see if you were drawn, if you are a winner or what happened to your horse?  All tickets were drawn at 7pm Tuesday 6th April via online by the …

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Feb 2021 Newsletter

Foreword from The President Fellow Scribes, Who would have thought that almost a year later we would still be fighting the COVID-19 virus in what seems to be a merry go round of lockdowns and restrictions. Some would say little wonder when the newspapers publish pictures of crowded parks etc. Alas we are where we …

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Oct 2020 News Letter

Royal Naval Writers’ Association Newsletter – October 2020 The World’s Oldest Military Association – Est. 1887 – Foreword from The President Fellow Scribes, Well, here we are still doing our bit to battle Covid19 which we all hoped would be over by now with normality returning. Perhaps this is the new normal, but enough …

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DENIS BARTLETT BEM Life Member Royal Naval Writers’ Association (RNWA) Summary of Royal Naval Career – 1939 to 1966 Sept 1939  –  Joined the Royal Navy as a Writer just prior to the start of WW2. April 1940 – Norwegian Expeditionary Force – Aldalsnes / Narvic (SS Orion / Sloop                      .         HMS Pelican). Note: Avoided …


Finding Pop

“Finding Pop” Robert Ephraim Lambert (1900-1978) an RN Writer As written & told by RNWA Honorary Life Member Paul Martin Special thanks to the RNWA for their tremendous help with my research and for allowing me to tell “Pop’s story”. Pop was standing on the dock at Southampton, as he had stood on many docks …

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