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The Victoria Cross

Lance Corporal Joshua Leakey VC – The Parachute Regiment (1 PARA)

Joshua Mark Leakey VC

Victoria Cross action

The actions for which Leakey was awarded the Victoria Cross occurred on 22 August 2013 in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

A routine joint …

PEGASUS NETWORK LUNCH

Pegasus Network Lunch – 19th October
A reminder that the next lunch is this Thursday 19th October.

The speaker is Major General Chip Chapman, now a highly regarded media commentator on terrorism and international affairs. He will be speaking on …

13 PARA Film

Sonder Pictures are developing a major new war film depicting the 13th Parachute Battalion’s role in the Normandy Invasion and the subsequent Battle for Normandy. They have reached out to the Association to appeal to members and historians with a …

PEGASUS NETWORK LUNCH

The next Pegasus Network Lunch is on Thursday 17th August. Normally the club is closed in August but this is their last day before closing for leave.

The speaker is Richard Skaife who will talk on German SIGINT during WW2.…

Remembrance Day 2017

THE CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMITTING YOUR DETAILS IS 15 SEPTEMBER 2017

REMEMBRANCE DAY PARADE 2017

Remembrance Sunday, which falls on 12 November in 2017, is a day for the nation to remember and honor those who have sacrificed themselves to

Old Comrades Association

We recently received a photograph of an ‘Old Comrade’s Association’ badge asking for an explanation about it’s background. The ‘Old Comrade’s Association was the forerunner to The Parachute Regimental Association.

It is believed that the change of name was around …