Alumni Army

Sam McCaffery – soon to be Lance Corporal

The Corps of Royal Engineers is unique with all our "Sappers" being multi skilled soldiers, combat engineers and tradesmen working alongside all parts of the Army. They play a vital role in the effectiveness of the British Army and the United Kingdom in both peacetime and on Operations.  Sam is currently on tour in Afghanistan. [...]

December 6th, 2013|Alumni Army|

Lewis Gammon – Gunner – 1st Regiment Royal Horse Artillery

Saluting Battery We form Her Majesty The Queen's ceremonial Saluting Battery and are stationed at Woolwich, London. Known as 'The Troop' we are a mounted unit and all of our soldiers are superb equestrians trained to drive a team of six horses that pull the First World War 'thirteen pounder' state saluting guns. Royal Salutes [...]

December 6th, 2013|Alumni Army|

James Sheren – Lance Corporal

The Rifles is a forward-looking, innovative, infantry regiment relying on mutual respect & self-discipline. The Rifles trace their values and heritage back to the Peninsular War and the time portrayed in the TV series Sharpe. Then, as today, independence of thought and action were prized amongst the specialist soldiers equipped with rifles who were known [...]

December 6th, 2013|Alumni Army|

Lee Sapstead – Lance Corporal

The Poachers are the 2nd Battalion of The Royal Anglian Regiment, a Light Role Infantry Battalion that recruits from Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire and Rutland. The Poachers have just returned from Dhekelia, Cyprus, and are now based in Cottesmore, Rutland, ready for possible operations in Afghanistan in 2013.  Lee is based at Cottesmore, Leicestershire [...]

December 6th, 2013|Alumni Army|

Aaron Angel – Rifleman / 5 Rifles

5th Battalion The Rifles (5 RIFLES) is currently the only Rifles Battalion that uses the Warrior Armoured Fighting Vehicle. With its awesome firepower, protection and speed it means it is always up at the front of the battle. It has proved itself on numerous operations including Iraq, Afghanistan and The Balkans. Being in an armoured [...]

December 6th, 2013|Alumni Army|

James Sapstead – Infantryman

The Rifles is a forward-looking, innovative, infantry regiment relying on mutual respect & self-discipline. The Rifles trace their values and heritage back to the Peninsular War and the time portrayed in the TV series Sharpe. Then, as today, independence of thought and action were prized amongst the specialist soldiers equipped with rifles who were known [...]

December 6th, 2013|Alumni Army|