Viking Characters

What makes somebody a legend? What is a legend? Well I’m not actually sure, however the following people made an impact on me and had an influence, in one way or another, on my military career; Ron Evans MM, Brian King, Jim Carpenter, John...

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Sports Hall of Fame

Fitness is and always will be an important part of a soldiers life and it follows that participating in sport is greatly encouraged. The following pages are dependent on participants sharing their experiences with the rest of us. Pride and...

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Attached Personnel

The Battalion would find it very difficult to function without it’s attached personnel; Paymasters, Chefs, Padres, REME, APTC and many more all had an impact, and some more than others. It is difficult to name specific individuals for fear...

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Nicknames

Nicknames have long been a party of military life, sometimes cruel, sometimes rewarding, but no doubt an ongoing segment of the vast military tapestry. Often the recipient would be unaware of his nickname, and in many cases, it would have been...

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Parades

The 1st East Anglian Regiment (Royal Norfolk and Suffolk) Inauguration Parade at Iserlohn Germany In the presence of Brigadier RH Maxwell CB Colonel The 1st East Anglian Regiment and Brigadier FP Barclay DSO MC Associate Colonel The 1st East...

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Regimental Sergeant Majors
Regimental Sergeant Majors

THE ONE’S THAT GOT AWAY The appointment of Regimental Sergeant Major is of great importance to the post holder and Battalion alike. Hopefully it can be filled from within the unit, However, on occasions the position will be filled from...

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Quarter Masters

In addition to the appointments below, I am including the names of those from the Battalion who have achieved the ultimate goal for a private soldier and risen to the rank of Lt Col. These names are produced in no order of merit.

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Orbats

1st BATTALION THE EAST ANGLIAN REGIMENT ISERLOHN WEST GERMANY On the formation of the Bn. in Iserlohn on the 19th September 1959, the following key posts were in place:     1st BATTALION THE ROYAL ANGLIAN REGIMENT EPISKOPI CYPRUS C...

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Generals

The following officers from the 1st Bn The Royal Anglian Regiment have risen to the rank of General. The 1st Battalion has indeed been fortunate in the quality of their high ranking officers and this serves as a reflection on the Battalion and...

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