Wantage Branch Royal Naval Association
New page titleThe War Memorial Without names.
New page titleThe struggle begins

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President S/M Jack Thwaite
Chairman S/M Fred Carroll
Hon. Treas.S/M Griff Bowen
Hon. Sec.S/M Don Collingwood
Standard Bearer S/M Bill Clark
The RNA exists to foster the Patriotism and Comradeship which was an essential ingredient of our Service lives .

Our Mission

Our Regular Meetings take place on the second Wednesday of the month and are held in the Royal Oak Inn (Portway). Meetings commence at 8.30pm
New members are always welcome so come and meet us if you are an ex member of any of the Naval Forces or the RFA. Serving personnel are also welcome. .

Organization News

The main activity our members are currently involved in is a project to have names added to the Town War Memorial in the Parish churchyard. This is a project which has been ongoing for some four years and the saga is described in detail below.

Becoming a Member
                                      Anyone who has served (or is still serving) in the RN, RM, WRNS or RFA is entitled to become a full member. In addition, any person having a genuine interest in maritime matters may join as an Associate member. 

Questions or comments? Get in touch with us at:


Mailing Address:

The Hon Sec may be contacted at the following address.
S/M DJ Collingwood
18 Truelocks Way
OX12 7EG

Phone: 01235 223623