The AGM took place at the Union Jack Club, London on the 20th October.  An update can be found on the News page.


The Malta reunion 2019 will take place from the 12th to the 26th April and our base will be the Preluna hotel, Sliema.  It does coincide with Easter ( second weekend). 

The Siege bell ceremony, organised by Malta branch, will take place on the 15th as always.  The usual and much loved ceremonies will be included but at the moment the actually dates for each is yet to be finalised.  So there will be a Church service; The AFM have again invited us to a display at Luqa Barracks, Wreath laying at the 3 memorials, Service and lunch at the Ta Qali Air Museum Chapel. We will also be attending the Anzac ceremony organised by the Australian and New Zealand High Commission.  

As well as the "usuals" there is a plan for a visit to Fort St. Angelo which some of you "old salts" will recall as HMS St. Angelo - it has been recently restored and well worth a visit; also a visit to the Maritime museum and a special visit to a fort which is not open to the public but which we have special permission to attend. 

Of course there will be the usually get togethers and socialising, including (we hope) the St. George's Day dinner organised by the Malta BRA.

Please could you email me ( if it is your intention to attend (no commitment) or telephone Alex Saint (01420 86749) so that we can have an idea of numbers.  

Malta Direct have some really reasonable prices at the moment, and it would be well worth contacting them to book your visit.

Full details of the programme of ceremonies and events will be published shortly, but if you email me or contact Alex, I will send the information directly to you as well.


Will take place at Royal Maritime Club in Portsmouth and dates will be announced shortly.
Branch Events:

The South East AGM and reunion will take place take place at the Hydro Hotel Mount Road, Easbourne. BN20 7HZ. from Friday 16th to Sunday 18th November, 2018

Please keep these dates free so you can join your fellow members for a fantastic weekend, where you can be assured of a warm welcome, good food and company.

Please remember that the reunion is open to all members, their friends and family who are most welcome. 

For further information and to book, please contact Michael Gaw Tel. No. 01903 786058. 

The branches all hold regular social and committee along with a branch Annual General Meeting.  They also hold various special events during the year to mark national and local occasions.

South East Branch hold regularly monthly social meetings at the Union Jack Club London.  Contact  Michael Gaw on 01903 786058 for more details

West Branch 

The West Branch AGM and Reunion 2019 weekend will take place at Royal Maritime Club in Portsmouth. The National AGM will take place over the same weekend and dates will be announced shortly.

West Branch holds a social meeting on the first Tuesday morning of each month, usually with coffee a raffle - afterwards lunch is available in the 
Royal British Legion Club, Church Road, Ferndown Dorset.

We also have a get together with the committee in late spring early summer and we will be announcing this for 2019 shortly.
Everyone welcome.  Details from Ray Wrigglesworth 01202 779321. Email - or from Branch Secretary on


To find out what events the branches are holding, you can contact your branch secretary directly or contact the GCIA web master to have your enquiry forwarded on :