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  • Royal Signals Assocation: Glasgow - We hold regular monthly meetings on the third Tuesday of each month. Meetings start at 1900 for 1930 hrs. The branch is always keen to attract new members. If you served in the Royal Corps of Signals or in the TA Signals and you live in the Glasgow & West of Scotland area we would very much like to hear from you. Membership of The RSA is open to any person – Regular, TA/Reserve, National Service, ATS, WRAC – who served with the Corps.
  • The Royal Regiment of Artillery: The Gunners - Glasgow Branch - Automatic Membership of The Royal Artillery Association is given to those who are retired or serving members of the Royal Regiment and for their spouse/partner.
  • The Parachute Regimental Association: Glasgow & West of Scotland (Facebook, Twitter) - The association for serving and retired members of The Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces
  • Parachute Regiment Association: Glasgow and West of Scotland Branch - The Glasgow and West of Scotland Branch of the PRA was founded to create a meeting place for ex-members of the Parachute Regiment in the Central Region of Scotland. We now include the West of Scotland, especially Glasgow and Ayrshire. Membership of the Association is open to all ranks past and present of the Parachute Regiment, regular and TA, including members of other regiments who have served or are serving a tour with the Parachute Regiment.
  • The Gordon Highlanders Regimental Association: Glasgow Branch - The Gordon Highlanders Regimental Association was instituted in 1930 and aims to foster esprit de corps and keep alive reunions and meetings of comradeship between officers, warrant officers, non-commissioned officers and the men of The Gordon Highlanders Regiment.
  • The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers and Greys) Regimental Association: Glasgow and West of Scotland - Home Headquarters The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards consists of a small team of people and is based in Edinburgh Castle. It is the focal point for all non-operational regimental matters including welfare, the Association and the Regimental Trust. The Regimental Museum and Archives are co-located with it as is the Regimental Shop.
  • Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment) Association - This website has been developed to raise the awareness of the Highland Light Infantry Association and facilitate communication between its members whilst also appealing to the wider general public.



  • The Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment) - The Highland Light Infantry was a Scottish regiment formed in 1881. It drew its recruits mainly from Glasgow and the Scottish Lowlands. The unit took part in both the First and Second World Wars before joining with the Royal Scots Fusiliers in 1959 to become The Royal Highland Fusiliers.


  • Lancastria - In memory of the estimated 4000+ souls who were lost aboard the Lancastria on, 17th June 1940


  • The Royal Highland Fusiliers - The building at 518 Sauchiehall Street has been the HQ of the RHF since 1960. however the earliest part of it dates from 1825 and originally formed part of Albany Place, a terrace of townhouses extending from Garnet Street to Charing Cross. The refurbished museum was officially opened by George Robertson, The (then) Secretary of State for Defence in February 1999.
  • 602 (City of Glasgow) Squadron Museum Association - The 602 Squadron Museum was officially opened on 22 October 1983 by Marshal of the Royal Air Force, The Lord Cameron of Balhousie. The museum was housed in the Rolls-Royce Factory at Hillington and was built to commemorate the outstanding achievements of No. 602 (City of Glasgow) Squadron, Royal Auxiliary Air Force from its formation in 1925 until its disbandment in 1957. In 2006, the Rolls-Royce factory at Hillington was closed after over 60 years of proud operation. The 602 Squadron Museum found new accomodation at the Royal Highland Fuisiliers Home Headquarters on Sauchiehall Street.
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