'Hello All Stations'
"Incoming Fire has the Right of Way"
Dedicated to all who served in
36th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment
36th Guided Weapon Regiment (Anti-Aircraft)
36th Heavy Air Defence Regiment Royal Artillery
The Essex Gunners
Welcome to the 36 Regiment web site.
Please look around, enjoy your visit, and call back again soon.
Please explore the massive amount of information on the 36 Regiment Web Site.
Look into the history of our Regiment and the Batteries that were once part of it.
Find information about the equipment that the Regiment used.
Find old friends on the “Trace-a-Mate”page.
To view the Photo Albums on our Facebook Page please click on
the Thunderbird Photo below.
Keep looking in, as there is always something happening on
the 36 Regiment Web Site
Once a Gunner, Always a Gunner.
The aim of this Web site is to bring together all old comrades of all arms who
served together in 36 Regiment Royal Artillery.
The Regiment was put into Suspended Animation in 1977, and we feel that it
is very important for old comrades to be able to attend Annual Reunions and
make contact with their old comrades.
36 Regiment was a real family Regiment, the Regiment may no longer
be with us, but the family remain.
We are intent on keeping the spirit of the Regiment alive.
Our Awards Received
and Displayed with Pride
We would like to thank all who have made Awards to our Web site
This Web site will be updated on a regular basis.
Please don't forget to Bookmark this page on your way out,
Get on - Parade!
Welcome to our Web site. You have found the site that is dedicated to all who
served in, or were associated with the Biggest and we think the Best Regiment
that was in service in the Royal Regiment of Artillery.
36 Heavy Air Defence Regiment was put into Suspended Animation on
the 31st December 1977, and since then, the spirit of the Regiment has
been carried on by Annual Reunions.
These Reunions had been held at the University of East Anglia in Norwich,
and were organised by Brian and Jan Greenland, and after the sad passing
of Brian, by Jan herself. Since 2002 the Reunions have been organised
by Reunion Secretary Paul Barber with help from Keith (Monty) Houldey
and in the early days by myself.
We look forward to receiving your photos and stories. Please navigate
around the site and find out about future Reunion's, the History of the
Regiment and its Batteries, the Thunderbird Missile System, and lots more.
Please sign our Guestbook we are interested to hear what you think.
We hope you find our Web site interesting and informative.
For all ex members of the Regiment, of all arms, please take time to contact us with
your details. We will then enter your details onto our database and onto the Trace a Mate page.
If you have any Photo's or Item's of interest for inclusion on the site,
please send them to me. If sending by post, the originals will be returned to you.
Please don't forget to check out the News Page for all the latest news
I hope you find the Website of some interest and informative.
Thank you for visiting the 36 Regiment Web site, and please call again,
Enjoy your visit
Part 1 Orders
Please go to the Reunion Page for the 2021 details.
The Bill Williams
Bill Williams BEM was the 36 Regimental Photographer for
many years. Please check out some of Bill's vast collection
on our Facebook Page.
Murder in the Barracks
Check out about the Murder that took place at
Glamorgan Barracks, Duisburg.
Rules of Engagement
This is an unofficial military web site.
This site serves as a Reunion and Information site for my old Regiment. It enables ex members of
36 Regiment to renew links and keep in touch. It's my site with my views and opinions and doesn't
reflect Army policy or doctrine.
The photo's are mine or have been sent by friends. The camaraderie, spirit de corps, and pride is
what commanders from since the dawn of time have tried to instill and desired from their troops.
If anyone would like to use any images on this web site, please e-mail me.
This site is growing daily and is very much imaged based, and
as a consequence can take sometime to down load
In order to view at no cost whilst off line carry out the following instructions :-
1. Once the site is displayed bookmark it (Save it to Favorites)
2. Fully download each page and associated links
(Initially this will take some time,
but thereafter subsequent viewing's will come up quicker)
If the download seems to pause, press refresh
3. Once this exercise is complete, log off line, and then you can return to the site
via your favorites list at any time 'off line' at no cost, and view it at your leisure.
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