The ARMY APPRENTICE ... remember with pride

Earlier news

August 2012

The event will include the dedication of the new Information Lecturn, the final Commemorative Tablets, the Association's 'Rolls of Honour' casket and Hadrians Old Boys Association will join us on the day, with the dedication of their Association's new Standard. All ex army apprentices, friends and relatives are invited to attend - no tickets are required. If you do decide to join us please allow at least 15 minutes to reach the memorial from the car park. Full location details can be found in 'The Project' menu above and click on the 'Location' tab.


Order of Service

Welcome Address

Dedication of new

A Verse for the occasion

Dedication of new Lecturn
& final Commemorative Tablets

Blessing of the
"Rolls of Honour" Casket
from the four Associations

Act of Remembrance

The Patron's Address

(Duration: Approximetely 20 minutes)

HOBBlack cut-web
HOB Standard7w

H.O.B.A.'s new Standard

Dress Note:

For the Dedication ceremony at the NMA - Smart casual, blazers or suits, beret and medals discretionary. For the Saturday evening dinner - Smart casual, with suits/DJ's optional.

Join us for an informal dinner the evening before the event

On the evening of the 8th September, a dinner will be held in the Menzies Hotel, Littleover, Derby. If it is your intention to attend the dedication ceremony you may wish to book into this hotel, spend a relaxing evening with other ex-A/Ts and then go to the ceremony at the NMA the next morning, at a leisurely pace.

The hotel is just off the A38 and is within a 30 minute drive to the NMA. The cost of a double room overnight, dinner and breakfast is £130 per couple (usually £140). Dinner will be in a private room with its own bar and toilets. There is a limit of 50 people that can be seated for dinner which will be on a "first come first served" basis. "Dinner only" may be booked at a cost of £26 per head, but room bookings will take priority.

Bookings can be made by telephone on 01332 521234 (Reservations) or by email at between 08.00 - 16.30 hrs and quote 'MCGA080912' to get the £10 discount.

There is still room to join us. Call the hotel above to book.