About The Royal Signals' Association - RSA

22,000 Members, One Corps Family

Formed in 1920 when the Corps became a separate entity from its fore bearer the Royal Engineers The Royal Signals Association is a vibrant and growing community of serving and retired members of The Royal Corps of Signals.

A series of events at local and national level unite The Corps Family on a regular basis. A 10,000 strong Facebook community ensures even those members in far flung locations can keep in touch with all that is happening. 

Frequently Asked Questions
How Do I Get A Copy Of My Service Records

Service records are held by the Army Personnel Centre in Glasgow. See www.gov.uk/get-copy-military-service-records for instructions and the form(s) to be completed.

How Do I Get a Veterans Badge or Claim My Medal?

Go to www.gov.uk/apply-medal-or-veterans-badge/overview for detailed information about Medals and Veterans Badges.

Frequently Asked Questions
How Do I Go To The Opening Of The Field Of Remembrance?

There are a finite number of tickets for this evocative event.  For your chance to join us at the Corps Plot outside Westminster Abbey,  send an email to RSA Admin Officer –  rsa@royalsignals.org in the spring to include:  your full name, current address and postcode, and military number.  Final date for receipt of these details is end September.  In the event of oversubscription, a ballot will be held in HQ ROYAL SIGNALS.  Tickets will be sent out during October

How do I log in to the site?

In due course an email with individual log in details and a temporary password will be sent to eveyone for whom we hold an uptodate email address.

The objects of The Association

  • To promote and maintain efficiency and morale by fostering comradeship within the Corps family, serving and retired.
  • To relieve conditions of need, hardship and distress of Signallers and their families and dependants and the families and dependants of deceased Signallers (through the RSBF);
  • To promote the charitable work of the Royal Signals Benevolent Fund (RSBF).

Structure of the RSA

Working within Regimental Headquarters Royal Signals, based in Blandford Camp, Dorset, are the RSBF and the RSA. The RSBF is a grant making charity. It assists signallers by way of grants of money or by paying for items to reduce hardship and distress. The RSA Membership Section maintains records of all the branches and affiliated associations located throughout the country and their members.

Become a life member

If you participated in Payroll Giving (the Days Pay Scheme) while serving in The Royal Corps of Signals Life membership is free. For those who did not participate an admin fee of £10 is all it costs for Life Membership.

Each member receives an RSA Life Membership Card and RSA lapel badge.

Already a member? Update your details by emailing rsa@royalsignals.org