Eastbourne RSA

RSA Eastbourne Branch


We hold regular monthly meetings the second Thursday of each month at:

Army Reserve Centre



East Sussex

BN22 7NL

An annual dinner is held each year (usually in October) and recent guests at that dinner have included the Master of Signals and the Association Chairman. Other events are organized during the year and details are in the Branch Diary.

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Membership of The RSA is open to any person – Regular, TA/Reserve, National Service, ATS, WRAC – who served with the Corps


The Branch was ‘born’ on 9th October 1978 in the T.A. Centre, Seaside Eastbourne, home at the time of 56 Signal Squadron, an independent squadron that was for many years part of 22 Signal Regiment in Germany. Those ‘signing on’ that night were B Quinn, HF Hockstood, A Tancock, P Hattemore, P Quinn, D Bicknell, L Oldfield, RM Cumming, GC Dyer, J Clarke, KW Smith, RF Chapman, RM Dyer, P Sherwin, GC Field, ACT Lewis, WG Roberts, G Brenchley, BJ Chuter.

Eastbourne Branch Committee

President Colonel Dick Thwaites
Chairman Dickie Bonner
Vice Chairman Vacant
Secretary Glyn Marsh
Treasurer Peter Pettigrew
Committee Gordon Nickson
Pam Elliott
Ron Brodie
ECESA Rep Dickie Bonner

ECESA is the Eastbourne Combined Ex-Services Association which co-ordinates the activities of some 25 ex-services in Eastbourne, it organizes, among other events the Service of Remembrance Parade and Festival of Remembrance each Remembrance Sunday and co-ordinates attendance of Standard Bearers and Branches in general throughout the year for individual parades and services.

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