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Membership Renewal 2016 (for the period of 1st January to 31st December, 2016)

Download Reply form for Membership & Membership Renewal Letter

For any enquires, please call Clubhouse Manager at 29667895 or Email to rhkrva@yahoo.com for assistance.

 

 


Mr John MacKenzie - Chevalier de L'Ordre national de la Legion d'honneur

Dear Members,

We have received a message from Mrs Marian MacKenzie, informing us that her husband, Mr John MacKenzie, has been appointed to the rank of 'Chevalier de L'Ordre national de la Legion d'honneur' by H.E. the President of France. Mr John MacKenzie (now 89) joined the Army at Perth (Scotland) on his 18th Birthday and was engaged in infantry training on D-day 1944, completing this in December that year. In convoy from Tilbury in January, 1945 he was rescued when his troopship (HM-LST415) was torpedoed in the North Sea. He joined the 5/7th. Bn. Gordon Highlanders in Holland at Gennep, Reichswald Forest in February, 1945 and saw further action at Goch (Siegfried Line), the Rhine Crossing at Rees, and through northern Germany to Bremen and Bremerhaven where he marched in the Victory Parade of the 51st Highland Division on 12th. May, 1945. Post WW2 he served with the 2nd. Bn. Gordon Highlanders in Libya in 1946, received a commission in the Royal Artillery in 1947, and was demobilised in 1948. He joined the Hong Kong Regiment (The Volunteers) in October 1954 and was re-commissioned in Hong Kong following the Korean Emergency and served with Royal Hong Kong Defence Force from 1954 until 1964, retiring with the rank of Captain, as O.C. Mortar Platoon. Mr John MacKenzie was a President of the Jaycees (1959) and of the Hong Kong Rotary Club (1975-76). He also served on the Hong Kong Urban Council from 1971 to 1980, and as a Justice of the Peace from 1973 to 1991.

The Secretary


The Volunteer Association is the successor to the Royal Hong Kong Regiment (The Volunteers) following the disbandment of the Regiment on 3rd September 1995. All Volunteers who were members of the Regiment, the RHKVDC or the RHKAAF irrespective of rank are eligible to join. The Association has been granted a Club House in the Happy Valley Stand at the Jockey Club in Happy Valley. In this Club House there is a lounge and bar area where members meet.

The Association has been granted charitable status and it is run by a Board of Directors. The Board meets regularly to give policy direction to the affairs of the Association. A Club House Manager is responsible for the day to day running of the Association Rooms and is a point of contact with the Association.

 

The Association is also an umbrella organization for all other related clubs such as the Volunteer Shooting Club and the Volunteer Orienteering Club. These clubs run their own affairs charging a membership fee and annual subscriptions if they so elect.


The Royal Hong Kong Regiment (The Volunteers) Association

Clubhouse opening hours : 1200 hrs to 2100 hrs daily (Except Monday)

Address : 9th Floor, Happy Valley Stand, Wong Nai Chung Road, Happy Valley, Hong Kong
Telephone Office : (852)2966 7895
Telephone Bar : (852)2966 7881, 29667896
Fax : (852)2966 7882
Email : rhkrva@yahoo.com
Website : http://www.rhkr.org
Mailing Address : P.O. Box 47296, Morrison Hill Post Office, Wanchai, Hong Kong

Clubhouse Fixed Activities below are not accept any bookings except approval.
1.) Directors Meeting : 1st or 2nd Monday of each month
2.) A Squadron : 1st Thursday of each month
3.) B Squadron : 2nd Tuesday of each month
4.) D Squadron : 1st Tuesday of each month
5.) HG Squadron : 2nd Thursday of each month
6.) HQ Squadron : W/Tp at 2nd Friday of each month
7.) J Corp Old Boys : 1st Friday of each month
8.) C Squadron : 3rd Friday of each month
9.) VA Shooting Club : 3rd Thursday of each month
10.) 7 Up-Club : Last Friday of each month

11.) Monthly Gathering : 3rd Tuesday of each month

 

What's News

Happy Hours Gathering

Date: 28th June, 2016. (Tuesday)
Time: 1900 hrs to 2230 hrs.
Venue: Clubhouse.
( Film of : The Revenant)
Cost: $40 per head for Members and Guests
(One drink is free and following drinks on cash basic, light meal will be provided)
See attachment for details and reply before Sunday 26th June, 2016.

09/6/2016

Membership Renewal 2016

(for the period of 1st January to 31st December, 2016)

Download Reply form for Membership & Membership Renewal Letter

For any enquires, please call Clubhouse Manager at 29667895 or Email to rhkrva@yahoo.com for assistance.

31/1/2016

Newsletter 201601 -See January 2016 issue and please pass on to all members who interested

12/01/2016

Board of Directors for the year 2015-2016

Congratulation to Mr Ronald Taylor as our Honorable President

Directors appointment of the Association as follows.
1. Mr Cheuk Kin-lop, Kent
2. Mr Choi Kwok-wah
3. Mr Chung Kin-keung
4. Mr Lai Ka-kui, Bernard
5. Mr Lee Wing-yiu, William
6. Mr Keung Pak-chung (Treasurer)
7. Mr Ma Ka-lok, Simon
8. Ms Ma Lai-chun, Jane (Secretary)
9. Mr Ng Che-wa, Jackie
10. Mr Pau Chi-leung, Joseph (Chairman)
11. Mr Tam On-leung, Allen
12. Mr Wan Shun-shing
13. Mr Wong Siu-wah, Benny (2nd Vice-chairman)
14. Mr Wong Wai-man, Matthew (1st Vice-chairman)
15. Mr Yuen Man-kam, Bernard

By Order of the Board
Ms Jane Ma - Secretary

08/9/2015

Newsleter July 2015

See attachment of Newsletter 201507 latest issue

09/8/2015

The ARTHUR MAY Story Hong Kong 1941-1945

The man who raised the Union Jack over Hong Kong after 4 years of Japanese occupation

Collated and Narrated by Ronald Taylor

Available to sell at the Clubhouse at $140 special price.

See Poster of the front page of the Book.

09/8/2015

Notice to all members – Parking at Hong Kong Jockey Club

Arrangement was made with Hong Kong Jockey Club for members of the RHKRVA are permitted to park at the Basement of the Jockey Headquarter (entrance from Wong Nai Chung Road turn right from Sport Road) from 1800 to 2200 hrs until 16 September,2015. (Parking spaces are subject to availability).

Permission for parking must be informed one day in advance to the Clubhouse Manager by email at rhkrva@yahoo.com with information in the message of Car Plate Number, VA Membership Number, Full Name, Mobile Phone Contact, Date and Time for parking.

See attachment of route map.

07/7/2015

Membership Renewal for 2015

Download Reply Form to Renew Membership

Renewal letter in English or Chinese

09/1/2015

Newsleter December 2014

See attachment of NEWSLETTER 201412 latest issue

17/12/2014

Association Newsletter : July 2014

Download to view NEWSLETTER

08/8/2014

Association Newsletter for December 2013 latest issue.

Download the Newsletter

06/1/2014

NOTICE TO ALL MEMBERS

Use of Personal Data held by the Association

1. With the introduction of the Personal Data (Privacy) (Amendment) Ordinance 2012 the Association wishes to ensure that all members are well informed of the use of their personal data by the Association. This data includes their addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses.

2. The Association will continue to use the data of its members for the purposes of the Objectives of the Association and for advising member of activities and the like to be undertaken by similar organisation which include:

a. The Association's Branches
b. The Hong Kong Ex-Servicemen's Association
c. The World War II Veterans Association
d. The Royal British Legion
e. The Hong Kong Prisoner of War Association

 

f. The Hong Kong Adventure Corps and other uniformed youth groups.

3. The Association will use your personal data only for the above purposes. Personal data collected will not be sold, traded or rented in any form or through any means to other parties. The Association will not pass details of the personal data held to a third party without the consent of the individual whose details are being passed.

4. Any member who wishes the data on him, or herself, to exclude any of the above shall communicate the fact to the Association's Club House Manager who will make a record of the fact.

13/5/2013

UK Armed Force Veterans Badge message up-date

Would those members, who applications for the UK Armed Forces Veterans Badge could not be processed as the members did not have their Regimental Number and Dates of Service, please reapply through the Club House Manager. The discovery of certain records of service for members of the Regiment, who were discharged prior to the Regiment's disbandment, could enable the application to be processed now.

The application form can be found at Application for Armed Forces Veterans Badge Updated

06/3/2012

New UK Badge approval list 4th Batch 2010

Jun2010

NOTICE TO ALL MEMBERS - Regimental Associations
Volunteers remember giving one day¡¦s pay for Life Membership of the Regimental Association. That association organised the annual dinner, a families¡¦ splash night and the dragon boat entry. It relied on the Regiment for its administration and clearly this association could not continue once the Regiment had disbanded. In 1993 its members voted for it to be wound up and dissolved. Hence that association no longer exists.

At the same time a new association, with a slightly different name, came into being on a legal basis which could survive without the Regiment¡¦s support. After disbandment this new association took over some of the duties previously undertaken by the Regiment. These included assistance to Trailwalker and other charities, organising the Victory Day Ceremony at the City Hall and the Foundation Day Dinner. This new association became responsible for its own administration and the running of the club house which we did not have before. This new association is open to all ex-Volunteers, members of the old association, on the payment of a small annual fee, only HK$200 per year. This fee goes part way to maintain the clubhouse, financing the various organised events including the Happy Hour associated with film nights.Last year this new association changed its legal name to be the same as that held by the pre-disbandment association, namely The Royal Hong Kong Regiment (The Volunteers) Association.

Jun2010
3rd batch of UK Armed Forces Veterans Badges approved list
 
2nd batch UK Armed Forces Veterans Badges approved list below
Oct08
Application for Armed Forces Veterans Badge Updated Apr08
UK Veterans Lapel Badges - First Submission Confirm issued list.


Footnote :- 1.) For those who are in this list with line crossed are not eligible.
2.) You may contact the Clubhouse Manager with Ref No. by e-mail to clarify.
3.) For those who are not shown in this list will go for second submission to UK.
Mar08
AGM2007 and Annual Dinner Photos - Please link to the following web.
http://picasaweb.google.com/rhkrva/AGM2007RHKRVADinnerPhotos
Sep07
Photo Gallery Updated - Australia Branch - ANZ Day Parade (added) Aug07
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