HMS Ajax & River Plate Veterans Association


Forthcoming Events

17th March 2017

Chilean Concepcion 1939 earthquake medal award to two Veterans who assisted in the rescue operation, by Chilean Ambassador in Cambridge. Frank Burton 98 (Ajax) & Basil Trott 97 (Exeter) will receive their medals in the company of Jim London 98 (Exeter) who already has his.

2017 Reunion 29 September - 2 October

Being organised by Isle of Wight Tours Ltd and will be held at the Tillington Hall Hotel, Stafford over the weekend 29th September to 2nd October. Memorial service round our memorial at the NMA of the Saturday, Reunion dinner on Saterday evening, AGM Sunday morning with optional trip to Shugborough House. Contact us for further details.

2019 trip to South America

The Association is planning a trip to Uruquay, Argentina & Chile in December 2019 to coincide with the 80th anniversary of the Battle of the River Plate that took place off Uruguay and the Chilean earthquake earlier in 1939 & the Chilean earthquake.