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Parachute Regimental Association, Sheffield Members


Parachute Regimental Association are an ex serviceman's group for ex members of the Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces. The branch have been in existence since 1947. Holds meetings based on the Parachute Regimental Association and include both the Sheffield and Rotherham areas. One meeting is an official meeting when PRA matters are discussed along with financial and welfare issues. The other is a social meeting and there are a number of guests who regularly join the events.

Also organises trips into Europe for historical and remembrance events and have a close liaison with the Belgium Airborne Forces and the local people of Pleugg Steert on the French/Belgium border. Life membership is £7.50 with OAP concessions.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Arthur Elwood
Contact Position
Branch Secretary, PRA Sheffield Members,
0114 248 4151
07963 991425
Face Book Page - Sheffield PRA Members

Where to go

Somme Barracks
Glossop Rd
South Yorkshire

When attending it must be understod that attendance will inevatably be in one of the rooms and then the Mess. As required those attending need to wear respectable clothes including a collar and Tie.

Next Meeting Last Wednesday in the month.

When is it on?

Time / Date Details
Last Wednesday in the month at 7.30pm for 8:00pm (official meeting) then at times of attending agreed events. We also have a mid monthly Social gathering usuially a 2p.m. one Saturday as agreed at the meeting.
Session Information
7:30 to 9:30 then until idividual departure for meeting,
2pm for mid month Saturday Social Gathering.

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Other Details


Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
Annual membership fee £10
Referral Details

Formed at the end of WW2, the Parachute Regimental Association aimed to allow those that had served on joint operations an opportunity to continue the close bond they had developed. The following years of conflict that encompassed Aden, the Falklands, NI, Iraq and Afghanistan have seen these links continue to this day. 

Membership of the Parachute Regimental Association is available to all those who have served with the Parachute Regiment or Airborne Forces, their wives and families.

Don't wait for the sound of the Bugle to become Associated with us:

Hey Airborne, The Parachute Regimental Association Needs You call ourt secretary at Sheffield, 

or if not Sheffield or Rotherham, for further info on how youi can help contact: Emal: or Tel: 01206 817077

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