Royal Signals Association

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PATRON - HRH The Princess Royal
PRESIDENT - The Master of Signals

The Royal Signals Association (RSA) was formed in 1920 at the birth of the Corps from the Royal Engineers. The objects of The Association are:

  • To provide comfort and relief either generally or individually to past and present signalers and their dependants who are in conditions of need, hardship or distress.
  • To foster comradeship and morale within the Corps family, serving and retired.


Working within Regimental Headquarters Royal Signals, based in Blandford Camp, Dorset, are the Welfare Section and the Membership Section.

The Welfare Section assists signallers by way of grants of money or paying for items to reduce hardship and distress.

The Membership Section maintains records of all the branches and affiliated associations located throughout the country, plus their members. Any person who served with the Corps (Regular, TA or National Service), including ATS and WRAC is eligible to join The Association.


Branches are arranged into areas:

North East[edit]

Berwick Branch (RSA) Catterick Branch (RSA) Chesterfield Branch (RSA) Darlington Branch (RSA) Derby Branch (RSA)
Hartlepool Branch (RSA) Harrogate Branch (RSA) Huddersfield Branch (RSA) Hull Branch (RSA) Leeds Branch (RSA)
Lincoln Branch (RSA) Middlesbrough Branch (RSA) Newark Branch (RSA) Newcastle on Tyne Branch (RSA) Nottingham Branch (RSA)
Rotherham Branch (RSA) Scarborough Branch (RSA) Sheffield Branch (RSA) Spennymoor Branch (RSA) York RSA

London and East Anglia[edit]

Bedford Branch (RSA) Cambridge Branch (RSA) Colchester Branch (RSA) East London Branch (RSA) Loughborough Branch (RSA)
Norfolk RSA North London Branch (RSA) Peterborough Branch (RSA) South London Branch (RSA) West London Branch (RSA) Aldershot Branch (RSA)

Branches abroad[edit]


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