Royal Marines Return to BASE
When the Royal Marines were last in Bordon 10 years ago, they were on training courses for technical qualifications. Their vehicle mechanics and armourers attended the School of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, in preparation for deployment to Commando Units serving all over the world.
Today, they have a renewed presence at the BASE Bordon Innovation Centre on Barbados Road.
Former Royal Marine Paul Deacon, and Duncan Gill, Manager of BASE Bordon, first met at 5 years old and have remained good friends. When Duncan mentioned to Paul recently that the display of Armed Forces hats at BASE didn’t have a Royal Marines presence, they decided to resolve the issue.
Paul, now Chairman of the Royal Marines Association (RMA), has kindly donated his peaked cap to the collection, stating:
For further details of the Royal Marines Association or BASE Bordon Innovation Centre, please contact:
Paul Deacon RMA – [email protected]
Duncan Gill – [email protected]