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Frequently Asked Questions

If the information on our website does not answer your question please contact us.

We have grouped together some examples of the types of questions we are asked. Everything from switching careers to researching military history.

You can also direct your query to the right person by selecting the relevant option from the drop down menu on the contact form. Thank you!

Me and my father are trying to find out about my grandad who served in the RASC during WWII. Can you please help?

Copies of Personnel Service records can either be obtained by following the links shown in the Veterans UK website https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/veterans-uk or through the National Archives at Kew

I have a query relating to my pay and pension, who can help?

For serving personnel, the Army Pay and Pension Help Desk on 0800 085 3600. Pension information for veterans can obtained by following links through the Veterans UK website https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/veterans-uk

I’m currently serving in the Royal Artillery and considering a career change to be a marine engineer or mariner. Can you please advise?

You need to contact Army Careers, more info from https://www.army.mod.uk/careers/ For information on what trades are currently available in The RLC please use the relevant option on the contact form.

I am a reservist with a Pacemaker Defibrillator requiring associated medications and monitoring equipment. I need a new battery but it is around £650. What avenues are there for funding?

Most cases such as these are initially handled by the SSAFA https://www.ssafa.org.uk/ or the RBL https://www.britishlegion.org.uk/. You can also contact the RLC Soldiers, Veterans and Families Support Officer by using the relevant option on the contact form.

I am trying to ascertain and confirm that 223 Air Dispatch Company Royal Army Service Corps who saw action in Operation MARKET GARDEN are linked to The RLC as forbears of 223 Squadron, 157 Regt RLC?

Please contact the Museum director using the use the relevant option on the contact form. The RLC Association may also be able to point you in the right direction.

I was in The Sustainer magazine around the year 2000 for winning The RLC junior champion 4th division junior champion and LSCCL LEAGUE junior champion in cross country. I was just wondering how to get a back copy please?

Please contact the Museum which holds back copies and archives for The Sustainer by using the relevant option on the contact form.

I have a change of address/would like to cancel receiving The Sustainer, who do I need to contact please?

The Sustainer team on by using the relevant option on the contact form.

I served in The RLC from 2005 to 2010 and would like to become a member. Is this possible?

You need to contact the RLC Association by using the relevant option on the contact form where you can also contact the Forming Corps RASC & RCT Association & Officers Club secretaries.

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