Ancre Somme Association Scotland was formed in 2016 by a group of people who were interested in their Armed Forces heritage from WW1, WW2 and all subsequent Wars and Conflicts. Our Officers and members created our vision, mission and strategy in 2016.
1. Education - we will assist, support and enhance young people's understanding of HM Armed Forces.
2. Remembrance - we will remember all those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for Soverign and Nation.
3. Supporting - we will continually support our Armed Forces charities and ASA Scotland projects.
4. ASA Scotland welcomes any individuals, groups or businesses to our Association; members must always promote the Aims & Objectives of the Association.
Education - engaging with young people in schools, Sea Cadets, Army Cadets and Air Cadets, Community Clubs/Groups across the Nation, sharing our Armed Forces heritage from WW1, WW2 to the current day. For the past 4 years, we have been visiting schools and Cadet Forces, these have been welcomed with proved beneficial.
Remembrance - we will always remember those who have served in HM Armed Forces. We will arrange events, we will Commemorate Wars, Battles and Conflicts from WW1, WW2 to the current day. We will ensure our Armed Forces heritage is never forgotten. We have planned and organised many successful events working with our parters. We have also purchased remembrance becnhes and presented these to schools.
Supporting - we will support our Armed Forces charities with campaigns and fundraising activies every year. We will support Veterans and our own legacy projects. We have raised funds for PoppyScotland, Combat Stress, Soldiers Off The Streets, RAFBF, Veterans to name a few. In 2020 COVID19 we rasied much needs funds for NHS Charities UK, view our charity page for more information.
We are reaching out to everyone, as a diverse Nation we have so much in common, we have shared values and a shared history, please email: [email protected] to make contact with our Secretary.