The Regimental Association of the Devonshire and Dorset Regiment

Members Area

Members Area

All D and D Association Full and Honorary Members are entitled to apply for access to our password-protected, private Members Area. You must apply for this as described below. You will need a User Name and Password, which we will generate for you when you apply. Once you have these, you will be able to access the Members Area whenever you wish.

Can I be an Association Member?

Full Membership

To be a member of our Association, you must have served in The Devonshire and Dorset Regiment or its antecedent regiments.  Qualifying service includes that with the Regular Army, Territorial Army (TA), and TA Volunteer Reserve, on War-Time, Home Guard or National Service.  It also includes membership of C and E Companies 1st Battalion The Wessex Regiment, and The Rifle Volunteers.  Adults of Army Cadet Force and Combined Cadet Force units affiliated to the Regiment are also included.

Honorary Membership

You may also apply for Honorary Membership of The Association if you served in any of The Rifles’ antecedent regiments, had attached service from any other Regiment or Corps with any unit listed above.

Membership is free for all those who qualify.

How can I Visit the Members Area?

To view these pages, you will have to sign up.  You only have to do this once.  If you consider that you are an Association Member, please fill in and submit the Membership Registration Form below.  All applicants will receive an automatic acknowledgement as soon as they reply.  We will then review your application:

  • Already Registered.  If you are already a Registered Member, in that we have your detail on our Membership List , we will send you a User Name and Password.  This will usually take about one working day.   

  • Not Registered.  If you are not registered, we will email you asking for further details.  If you qualify for membership, we will add you to our Registered Members list and send you the website Members Area User Name and Password.  This may take a few days.

  • Not Qualified.  If you are not qualified to be an Association Member, you cannnot be registered.  We will notify you of this a few days after you apply.

Membership Registration Form

I would like to access the D and D Regimental Association Website Members Area and I am content for my details to be held on the D and D Association membership database.

Data Protection:  The information gathered with this form will be used internally by the D and D Regimental Association to record membership and for us to pass information about the Association to members.  Your details will not be given to any third party or person without your written consent.

Please note. Required fields are marked with a *.

Registration Form


Existing Members:

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Why should I visit the Members Area?

There are real benefits in accessing the additional information that is in there. You will find:

  • Contact details for all Association Branches, Focal Points and Clubs.
  • Our monthly Association newsletter, The Janner.
  • Our full annual Association calendar of events.
  • News, photos and competitions.
  • Information and contributions from our members.

Key Links

Donate By Text

You can now text donations to The Devon and Dorset Regimental Association Charity

Text DDRA11 £? to 70070
Where ? can be 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, or 10

For more information on how to donate to the Association charity click here

They couldn’t have done better by Christopher Jary

The Story of the Dorset Regiment in War and Peace 1939-67 - compiled by Christopher Jary.

Click the picture to read more detail and order the book.

For a review of this book by John Gaye click here

The Royal British Legion ... and one small branch in Devon

Stories of service by Devon legionnaires - compiled by Paddy King-Fretts. Profits go to the RBL.

Click the picture to read more detail and order the book.

For a review of this book by Colin Pape click here

A Royal Christmas by Jeremy Archer

Profits go to ABF - The Soldiers Charity.

Click the picture for a link to the ABF shop page where you can order a copy.

A celebration of the Royal Family at Christmas

The Ulster Tales by General Sir John Wilsey

Profits go to The Rifles Care For Casualties (C4C) appeal.

Click the picture for details.

For a review of this book by John Gaye click here

The Old West Country Regiments by Jeremy Archer

Profits go to The Keep Museum.

Click the picture for details.

Get In Touch

The Regimental Association of The Devonshire and Dorset Regiment
The Rifle's Exeter Office,
Block 11,
Wyvern Barracks,
Exeter,
Devon,
EX2 6AR

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