25 Sep 1923

Central Training School for boys set up at Aldershot.

28 Feb 1924

Moved to Beachley and name changed to Boys' Technical School.

May 1926

Old Robot Society formed.


Name changed to Army Technical School (Boys).

Sep 1931

A school flag adopted.
A red, green and blue horizontal tricolour from which came the Association tie and later the School tie.

May 1939

Beachley Old Boys' Association formed.

Sep 1946

First Reunion held.

01 Feb 1947

Name changed to Army Apprentices School, and a new badge adopted.

Sep 1966

Name changed to Army Apprentices College.

Apr 1994

"New BOBA" formed.

Jun 1994

Closure of College.

Sep 1994

First Reunion Weekend at the Old Course Hotel.
(Now renamed 'The Chepstow Hotel')

Sep 1999

Celebration of 'Beachley - 75 Years'
(Message from H.M. The Queen)

Nov 1999

BOBA Veterans first London Cenotaph Parade.
(Now an annual event)

Sep 2011

Reunion held at the Chepstow Racecourse

Sep 2012
Reunion held the Senior Ranks Mess Beachley Barracks and the Chepstow Racecourse

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