Notable Dates in the history of Beachley
25th Sep 1923
Central Training School for boys set up at Aldershot.
28th Feb 1924
Moved to Beachley and name changed to Boy's Technical School.
Old Robot Society formed.
Name changed to Army Technical School (Boys).
A school flag adopted - a red, green and blue horizontal tricolour from which came the association tie and later the School tie.
Beachley Old Boys' Association (BOBA) formed.
First BOBA Reunion held.
1st Feb 1947
Name changed to Army Apprentices School (AAS) and a new badge adopted.
Name changed to Army Apprentices College (AAC).
"New BOBA" formed.
Closure of College.
First Reunion Weekend at the Old Course Hotel. (Now renamed 'The Chepstow Hotel'.)
Celebration of 'Beachley - 75 Years'. - Message from H.M. The Queen.
BOBA Veterans first London Cenotaph Parade. (Now an annual event.)
Reunion Weekend held at Chepstow Racecourse.
Reunion weekend held in the Senior Ranks Mess, Beachley Barracks and also at Chepstow Racecourse.
This page was last updated on: October 19, 2013
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