The Parachute Regimental Association
Grimsby and Cleethorpes Branch
Grimsby and Cleethorpes Branch of The Parachute Regimental Association has been designed to enable past and present members of Airborne Forces to remain in contact with each other and foster the true spirit of comradeship, facilitate branch recruitment and to keep our members and the general public informed of the many events that we hold throughout the year.
History of The Parachute Regiment
On 22nd June 1940, Sir Winston Churchill sent a note to the war office requesting the formation of an elite corps of at least 5000 parachutists.
In only five months, 5000 parachutists had fully qualified from the Parachute Training School,