A Charity offering personal help and advice for all serving and former members of the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, Royal Fleet Auxiliary, their Reserves and Families


The White Ensign Association is a Registered Charity administered by limited guarantee.

The organisation is run by a small executive Staff operating from offices on board HMS Belfast in the Pool of London. The staff visit Royal Navy and Royal Marines establishments and units throughout the United Kingdom on a regular basis to provide support, guidance and advice in the form of Lectures and personal interviews.

Strategic direction of the work of The White Ensign Association is carried out by the Chairman and Council of Management.

The staff work in close consultation with a panel of selected professional Advisors.


Council of Management

Patron:Admiral of The Fleet HRH The Prince of Wales, KG, KT, GCB, OM, AK, CD, QSO, PC

President: Admiral of the Fleet the Lord BOYCE KG GCB OBE DL

Chairman: The Rt Honourable Lord Carlile of Berriew CBE QC

Vice Chairman: Admiral Sir Mark Stanhope GCB OBE DL

Council of Management

  • Hon Captain L H L Batchelor RNR
  • Mr S A Black
  • Mr E W Byers
  • Lt Gen E G M Davis CB CBE
  • Mrs H Deeble CBE
  • Commodore R W Dorey RFA
  • Hon Captain A P Gosling RNR
  • Admiral Sir Philip Jones GCB DL
  • Commodore I J Kennedy CBE QHNS QARNNS
  • Ms S E Murray OBE
  • Mr J M R Saunders Watson DL
  • Admiral Sir George Zambellas GCB DSC DL

Vice Presidents

  • Mr J D Andrewes
  • Admiral Sir Jonathon Band GCB DL
  • Sir Michael Bett CBE
  • Admiral of the Fleet the Lord Boyce KG GCB OBE DL
  • Mr C J Cazalet
  • Admiral Sir Michael Layard KCB CBE
  • Sir John Parker GBE
  • Sir Patrick Sergeant
  • Admiral Sir Jock Slater GCB LVO DL
  • Mr R J Taylor


To assist and promote the interests of those who are serving or have at any time served in the Royal Navy, the Royal Marines, in any Royal Naval or Royal Marine Reserve, or in the former Women’s Royal Naval Service or Queen Alexandra’s Royal Naval Nursing Service

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The White Ensign Association offers a unique and enduring service to personnel of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines, both serving and retired, and to their families

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The organisation is run by a small executive Staff operating from an office on board HMS Belfast in the Pool of London.

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Annual Review

Annual Review

To keep up to date with current White Ensign Association news please download a copy our Annual Review



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