George Correa, email@example.com
was born in Mombasa, Kenya in 1937 and studied at the Goan
High School there. He received his basic training in the
4th Kings African Rifles in Uganda in 1958 and at the Royal
Military Academy, Sandhurst U.K. (1959-60), where he was
awarded the Silver Cane, for best overseas officer cadet.
his studies he returned to II Kings African Rifles, Nairobi
and Nakuru. He transferred to the British Army on Kenya'
independence and rose through the ranks to Major. His postings
took him around the world, including Borneo in 1965-66 in
the war with Indonesia, British Army of The Rhine Germany
on staff of the Armoured Division, Hong Kong, Northern Ireland
early retirement he was invited for a few years to serve
in the Sultan of Oman's Land Forces and worked in Oman from
1980- 1987. On return to the UK, he first worked in the
Ministry of Defence in London from 1988-1994 after which
he became the Welfare Secretary of the Royal Artillery Charitable
Fund, a job he continues to do to this day. He now resides
in Salisbury and Beckenham in the U.K.
George Correa traces his Goan roots to Moira. His father,
Joachim Luciano Correa, was awarded the MBE some 50 years
ago as a Customs Officer. This included being with the Military
in the First World War and going into what was then "Deutshe
Ost Afrika" now Tanzania as British, Indian and African
troops fought against the Germans who had both German and
MAJOR George Francis Correa, who lives at Berwick Road,
Stapleford, was awarded the MBE in the New Year honours
for his services to the Royal Artillery Charitable Fund.
He is welfare secretary of the fund, which disperses
about £1m a year to more than 3,000 Royal Artillery
members, ex-members and their dependant, who are in need.
Maj Correa was born in Kenya in 1937 and started his
army service in the King's African Rifles, transferring
to the Royal Artillery in 1964.
He served in Borneo, Hong Kong, Germany and Oman and
has been involved with the RA charitable fund since his