Armed Forces

The Venerable Robin Turner is an active retired clergyman in this diocese. Robin oversees Armed Forces Chaplains in the Diocese of Southwell & Nottingham.  He served for just under 29 years in the Chaplains’ Branch of the Royal Air Force at home and abroad finishing as Chaplain-in-Chief and Archdeacon in the rank of Air Vice-Marshal.

The Revd Paul Whitehead is Chaplain of Chilwell Garrison Nottingham and 3 Royal Anglian as well as an Associate Priest at Trowell, Awsworth and Cossall. He is happy to advise on any military matters which crop up in parishes. For example, he has access to worship resources prepared specifically for Remembrance, Veterans, Dedications and Thanksgivings and military Funeral services orders.

Paul can be contacted as follows:

Revd Paul Whitehead CF3 (Army Chaplain {Reserve}), 

Reinforcements Training and Mobilisation Centre

Chetwynd Barracks, Chilwell, Nottingham, NG9 5HA


Tel:07775818364, Military Tel: 0115 957 2085


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