Royal British Legion
Royal British Legion
06/23/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
Ian is our caseworker who arranges breaks for Service families who need to get away from the stresses of everyday life. Each break helps ex-Service people meet new friends, spend time with their family, and get a well-deserved break.

Find out more about Ian's work and how we support ex-Service personnel and their families: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Ian is our caseworker who arranges breaks for Service families who need
Nicola Phillips
Jean Moore
Rosina Brown
Royal British Legion
Royal British Legion
06/20/2017 at 09:39. Facebook
Adjusting to normal life after leaving the Armed Forces can be difficult. Whether it’s employment, housing, financial help or something else, Veterans' Gateway is your first point of contact to get help:
John Walter Waite
Maureen Jackson
Jackie Taylor
In 1917 over 11,960 British and Commonwealth soldiers fell and were buried or commemorated at Tyne Cot cemetery in Belgium. Today, 100 years on, will you honour their memory? Dedicate a message of Remembrance to those who fell during the battle of Passchendaele. We'll plant a poppy with your message. Visit [ Ow.ly Link ] to make a dedication.
In 1917 over 11960 British and Commonwealth soldiers fell and were buried
Phyllis Jones
Frances Mincherton
William J Sabin
Happy Father's Day from everyone at The Royal British Legion!

How are you spending the day? Let us know in the comments below.
Happy Father's Day from everyone at The Royal British Legion
Wayne Riley
Heather Ann Ainsworth
Sheila Jeffries
Sabine is part of our Benefits and Money Advice team who help to ease the burden of financial pressure for thousands of Service and ex-Service people each year. Find out more about her amazing work supporting Service personnel and veterans: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Sabine is part of our Benefits and Money Advice team who help
The Royal British Legion has been supporting Service men and women, veterans and their families since 1921. And we’re not going anywhere. Zoe is one of our Admiral Nurses who look after families and people with dementia. Her work focuses on assessing the needs of family carers and the needs of the person living with dementia to ensure their caring journey is as smooth as possible. ...
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The Royal British Legion has been supporting Service men and women veterans
John Stamp
Lorraine Lees
Women play a vital role in our Armed Forces, and to celebrate their contribution we are running a Women at War 100 commemoration to mark the centenary of women’s Service in the UK Armed Forces. Find out more about the event at: [ Ow.ly Link ]

Captain Anna Crossley is one example of the inspiring contribution. She served in Afghanistan in 2012 as a Female Engagement Officer, reaching out the...
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Women play a vital role in our Armed Forces and to celebrate
David Ainsworth
Sheila Jeffery
Vivienne Hickey
Our lovely partners, Coventry Building Society, have sent a team of volunteers to transform the garden of our Galanos House care home. Their 25 volunteers worked tirelessly through the day, creating a new flower bed, a herb garden and planting new plants for our residents to enjoy. Read more about them getting stuck in: [ Ow.ly Link ]

Thank you to everyone involved!
Our lovely partners Coventry Building Society have sent a team of volunteers
Coventry Building Society
Edna Werner Andersen
Sandra Falconbury
This year's Volunteers' Week we have been celebrating the dedication and passion of our volunteers in supporting the Armed Forces community. Without our volunteers and their inspiring work, we would not be able to offer the services we do. Thank you.
This years Volunteers Week we have been celebrating the dedication and passion
To honour and thank those who fought for the liberation of Europe in WW2, we held two services in commemoration of the D-Day landings – a Commemoration Service in Bayeux Cathedral and a Remembrance Service at the Bayeux Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery. Take a look at our photo highlights and join us in remembering those who sacrificed so much for our freedom.
To honour and thank those who fought for the liberation of Europe
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Lynne Shelling
Shelley Dresner
Tomorrow, we will be covering the D-Day commemorations live on Twitter and Instagram. For updates, follow us on: and
Tomorrow we will be covering the DDay commemorations live on Twitter and
Kaz Owen
Alan Fox
Alan Murray
This Volunteers' Week we would like to thank all of those who work so hard supporting our Armed Forces community. Our volunteers give more than just their time: they give their hearts.
This Volunteers Week we would like to thank all of those who
Kelly Wheeler
Michael Barnes
Clifford East
Vera is one of our amazing Poppy Appeal volunteers. She dedicated her time to supporting us after we helped her son Pete who was injured in Afghanistan; his vehicle was hit by an IED and he lost both his legs and broke his back.


“When Peter came home after his incident in 2008, I became so frustrated hearing him falling over constantly in the bathroom whilst negotiating the bath to have a...
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Vera is one of our amazing Poppy Appeal volunteers She dedicated her
Malcolm Turner
June Ross
John Mason
Today, Prince Harry revealed the team of 90 competitors selected to represent the UK this year at the Invictus Games -- the team of wounded, injured, and sick serving military personnel and veterans came together at the Tower of London. We will be there cheering them on and supporting their friends, family, and carers in Toronto later this year. Find out more at: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Today Prince Harry revealed the team of 90 competitors selected to represent
Vivienne Hickey
Lyn Little
Catharine Telling
Finding time for a holiday can be quite difficult, especially when you’re living a busy life as a member of the Armed Forces community. This is why we organise breaks for those that would benefit from a bit of rest and relaxation. Watch this video to find out more about our work.
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Andrew Danyadi
Simone Marie Leonce
"When German planes came over bombing and machine gunning we spread out as far as possible but sportingly returned as nearly as we could to our position in the queue."

77 years ago, Harry Leigh-Dugmore was evacuated from Dunkirk as part of Operation Dynamo. This is his remarkable story: [ Ow.ly Link ]
When German planes came over bombing and machine gunning we spread out
Steve Pratt
Susan Robinson
Alan Connell
Paul is an Army veteran. Soon he will be taking on an incredible challenge - running 3000 miles across America, solo and unsupported - to raise funds for our Armed Forces community.
He'll run from San Francisco to New York, equivalent to 115 back to back marathons and six million steps! Find out more about his amazing journey and support him here: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Paul is an Army veteran Soon he will be taking on an
John Calvin
Tim Howley
Sue Birkett
This Volunteers' Week we'll be celebrating the ordinary people doing extraordinary things for our Armed Forces community! Whether you're volunteering at our care homes or raising funds to support our work, we'd love to hear your stories in the comments section below and on Twitter @PoppyLegion.
This Volunteers Week well be celebrating the ordinary people doing extraordinary things
Sue Hill
Rachel Dyche
Carl Lewis
"On 18 November 1944, I flew my first operation: a night raid on an oil refinery in Wanne-Eickel, Germany. Being a Bomb Aimer required you to lie down flat, peering through the front turret with the gunner sitting immediately above you. It was noisy, cramped and at times very uncomfortable."
In 1941 Des Lush joined the RAF with hopes of becoming a pilot. Three years later he flew his first...
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On 18 November 1944 I flew my first operation a night raid
Nicola Heeney
Brenda Howard
Ruth Owen
“Having an Admiral Nurse visit has helped me understand what’s happening, why I act the way I do and has provided advice which has been key in my medical treatment.”
This Dementia Awareness Week we are bringing you the story of Ron, who after leaving the Army was diagnosed with cadasil, a genetic type of dementia which affects the frontal lobe of the brain. See how we helped support Ron and...
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Having an Admiral Nurse visit has helped me understand whats happening why
Horace Sutherland
Vivienne Hickey