Area Office 715X195 About the Legion

Who we help

  • We help serving members of the Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force
  • We also help ex-Service men and women, their carers and families
  • Millions of people in the UK and overseas are eligible to call on us for help
  • We aim to help the 500,000 most in need
  • Half the people we help are below retirement age
  • Eligibility for our help


Kirianne Curley's husband, Royal Marine Corporal Stephen Curley of 40 Commando, was killed in an IED explosion whilst on foot patrol in Afghanistan in May 2010. He was 26 years old. At the time of his death, the couple's son was just a few weeks old.

Mrs Curley is using the Legion's Independent Inquest Advice service to help her through the inquest into her husband's death.

For more stories of people we help, showing the wide range of our support, visit who we help.

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