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Rachel Hughes was so touched by the support and care her grandparents received at our Galanos House Care Home that she chose to forge a career as a nurse with hopes of one day working back at the home that inspired her.
As RBL’s Director of Music, David Cole OBE, directs our Central Band and is also the musical director of the annual Festival of Remembrance.
On 15 May 2021 join us online as we celebrate our centenary through a series of live events including a livestream from the Cenotaph.
In the aftermath of the WW1 it became apparent there was a need for an organisation to support and represent all members of the Armed Forces.
After 100 years, we look back on how RBL has worked with The Poppy Factory to support wounded, injured and sick veterans back into employment.
Khumi Tonsing Burton has supported RBL for over 20 years. She has always been a champion of Remembrance and has actively encourage the community, especially young people to get involved and support RBL.
In partnership with Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council, we have developed an Armed Forces Community Garden in Hillfield Park, Solihull.
Since our earliest days 100 years ago, providing support for the Armed Forces community has been at the heart of what we do, and we are proud to have provided the community with a century of support.
A team from the British Army have set a new world record for crossing the Atlantic Ocean whilst raising vital funds for the Royal British Legion.
David Kelsey joined the Army at 16, but his military career was cut short because of the ban on LGBT+ personnel serving in the Armed Forces.
Forty years since the conflict, Royal Navy veteran Charlie Threlfall recalls his time in the Falklands and surviving the perils of San Carlos Water.
On 2 April 1982 Argentine forces invaded the Falkland Islands, sparking one of the largest major conflicts since WW2.
Gurkha Nick Tamang served in 12 Platoon, D Company and was deployed to the Falklands in 1982. Forty years on he remembers his time in the conflict.
RBL has helped an RAF veteran from Yorkshire to secure £9000 in unpaid benefits, rescuing him from a life of food banks and queuing for handouts.
When Dorothy became her husband’s carer, our Admiral Nurse service stepped in to provide practical advice, and emotional and psychological support.
The Voices of Armed Forces Children Choir have made it to the Britain’s Got Talent semi-finals.