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Thousands of amazing volunteers help raise vital funds during the annual Poppy Appeal. Meet a few of them.
For millions of pre-partition Indian Army soldiers who had fought in the Far East, peace brought a number of challenges.
Lawrence Sabatini's tattoos feature symbols of Remembrance, paying tribute to those who have died in the service of Commonwealth countries.
"Less than 50% of the UK population know about the work RBL does. My biggest aspiration is to continue evolving our brand as a relevant and engaging charity".
Danielle Cummings has overcome many challenges since joining the Royal Navy after leaving school, with deployments from Afghanistan to Bahrain.
Dedicated to those who lost their lives while under his command, Matt’s tattoo on his back depicts the silhouette of a bugler from the Royal Marines.
Commonwealth forces outnumbered British forces in the Far East, and they were essential in bringing the war against Japan to an end.
As African men from the Fourteenth Army returned home in 1945, they found the war had brought subtle and profound change to the continent.
Despite the vital role of Commonwealth forces in WW2, many of the contributions of the men and women from those nations remains unknown or ignored.
John Green was among over 1,000 RBL members to visit WW1 battlefields to mark the 90th anniversary of the Great Pilgrimage in 2018.
The war in the Far East has never been seen to hold the same importance as the war in Europe, with many who fought in the Far East considering themselves forgotten.
"The process of bringing Poppy Supporter to market at the Royal British Legion was a mammoth challenge. I loved it!"
In the UK there has been a huge increase in funding to help communities understand and celebrate the fight for recognition of Commonwealth soldiers.
"The Royal British Legion took me in at rock bottom and supported me like they support their beneficiaries".
Coping with isolation in the Far East was a challenge for all Allied forces, whether they were from Britain or a Commonwealth nation.
Army Welfare Worker Sergeant Adam Kastein speaks of his experience of coming out whilst in the Army.