Remembrance takes many forms and means something different to everyone.

You can get involved in Tribute Ink by sharing your own personal tribute story. Please fill in your details using the form below to submit your story. 

Your display name will appear next to your story – it does not have to be your real name. You can also leave this blank to appear as anonymous.

Sharing your story is one way to help rethink remembrance. Tell us in 200 words about your tattoo and the meaning behind it. What is it and what does it remember?

Please upload a photo of your tattoo tribute ensuring it’s clear and visible. Maximum file size 10MB.

Thank you for your willingness to share your photograph in the Tribute Ink project.


To ensure that this project is a safe space for people to share their stories, all posts are reviewed by moderators before they are visible on the website or social media. The Royal British Legion reserves the right to reject the submission if it is does not meet the criteria listed below.


Guidelines for submission


Safety and privacy are of the utmost importance. Therefore, please be advised that all photos must adhere to the following guidelines:


  • User submitting the photo must have permission to share the photo
  • Photos that contain malicious, threatening, illegal, graphic, abusive, offensive or otherwise inappropriate content may not be posted.
  • Photos that include personal information, such as phone number, mailing address, or email will not be permitted.
  • Photos that contain inaccurate or malicious attacks related to any person, entity, or organization will not be posted onto the site.
  • No commercial solicitation or promotion of products is allowed on the site

This information will NOT appear with your story.

This information will NOT appear with your story.

How we use your personal data for our Tribute Ink campaign


At the Royal British Legion we take your privacy seriously and we will only use the information you have provided on this form as part of the Tribute Ink project. Your images and story may be used online on our social media channels or website ( Your images and story may also be used in the exhibition itself, which will launch at the National Memorial Arboretum before touring to different locations across the country. 


We will only use the contact details you have provided to contact you about Tribute Ink.


We will not share your data and promise to keep your personal information safe and secure.


We will hold your personal data for one year. If you would like to withdraw your consent for the processing of your personal information please contact [email protected].


For more information about how The Royal British Legion processes personal information and about your rights under the data protection law please see our Privacy Policy.


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