WW1 centenary

The Legion is marking the centenary of the First World War (2014 to 2018) with commemorations in the UK and Republic of Ireland with a focus on Remembrance, education and legacy.

Thank You

Say ‘Thank You’ to the First World War generation who helped to shape our world as we know it today.

Thank You

Every One Remembered

The Royal British Legion, in partnership with the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, has developed www.everyoneremembered.org, a project to individually commemorate over 1 million Commonwealth Service men and women who were killed during the First World War.

Every One Remembered

Great Pilgrimage 90

In 2018, thousands of members and representatives helped The Royal British Legion recreate the 1928 Great Pilgrimage to mark the centenary of the launch of the ‘Hundred Days Offensive’.

Great Pilgrimage 90

Women at War 100

2017 marks 100 years since the creation of the British Army's first all-female unit. Use our timeline to discover how the role of women in the Armed Forces has developed since the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps was established. 

Explore the timeline

Passchendaele 100

The 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele provides an opportunity to view WW1 in a new way. Learn how the battle unfolded and discover the experiences of those on the battlefields through a series 360 videos. 

Passchendaele 100

Somme 100

Major commemorations marked the centenary of the start of the Battle of the Somme on 1 July 2016 and continued through to 18 November when the battle ended. The Legion is encouraging communities to host local commemorative events and has prepared a free Somme 100 toolkit and a free Remember the Somme app.

Somme 100

Centenary Fields

Centenary Fields is a partnership between The Royal British Legion and Fields in Trust and works with landowners to protect at least one green space in each of the local authorities across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Centenary Fields

LifeBook

The Royal British Legion, in partnership with bespoke autobiography specialists LifeBook, is proud to announce a special new service to commemorate the centenary of the First World War. You can now capture your families' stories across the generations, whether they were directly involved in the conflict or not.

LifeBook autobiography experience

WW1 Commemorative stamps

Royal Mail are issuing a landmark series of special stamps to commemorate the centenary of the First World War.

WW1 commemorative stamps