In 2018 The Royal British Legion led the nation in saying Thank You to the First World War generation, all who served, sacrificed and changed our world. We saw activities big and small as people found their own way to recognise the incredible contributions of an entire generation. You can explore what people did and why below.
What was Thank You
100 years ago the guns fell silent on the world’s first truly global war. We believe it is time to think about all of those who lived through this tragic and remarkable time - and who put Britain on the path to becoming what it is today. It’s time to say Thank You for all they did for us.Find out more
A look back
Every One Remembered
People across the world joined us in remembering the 1,060,174 British and Commonwealth Service men and women who gave their lives in the First World War so that future generations could live theirs.Explore their stories