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Members have been vital to our work since 1921 and continue to play a key role in supporting the Armed Forces community and championing Remembrance.
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.
Watch live online as the British Normandy Memorial is officially opened as part of events to mark the 77th anniversary of D-Day.
In partnership with Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council, we have developed an Armed Forces Community Garden in Hillfield Park, Solihull.
In our Centenary year we look at how we have supported ex-Servicemen into work for the last 100 years, and how we continue to support them today.
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.
In 1928, a decade after the end of the First World War, the British Legion took veterans and war widows on the Great Pilgrimage to remember those who lost their lives.
The British Legion Women’s Section was formed in 1921 to safeguard the interests of widows and families of ex-Servicemen.
We’ve campaigned on issues that matter most to the Armed Forces community for 100 years and we’re continuing to adapt to their needs for the future.
Learning about Remembrance brings children of all ages and backgrounds together. Use our free resources to help children explore Remembrance.