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The Royal British Legion is the UK's leading charity providing financial, social and emotional support to millions who have served and are currently serving in the Armed Forces, and their dependants.

 

Currently, nearly 11 million people are eligible for our support and we receive
around 300,000 calls for help every year.

The Legion was founded in 1921 as a voice for the ex-Service community and our 550,000 members continue to ensure that this voice does not go unheard.

Although the needs of ex-Service people have changed over the years, we are still there to safeguard their welfare, interests and memory. British service people are in action around the world every day of the year.

They know that if they need our support - now or in the future - the Legion is always on active duty for them.
 
 
 


Lyme Regis Branch Events

 

 


Laying of Poppy wreaths

10.30am at the commonwealth war graves and a short service at the HMS Formidable memorial in Lyme Regis Town cemetery, followed by a short service at the Polish war Memorial in Anning Road (between Woodmead Road and Queens Walk junctions) at 11am


Remembrance Sunday Parade
from Langmoor Gardens  9.30am: followed by
Remembrance Service
at St. Michael's Church at 10am.  All local organisations welcome to take part, serving representatives form all of the Armed Forces are expected to attend in uniform. 

 

   Armistice Day NATIONAL TWO MINUTES SILENCE 11.00 am. 
 

Armistice Day Service.
At the Monmouth Street War Memorial, St Georges Square. 11am:  Please be sure to arrive early.
 

Remembrance Day Parade
   

Polish memorial

A small team of Royal British Legion committee members cleared the site of weeds, pruned the roses and made the memorial stone of the Polish Air Force memorial on Anning Road more visible to the public in 2007.

 

David Manners of the Royal British Legion said: “Several thousand Polish airmen died on our behalf during WWII and we think it is only fitting that this humble memorial, which I believe to be the only one in south- west England, is given the respect it deserves."

The Polish War Memorial
Legion Values:
  • Reflection - Through Remembrance of past sacrifice in the cause of freedom
  • Hope - By remembering the past, a younger generation has the chance of a better future
  • Comradeship - Through shared experience and mutual support
  • Selflessness - By putting others first
  • Service - To those in need and in support of the whole community
   
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