CENOTAPH CEREMONY

The annual National Service of Remembrance will be held at the Cenotaph in Whitehall on Sunday 10 November.
 
The Royal British Legion organises the annual Veteran March Past that passes the Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday for 10,000 British and Commonwealth former military and civilian Service personnel.
 
Participants must meet at least one of the following criteria:
 
1.    Military or civilian men and women from the UK and the Commonwealth who served the Crown on Military Operations
2.    Wives, husbands or civil partners of veterans who died as a result of their service in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces
3.     A carer of a veteran requiring wheelchair assistance
 
Members of The Royal British Legion who meet the eligibility criteria are encouraged to march with their relevant Corps, Regimental or Service Association.
 
Members who meet the eligibility criteria and wish to march as part of The Royal British Legion contingent, should contact their Membership Support Officer before the 11th August.
 
If your branch has any members that would like to take part please could you forward the following information:
 
Title / Rank:
Full Name:
Address:
Date of Birth:
Country of Birth:
City Of Birth:
Military Number:
 
This information must reach County by the 11th August at the latest.
Applications received after this date will NOT be processed.

Can you help? We are looking for a volunteer/volunteers to run future Poppy Appeals as 2019 is the last year of our current Organisers three-year licence.

For further information please email – poppyappeal@ryebritishlegion.org.uk

If you want to find out more about your local Royal British Legion branch contact Neale East, Chair & Secretary, at info@ryebritishlegion.org.uk

Rye British Legion

Rye & District Branch of the Royal British Legion was formed in the 1920’s and now holds its meetings in the George Hotel in Rye on the second Monday of March, June, September & November (AGM).

The Royal British Legion provides financial, social and emotional support to all those who have served and are currently serving in the Armed Forces, as well as their dependents. Anyone who has served in the forces for seven days or more is eligible for our help.

Unfortunately we are unable to assist with requests for help and assistance at a local level, for all inquiries please follow the link Help & Support or all the Freephone number – 0808 8028080 –  at any time between 8am and 8pm, 7 days a week.  Calls from landlines and from most mobile networks will be entirely free of charge.

The Royal British Legion is the nation’s custodian of Remembrance, ensuring that people remember those who have given their lives for the freedom we enjoy today. The Rye British Legion fully support Rye’s civic acts of Remembrance, usually led by the Mayor and Town Council.

Rye British Legion arrange a number of activities for Members including battlefield tours to France, a recent visit to the House of Parliament and Imperial War Museum.

Rye British Legion also maintains a close liaison with other Service organisations in the District, including the Women’s Section, Royal Air Force Association and Rye Sea Cadets as well as acting as a focus for local veterans issues.

For information on how to join the Rye British Legion please follow the link Members of the Royal British Legion

Updated:  25.07.19