Record Details

NGORoyal British Legion, The

The Royal British Legion,199 Borough High Street, London, SE1 1EE

Telephone08457 725725
Background Information

The Royal British Legion is the UK's leading charity (no. 219279) providing financial, social and emotional support to millions who have served and are currently serving in the Armed Forces, and their dependants. Alongside the provision of welfare services for the UK's 9.5 million ex-service men and women, the Legion also runs the annual poppy appeal, coordinates remembrance activities, is one of the country's largest membership organisations and campaigns on behalf of the service and ex-service community. Source:; contact with RBL, Sept. 2010

Year Created1921
Other Names / Antecedent Bodies

British Legion; the Legion

Related Organisations

Royal Commonwealth Ex-Services League (RCEL); Royal British Legion Scotland; Earl Haig Fund Scotland

KeywordsOlder people; Social care; War, conflict and pacifism.
Last Edited ByJRM at 30/09/2010 10:14:39