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Membership ensures that remembrance is kept alive, that the sacrifices our brave Service men and women have made are never forgotten, and that the ex-Service community have an informed voice, with their concerns brought to the public eye.

Join us to become a part of a network of people who support
the British Armed Forces community.

We welcome men and women of all ages, whether they have served in the Armed Forces or not. Membership is open to everyone with a desire to help the Legion offer lifelong support to those who have served and their families.

Becoming a member provides the opportunity to get involved in various activities and events held locally, regionally and nationally throughout the year. Our members meet on the last Thursday of each month at 6pm with the exception of June, July and August at Legion House, 2-4 Great Union Street in St Helier. Come and join us!

2019 Community Events

9 May - Liberation Day

The Channel Islands were the only part of the British Isles to be occupied by German forces. The five-year occupation came to an end on 09 May 1945. Liberation Day, an event still celebrated in Jersey with an annual Bank Holiday, will once again bring that historic time to life with events taking place around Liberation Square, Royal Square and the Weighbridge. On Liberation Day dignitaries take part in a service of Thanksgiving and Commemoration. Join in the celebrations!

Thursday 9 May 2019
A full programme of events can be found at https://www.itv.com/news/channel/2019-05-08/liberation-day-2019-whats-on

11 May - A Morning with Johnny Mercer MP

Join ABF The Soldiers’ Charity for a morning with Johnny Mercer MP and hear about Johnny’s unique journey from his troubled childhood to becoming an Army Officer before being elected as Member of Parliament serving on the House of Commons Defence and Health Select Committee, as well as Chair for the All Party Parliamentary Group for Mental Health.

Saturday 11 May 2019
10:30-12:30 at the Pomme d’Or Hotel
More information at https://www.facebook.com/events/1997776823850435/

16 June - Falklands Remembrance

Join us at the St Helier Cenotaph for a wreath laying in an act of remembrance. Falklands veterans and RBL members and supporters will be in attendance, with an informal lunch at the Dog & Sausage to follow.  

Sunday 16 June 2019
11:45-12:15 at the St Helier Cenotaph, The Parade
More information at https://www.facebook.com/events/365891700799046/

More events coming soon...

10 May - PT Squadron 34 Memorial

Visiting delegation from New Jersey will be in attendance at a small service and wreath laying, honouring the sixteen men lost in USS PT-509 and USS PT-503 during an engagement with German minesweepers off the island in 1944.

Friday 10 May 2019
10:15 at the PT Squadron 34 Memorial at Noirmont Point

28 May - Escaping from Colditz with Piers Storie-Pugh, OBE

St John Ambulance Jersey presents a lecture from Piers Storie-Pugh, OBE, a unique presentation seen through the eyes of one of the longest serving Colditz prisoners, Colonel Peter Storie-Pugh, CBE MC TD DL, Colditz 1940-1945.

Tuesday 28 May 2019
18:00-20:00 at the Celestial Hall, The Royal Yacht Hotel
More information and tickets at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/escaping-from-colditz-with-piers-storie-pugh-obe-tickets-57787946303

6 June - D-Day Commemoration

Join us as we remember the D-Day Landings 75 years ago. The Lieutenant Governor, Bailiff, and Normandy veterans will be in attendance for a wreath laying at the Cenotaph at 10:45. 

Thursday 6 June 2019
10:45-11:45 at the St Helier Cenotaph, The Parade

29 June - Armed Forces Day

Please join us as we show our support for the men and women of the British Armed Forces, both past and present. 

Organised by the Royal British Legion Jersey Riders section, there will be music from the Band of The Island of Jersey, the Jersey Pipe Band, and the Jersey Scout Band, live rock music, a cadet drill competition, vintage military vehicles on display, the 1781 Jersey Militia, a bouncy castle, face painting, climbing wall, beer tent, food, drink, and much more!

Saturday 29 June 2019
10:00-15:00 at the Royal Square
More information at https://www.facebook.com/events/711013312650973/

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