D-Day 75 – 6th June
6th June marks the 75th anniversary of the D-Day Landings – one of the most remarkable Allied wartime operations. On 6th June, the Legion will be organising events at Bayeux Cathedral and Bayeux Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Cemetery in France. The Royal British Legion is also working with the UK Government and other stakeholders to plan significant commemorations to mark D-Day 75 across the United Kingdom, including events in Portsmouth on 5th June.
OP BANNER 50 – 14th August at National Memorial Arboretum
On Wednesday 14th August, The Royal British Legion will hold a commemorative event at the National Memorial Arboretum to mark the 50th anniversary of the UK Armed Forces’ deployment on operations in Northern Ireland – the longest continuous operation in British military history. Centred on the Armed Forces Memorial, the ceremony will seek to honour the service and sacrifice of veterans from both the military and the emergency services.
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