On 8-10 May The Royal British Legion will be marking the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe (VE) Day with a series of national commemorative and celebratory events taking place across the country.
The Royal British Legion are calling all WW2 veterans, including the Home Guard or in any one of the reserved occupations, medics, police and the ‘Bevin Boys’ to join us by registering here: http://fal.cn/j80
To register over the phone call: 0808 802 8080.
Places will be available for these commemorative events over the weekend:
– On Friday 8 May, a Service of Remembrance will be held at the Cenotaph.
– On Sunday 10 May, there will a Service of Thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey, followed by a march from the Abbey to Horse Guards Parade and into St James’s Park, where the Legion will host a lunch reception.
To be eligible, veterans must be 85 years and over (by 8 May 2015). All veterans can bring one nominated carer with them. The closing date for all applications is midnight on Friday 10 April