The Royal British Legion is working with partners including the Government, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, the Normandy Memorial Trust and the Spirit of Normandy Trust to plan significant commemorations to mark D Day 75 both in France and the UK.
Contacting the Royal British Legion or registering on the Legion’s D Day 75 website will enable the partners to communicate with the veterans and their families as plans are confirmed and more details are released.
Click here for registration details.
Please use link to view photos of veterans, members, guests, family and friends commemorating “D” day 6th June at the NMA Alrewas. Click here for photos.
The attached leaflet sets out details of the Normandy Memorial Wall which will be unveiled at the D-Day Story (Formerly the D-Day Museum) Clarence Esplanade, Southsea Portsmouth PO5 3NT on 6th June.
For a minimum cost of £100 an engraved brick bearing a Normandy Campaign veteran’s name can be engraved on a brick. The proceeds after the cost of installation and maintenance will go towards an ongoing education programme, for not only schools but also for a wider audience.
More details can be found on their website www.theddaystory.com
Telephone 023 9288 2555 Wall Leaflet (1)
D-Day Revisited – space available for Normandy 2018
D- Day revisited have spaces available for 2 veterans and 2 carers. The reason because of last minute cancellations
They have two coaches in Liverpool & Chester, doing pick-ups along the way in
Knutsford, Stafford and Oxford. Arrive into Portsmouth late afternoon on Saturday
2nd June to enjoy an evening at Southwick House. After an overnight at the Queen’s in
Southsea, we depart on the 1445 Brittany Ferries service out of Portsmouth on
The group includes
6 QA serving nurses in the group so have good, professional support.
This is an opportunity for veterans
veterans who may be left at home for want of availability.
At present there is space for 2 veterans each to be accompanied by a companion/carer or spouse. Please email us by clicking on our email address on our ‘contact us’ page if this of interest and we will then put you in touch with D day Revisited who will confirm if there are still spaces.
D-Day Remembrance Services 2018
(Correction to time of parade below)
There will be a commemorative service at Colleville Montgomery at 1100 on 5th June, led by the Reverend Mandy Reynolds. This will be followed by a Vin d’honneur hosted by the Mayor on the sea front. The usual services will take place on 6th June at Bayeux Cathedral at 1000 and Military Cemetery at midday. The will also be a parade and service on the sea front of Arromanches at 4.00pm on the 6th.