The Royal British Legion – Batcombe and District Branch ANNUAL LECTURE

Screen Shot 2015-09-08 at 13.50.20We are extremely fortunate this year to have Lt. Gen. Sir Robert Fry KCB, CBE as our speaker; he will be giving an illustrated talk in Batcombe Village Hall on Friday 9th October at 6pm. General Rob had a glittering career becoming Commandant General of The Royal Marines and finally being appointed Deputy Commander Coalition Forces in Iraq. He also served in N. Ireland, Gulf, Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan. Full story: Read more


Screen Shot 2015-04-01 at 11.32.00The Legion calls on VE Day veterans to play part in national commemorations. The Royal British Legion will join the nation in marking the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day (VE Day) over the weekend of 8-10 May. A series of national commemorative events will take place in London, and community events and celebrations are being organised across the country. Full story: Read more