What we Remember

The Legion advocates a specific type of Remembrance connected to the British Armed Forces, those who were killed, those who fought with them and alongside them.

Recent Conflicts

Since the Second World War, the United Kingdom’s Armed Forces have fought in numerous conflicts around the world, from colonial unrest to the fight against terrorism.

Recent conflicts

Second World War

In September 1939, just 21 years after the end of the First World War, a second global war began when Nazi Germany invaded Poland.

Second World War

First World War

The Royal British Legion remembers the First World War (1914–18) as one of the most significant conflicts of the 20th century, with its impact still being felt today.

First World War


The First World War was the conflict that brought the Legion into existence, when veterans joined together to provide support to each other. From 2014-2018 we join the nation in commemorating the centenary of the war to end all wars and remember all who fought and died in it. 

WW1 centenary

Great Pilgrimage 90

In the biggest membership event in its history, The Royal British Legion is recreating its 1928 pilgrimage to World War One battlefields.