Royal British Legion

Great Yarmouth

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This year's running total for our 2016-17 Poppy Appeal stands at £35,932.62

The Great Yarmouth branch was formed in 1935, the year of King George V's Silver Jubilee.

Bravo 22 Company is The Royal British Legion's Recovery through Theatre Programme

RBL-Great Yarmouth Past Events

This page shows some of the events we have been involved in down the years. Many of our events have been aimed at fundraising but by no means all. Should you like to join us and participate in a worthwhile cause our meetings are open to all.

Air Sea Rescue Memorial Service - Sun 1st May 2016
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A Service of Remembrance was held on this day at the Memorial to No. 24 ASR Unit RAF Gorleston which is located at Brush Quay, Gorleston. The Service commemorated those who gave their lives to rescue over 700 downed aircrew, mostly in the Second World War.

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Great Yarmouth Mayor Councillor Shirley Weymouth was in attendance and laid a wreath at the Memorial as did Paul Williams on behalf of the Great Yarmouth Branch of the Royal British Legion.

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After the Service the parade made it's way to the Boating Pool where there was a display of replica MTB's.

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After the Service there were refreshments provided by the Pier Hotel.

We thank Sidney Hart for the above Picture

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