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VE Day Ely Cathedral 

VE Day celebrations will take place on the 19th Jul 2020 in Ely Cathedral. Contact Ramsey Legion and book your place early

VE Day Over Cambridgeshire

VE Celebrations in Over Cambridgeshire - Poster

VJ 75 at The National Memorial Arboretum 

he UK’s VJ Day national event will take place at the National Memorial Arboretum on Saturday 15 August 2020. The event will form part of a three-day public programme of events from 14 - 16 August 2020, which will include a national service of Remembrance. For more information and how to apply, See.......

Online Membership Renewals.

Please see the link here for the new online renewals and joining process.  Please note that youth membership is NOT available online as a parent/guardian is required to sign the form. Membership applications can also be processed by phoning 0800 802 8080


On 16 December 2015 the MOD changed the rules to allow veterans diagnosed with mesothelioma on or after that date the choice between receiving a one-off, tax-free lump sum payment or a traditional War Disablement Pension, which is paid in regular installments. This change is set to benefit thousands of veterans, particularly ex-naval personnel, for decades to come.

The Legion had originally asked the MOD to consider offering lump sums compensation to veterans diagnosed with the asbestos-related cancer to correct the financial disadvantage faced by some veterans when compared to their civilian counterparts.

Anyone looking to find out more about the new compensation award should contact Veterans UK.


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