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Somerset County Office

The County Chairman and County Secretary are located at Dunkirk Memorial House in Bishops Lydeard, near Taunton.

All Membership, Remembrance, Ceremonial, Legion in the Community, event planning queries and equipment loans should be directed to the address, email or phone numbers listed below.

Articles intended for publication in the County Newsletter, or content for inclusion on this web site, should be sent to the County Secretary at the email address given below.

All Welfare enquiries should be directed to LEGIONLINE on 0808 802 8080

All Press enquiries must be directed to the RBL Press Office - see contact details below.

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Membership of the the Royal British Legion

Membership of the Legion is available to all adults, not just members or ex-members of the Armed Forces, and we always welcome new members. You can join the Legion on-line or by phone at 0808 802 8080 or by contacting your nearest Branch.

The County Office postal address and contacts are below:-

County Chairman
Robert McDonald
Dunkirk Memorial House
Bishops Lydeard

County Secretary & MSO
Kate Hurley
Dunkirk Memorial House
Bishops Lydeard
Mobile: 07733 780 406
Mobile: 07789 875 030
Fax: 0203 207 2282


All enquiries from the media must go directly to the RBL Press Office at

Please do not contact Kate Hurley or Robert McDonald directly.



County Officers and Staff
County President
Cdre Robert Mansergh OBE MA
County Chairman
Robert McDonald
Deputy Vice-Chairman
Pat Dun
Honorary Treasurer

Membership Support Officer, Somerset
Kate Hurley
Area Administrator, Somerset & Wiltshire
Rob Smith
CCSC Chairman
Dennis Cruze
County Poppy Appeal Coordinator
Adam Brown
County Youth & Affliliation Officer
John Headford
County Recruiting Officer
Martin Heale
Community Fundraiser
Adam Brown

County Standard Bearer, Training & Liaison Officer
John Gallop 
Riders' Branch
Steve Latchford



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