Welcome to The Royal British Legion Holland Branch
We are ANBI authorised, please find the details at the bottom of this page.
Donate directly to our branch:
General Account at ABN AMRO Bank
With this donation we will be able to do more for our members in The Netherlands, and with your support you enable us to support various Remembrances all over the Netherlands.
Donate directly to the Poppy Appeal:
Poppy Appeal Account at ABN AMRO Bank
Donations to this account will be sent to the main annual Poppy Appeal in the United Kingdom.
Donate (or pay membership) to our Branch through paypal:
(If donating by this method please ensure that you give at least 4 Euro to cover the charges that are made against us by PayPal.)
We are pleased to confirm that the branch has been granted ANBI status. It is now possible to deduct donations to the branch from your income taxes.
Shown below is the published data that we are required, by the belastingdient (tax office), to show on our website;
Name of the institution: The Royal British Legion Holland Branch
RSINumber: 8503 53 300
Postal Adress: Dirk Vreekenstraat 157, 1019 DP, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Mission Statement: Our mission is to provide welfare, comradeship, representation and Remembrance for the Armed Forces Community.
To ensure that Remembrance is kept alive and sacrifices of servicemen and women are never forgotten.
To ensure that the ex-service community has a voice and their concerns are brought to the public eye.
To provide financial, social and emotional care and support to all members of the British Armed Forces, past and present, and their families.
To be the National Custodian of Remembrance.
To safeguard the military covenant between the nation and its armed forces.
Branch Officials can be found here.
Remuneration Policy: All elected officials serve on the commitee as volunteers in an unpaid capacity. Expenses may only be claimed on production of valid invoices covering necessary expenditure on behalf of the Branch.
Past Activities: The Branch continues to uphold the policy of The Royal British Legion by attendance at many Memorial and Remembrance services throughout the year. In addition we hold our own National Service of Remembrance on the second Sunday in the month of November.
We have a small number of British veterans residing in The Netherlands and we retain a reasonably close contact with them to ensure their well-being.
We are involved in facilitating the hosting of British veterans during their commemerative visits to our area.
Our Branch Officials meet every three months to discuss matters arising and a newsletter is sent to all members on a regular basis.
Financial Statements can be found here.