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Welcome to the Orihuela Costa and District Branch of The Royal British Legion

In this section I am hoping to build up an archive of memories, provided by branch members, of one or more aspects of their military service, their service with the Royal British Legion, or the military service of a family member.

If you have anything that you would wish to contribute to these pages please email the secretary

Geoffery Matthews Crew Ringed (1)
The first of our 'recollections' is a story provided by Geoff Matthews, circled above, who was Petty Officer on HMS Pearl when it rescued over 50 members of the crew of the British merchant Dumfries, while on convoy duty in 1942.
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