Welcome to the Upminster and Cranham Branch of The Royal British Legion
A selection of photos from events held by Upminster and Cranham Branch are available below.
Standard Bearer Mr G Ward
A surprise gathering of family, friends, serving and ex service colleagues from all around country, marked Jims 90th birthday on 23rd November 2014. With military vechicle and Para personnel displaying present battle equipment of today were in attendance.
Jim joined the Army in 1941 aged 16 after persuading the sergeant at Romford Army recruitment office that he was 18. In August 1942 he volunteered for the Paras and joined 4th Parachute batlalion part of 2nd Parachute Brigade.
BLOOD SWEPT LANDS AND SEAS OF RED - Images from Tower of London 2014
An Installation by ceramic artist Paul Cummins - Setting by stage designer Tom Piper -5th August - 11th November 2014.
UPMINSTER WAR MEMORIAL - Lights Out 4th August 2014
One Million Candles to Remember
Oglethorpe School Collage 2014
Remembrance Day Parade 10 November 2013
Also see video at bottom of page
Oglethorpe School Collage 2013 War Memorial November 2013
Veterans of War Poppy Appeal cheque presentation 2013
Branch Standard Bearer with the 2 Royal Gurkha Rifles at Armed Forces Fun Day at the Plough, Cranham on 28th June 2014.