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The Legion was formed as a voice for the Armed Forces community.

360,000 members help us ensure that this voice does not go unheard.

We welcome all supporters of the Service community, you don't have to have an Armed Forces background to join.

  • Join a network of people who care about Armed Forces personnel, ex-Servicemen and women and their families
  • Show your support for our campaigning work for the Armed Forces community
  • Access unique discounts through the MOD Defence Discount Scheme and Rewards for Forces discounts
  • Vote on the issues we champion and shape the way the Legion evolves
  • Enjoy social and sports events and get involved in one of our 50 bands
  • Receive free copies of our bi-monthly Legion Magazine which keeps you up to date with news about the Legion's work around the UK and abroad
  • Join one of 2500 branches nationwide or overseas
  • Receive concessions on affiliated Legion products including Poppy Travel
  • Take part in ceremonial events, indirectly through eligibility to tickets for the Festival of Remembrance, or directly by becoming a Standard Bearer
  • Youth members can take part in parades as youth standard bearers; learn to play a musical instrument; become a majorette and possibly take part in the annual Festival of Remembrance.
  • Click on the link on ou home page to fill in out a membership form
  • Membership costs £16 a year. Individual branches may also charge an administration fee
  • Join either your local branch, a national branch or one of our an overseas branches. National branches have no geographical borders. They include:
  • Youth membership is available for people aged 12 to 16 years

Your support really matters

Membership is open to everyone.

If you have an interest in the objectives of the Legion and want to help and support those who have served and their families, come and join us. We welcome men and women of all ages, whether they have served in the Armed Forces or not.

Legion membership ensures that 

  • Remembrance is kept alive and that the sacrifices our brave servicemen and women have made are never forgotten.
  • The ex-service community have a voice and that their concerns are brought to the public eye.

Becoming a member also provides the opportunity to get involved in a wide range of activities and events held locally, regionally and nationally throughout the year.

Use the link below to join online now.

Join now

If you have any problems with our online joining, please phone 0808 802 8080 and one of our staff will be happy to process your membership application over the phone.