Army Cadet Force Raise £1,200 for Poppy Appeal on Armed Forces Day

Thanks to the generosity of Henley-on-Thames, Henley Army Cadet Force continued with their tradition of honouring Armed forces day by collecting £1,206.17 for the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal.

John Green, Chairman for The Henley Branch Royal British Legion congratulated all the Army Cadets who participated on the collection, noting that their collection makes a huge difference.

Pictured above Henley Detachment with Henley Branch RBL Chairman John Green, outside of Henley Army Cadet Force’s Headquarters on Friday Street.


Whilst the Army Cadet Force work hard for their community, the cadets are also challenged in other activities they would not normally do. Henley Army Cadets recently undertook outdoor Marksmanship Training at Abingdon.

The Army Cadet Force is a national youth organisation sponsored and supported by the Ministry of Defence for 12 to 18 year olds, Army Cadets provides a challenging and varied syllabus based on military themes. Henley Army Cadet Force parade every Wednesday from 1900 to 2130 at The Drill Hall on Friday Street and are currently looking for new Cadets and Adult Volunteers, feel free to come along and experience something new. Please contact Detachment Commander Lt Thomas Fearn on

We’ve also added a quick and easy form to express an interest: