British Legion

VJ Day 75th Anniversary Marked With Town Ceremony

Residents gathered in Market Place on Saturday morning to mark the 75th anniversary VJ Day (the day WW2 ended with Japan’s surrender) with a short ceremony organised by the Henley […]

Cadet Raises £1100 for British Legion

Cadet Serjeant Tom Fielder, 16 from Henley Detachment, Oxfordshire Army Cadet Force (ACF) has raised over £1100 for the Royal British Legion (RBL) by walking a marathon to local war […]

Remembrance Ceremony to Mark 75th Anniversary of the End of the WW2

Saturday 15 August
Market Place
10.45am

Henley Cadet Walks 26 miles for Local Royal British Legion

Cadet Serjeant Tom Fielder, 16 from Henley Detachment, Oxfordshire Army Cadet Force (ACF) has set himself the task to raise £500 for the Royal British Legion (RBL). Tom plans to […]

British Legion Branch Continuing to Thrive

The Henley & Peppard Branch of the Royal British Legion would like let you know that they are very much still operating and it is only the Harpsden branch which […]

Henley Detachment, Army Cadets – Armed Forces’ Day

This Saturday, 27 June, Henley Detachment will be celebrating Armed Forces’ Day from the safety of their homes compared to the usual Royal British Legion collection that takes place each […]

Henley Army Cadets Researches the Battle of Cassel

Cadet Serjeant Jamie Forehand of Henley Detachment – Oxfordshire Army Cadet Force spent his COVID-19 lockdown researching the Battle of Cassel, marking 80 years on. Henley locals formed ‘A’ Company […]

Obituary – Brian Hughes, Legendary British Legion Fundraiser and Standard Bearer

Henley’s well-known and well-loved Royal British Legion (RBL) fundraiser and standard bearer, Brian Hughes has sadly passed away, aged 87. Brian was renowned throughout Henley for his stalwart fundraising efforts […]

VE Day Messages from Henley Army Cadets

Henley Detachment, Oxfordshire Army Cadet Force was due to join the veteran members of the Royal British Legion, Henley-on-Thames & Peppard Branch, to march through Henley to a special service […]

Turn Your Window Red, White & Blue for VE Day 75th Anniversary

Local residents are being urged by the Henley-on-Thames and Peppard Branch of the Royal British Legion to join them in celebrating the 75th anniversary of VE Day on 8 May […]