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Airborne Forces remember the Falkland Islands’ Conflict 40 years on

The sacrifices and successes of those who took part in Op CORPORATE, the liberation of the Falkland Islands from the Argentine military forty years ago, were both commemorated and celebrated in the ‘Home of the British Army’, Aldershot.

Published: 20 Jun 2022

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Falkland Islands soldier inspired by 1982 veterans

A soldier from the Falkland Islands has spoken of how the bravery and sacrifice of the troops who fought to liberate the islands 40 years ago motivated her to join the Army.

Published: 14 Jun 2022

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Oxfordshire’s County Regiment, The Rifles, celebrated and commemorated

The county regiment of Oxfordshire, The Rifles and its antecedent regiments, The Royal Green Jackets and The Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry were both celebrated and commemorated in the City of Oxford. The service marked the close affiliation the regiment has with Oxford dating back to 1782.

Published: 13 May 2022

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"The Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance’ team awarded a BAFTA

The British Army is celebrating today after two members of the Household Division were awarded with a BAFTA at the British Academy Film and Television Awards ceremony last night at an in-person ceremony at London’s ‘The Brewery’.

Published: 26 Apr 2022

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Harry Billinge MBE

The funeral takes place today of Harry Billinge MBE, one of the first British soldiers to reach Gold Beach during the Normandy landings in 1944.

Published: 26 Apr 2022

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Mugged 96-year-old war hero's medals replaced by serving soldier

A 96-year-old veteran whose war medals were ripped from his chest by a mugger while paying his respects at his local cenotaph has had them replaced by a serving soldier.

Published: 24 Nov 2021

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Remembrance across the British Army

Ceremonies to mark Remembrance Sunday have taken place across the UK this weekend with military personnel gathering to commemorate and remember their colleagues, friends and forbears.

Published: 15 Nov 2021

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The North West Remembers

The Army’s North West Headquarters Festival of Remembrance returned following last year’s Covid cancellation.

Published: 13 Nov 2021

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Rifleman Remembers his Rifleman Dad

Ethan Cornish was just three when his Dad, Corporal Matthew Cornish, was taken from him and his family in 2006. The 29-year-old was killed in Basra, Iraq, after being wounded in an attack on his unit’s base. From that day onwards young Ethan had just one dream and that was to emulate his Father and join the British Army.

Published: 12 Nov 2021

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Lest we forget: remembering the fallen on Armistice Day

On 11 November 1918, the Armistice was signed for the cessation of hostilities between the Allies of World War 1 and Germany at Compiegne, France to take effect “at the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day of the eleventh month”.

Published: 11 Nov 2021