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Chapeltown Royal British Legion

 

The British Legion was founded in 1921 as a voice for the ex-service community as a merger of four organisations: the Comrades of the Great War, the National Association of Discharged Sailors and Soldiers, the National Federation of Discharged and Demobilized Sailors and Soldiers and the Officers’ Association. It was granted a Royal Charteron 29 May 1971 to mark its fiftieth anniversary which gives the Legion the privilege of the prefix ‘Royal.

 

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