Our supporters and veterans do some amazing things to support our charity.



Black and white photo of rehabilitation and training workshop at St Dunstan’s Lodge in Regent's Park

A Tale of Christmas

At the age of 18, having worked as a miner in the Welsh coalfields, Christmas Johns enlisted in the Royal Welsh Fusiliers as a Private. Although not wounded in action during World War One, he developed dysentery in 1915 and was ill for eight months. …

20 December 2017 12:00
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Sports Day at our Brighton centre.  Field athletics have always been popular and here a man is shot putting.

Celebrating National Sporting Heritage Day

Right from our charity’s formation in 1915, Sir Arthur Pearson, our founder, recognised sport as a very important part of the rehabilitation process. That emphasis continues to this day. Below we highlight some of the sporting activities of our veter…

30 September 2017 07:00
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Menin Gate Unveiling copyright Commonwealth War Graves Commission

90th anniversary Unveiling of the Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing

Today (July 24) ceremonies are being held to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the opening of the Menin Gate Memorial to the missing in Ypres. Ypres occupied a strategic position throughout the First World War. Major battles occurred here including…

24 July 2017 08:00
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