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




Our WWI prisoners of war veterans

David Ironside was born in Glasgow in March 1880. He worked as an engineer before joining the Argyle and Sutherland Highlanders in early 1907, serving as a Corporal. David is on the far left of the photograph above, taken at our then headquarters in…

13 July 2017 10:00
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Roy Sinton & Patricia Hodge

Liverpool blind veteran to have fuchsias featured in Hampton Court show garden

Roy Sinton, 92 and from Formby, will be supplying the fuchsias to the garden through Sintons’ Nurseries, the company he founded. He’ll also be making a miniature gardens for the garden as part of a special week of gardening activities for blind veter…

29 June 2017 16:00
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Alfred Barlow sat down wearing his remaining military medals

Blind WWII veteran appeals for return of medals

Alfred Barlow, 95 and from Stockport, is hoping that by releasing images of the lost medals, someone who had potentially found them would be able to return them to him. Alfred took part in a 6 June pilgrimage to Normandy with the Stockport Normandy …

22 June 2017 12:00
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