Wrington Branch Royal British Legion             Friday, Saturday 15th May, 2021
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Royal British Legion The Wrington Branch Committee of the Royal British Legion laid a wreath on the War Memorial in All Saints' Churchyard to commemorate the formation of Legion on 15th May 1921. This was formed by Earl Haig and Fred Lister when they brought together several charity organisations which had been supporting ex-service families following WW1 under one umbrella which as initially called The British Legion. Many branches were formed in 1921 including in Somerset alone. Our branch was formed in February 1921 & 20. The photograph shows the Committee:- Brian Marshall, Jim Swords (Chairman), Judith Gallop (Treasurer & Poppy Appeal Organiser), John Gallop (Secretary & Standard Bearer), Albert Owers (President) and Chris Clark. As you can see from the final photograph we celebrated after the event. John Gallop