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Great Pilgrimage 90 Presentation
March 4 @ 7:30 pm
Come and join us for a free evening presentation on our branch’s experience during the Great Pilgrimage 90. Bring your friends – members and non-members welcome!
In 2018, thousands of members and representatives helped The Royal British Legion recreate the 1928 Battlefields Pilgrimage to mark the centenary of the launch of the ‘Hundred Days Offensive’.
A decade after the end of WW1, the British Legion (as it was then known) organised for 11,000 veterans and war widows to visit the battlefields of the Somme and Ypres before marching to the Menin Gate in Ypres on 8 August 1928.
In 2018, exactly 90 years on, Great Pilgrimage 90 saw 1,150 branches and thousands of members and representatives from the UK and abroad help The Royal British Legion recreate their original pilgrimage.
More information on GP90 can be found here: