Royal British Legion

The St. Osyth Branch of the Royal British Legion has both a men and women’s section. The 40 male members in the village hold their meetings in the Village Hall and meetings are called as and when required, usually to inform members of new proceedings from the Headquarters Staff.
The Women’s Section, which has an excellent group of 48 members, holds regular monthly meetings in the hall, these are social occasions but mainly aimed at raising funds for the benefit of the Legion.

The main income to the Legion is the Nationwide Poppy Appeal when, in the later weeks of October leading up to November 11th, our Branch members are licensed by the Tendring District Council to sell Poppies in the streets of St. Osyth.
The Branch parades on Armistice Sunday, along with other village organisations, where after the special Church service, it takes part in a wreath laying ceremony at the Village War Memorial in Cowley Park.

The Branch caters for, and can help, all ex-service personnel, their families and close relatives and any of these people that require assistance in any way are asked to make contact with either of the members named below.

Men’s Section: Mr. P.J. Austin, 75, St. Clairs Road, St Osyth, CO16 8QJ. (01255 821267).
Women’s Section: Mrs. M. I. Austin, 75, St. Clairs Road, St. Osyth, CO16 8QJ. (01255 821267).

Don’t Forget. All ex-service men and women are most welcome!


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