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Volunteer Museum Guides Wanted
Posted on 30th May 2015
The Museum of the Royal Leicestershire Regiment located in Newarke Houses in Leicester are looking for volunteer Museum Guides. Have you got a couple of hours a week to spare and an interest in military history? This could be for you. Interested? Contact the museum. Full training will be given.
Posted on 7th Nov 2012 by Royal Leicestershire Regiment
From the primitive mud and blood of the First World War, to 90 years on and the internet age, I'm pleased to hear of a heart-warming reunion...Read more… Medal is returned after 90 years
Posted on 5th Nov 2012 by Royal Leicestershire Regiment
The death of her mother led to a surprising discovery – that her father had fought in the Leicestershire Tigers Regiment during the Second World War…Read more… I'm overjoyed to learn Dad's 'military secret'
Posted on 1st Nov 2012 by Royal Leicestershire Regiment
featuring a draft of Leicestershire Regiment troops bound for the Western Front, marching up a foggy, cobbled Newarke Street to the London Road railway station, in late 1914…Read more… County record office launches push for Great...
Posted on 31st Oct 2012 by Royal Leicestershire Regiment
Meet ‘Tiger Jack’ a WW1 soldier with the 6 th Bn Leicestershire Regiment, listen to his tales..Read more… BBC - Things To Do: Tiger Jack Remembers
Posted on 24th Oct 2012 by Royal Leicestershire Regiment
When historian Catherine Bailey was invited to chronicle the history of the Duke of Rutland’s family during the First World War, she uncovered a secret…Read more… Ancestral hero who lived a lie
Posted on 21st Oct 2012 by Royal Leicestershire Regiment
Horace, from Ibstock, was a private with the 2nd/5th Leicestershire Regiment when he was captured on May 25, 1940, during the British retreat to Dunkirk…Read More… Leicestershire PoW's astonishing story being made into a
Posted on 17th Oct 2012 by Royal Leicestershire Regiment
A member of the Royal Family has officially renamed RAF Cottesmore after a Second World War hero…Read more…. RAF Cottesmore is renamed after county war hero
Posted on 14th Oct 2012 by Royal Leicestershire Regiment
The photo was sent to us by Graham Parker and shows the 5th Battalion Royal Leicestershire Regiment from 1969 just after winning the Battalion Octathlon Cup ...Read more… Action Replay - Proud 5ths win battalion cup
Posted on 10th Oct 2012 by Royal Leicestershire Regiment
An Army barracks was officially opened today by the Duke of Gloucester during a ceremony which commemorated a Second World War officer. Read more… Duke officially opens Kendrew Barracks
Posted on 4th Oct 2012 by Royal Leicestershire Regiment
Stories of the Leicestershire Regiment's experiences during the First World War have entertained visitors to the city's Newarke Houses... Read more… John's fascinating tales from the trenches