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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 3rd Oct 2012 by Royal Leicestershire Regiment
Have you heard of the Burma Bell and its connection to Leicestershire? I'm grateful to John Sheppard, of Rothley, who explains its history. Read more.. A-peeling story of the Burma Bell
Posted on 22nd Aug 2012 by Royal Leicestershire Regiment
Just 100 years ago in 1912, my Grandfather was one year away from the end of 12 years with the Colours and his discharge from 1 st Leicestershire Regiment, The Tigers. Read more ....... Leicestershire Regiment «...
Posted on 24th Jul 2012 by Royal Leicestershire Regiment
Soldiers and their families have swapped sunny Cyprus for a new home at a former RAF base…Read more.. Warm welcome for soldiers
Posted on 24th Jun 2012 by Royal Leicestershire Regiment
Gallery created by the Leicester Mercury Gallery: Armed Forces Day march in Leicester Read more.. Crowds line streets in Leicester to honour troops as part of...
Posted on 19th Jun 2012 by Royal Leicestershire Regiment
A march through the city by serving personnel, veterans and cadets and a service at Leicester Cathedral will celebrate the work of...Read more… 'Support our armed forces'
Posted on 23rd May 2012 by Royal Leicestershire Regiment
Medal collector Wayne Taylor wants to trace any living descendants of Private Edward Green, who served with the Leicestershire Regiment during the Great War ...Read more…. Collector seeking to reunite war medals
Posted on 18th May 2012 by Royal Leicestershire Regiment
More than £1,000 has been raised for a hospice in memory of a former mayor who died after a long battle with cancer. Roy Brown, from Sileby, died last month aged 65. Read more….. Money raised for hospice in tribute to former...
Posted on 27th Apr 2012 by Royal Leicestershire Regiment
The exploits of a First World War soldier are proving to be a Twitter hit. Diary entries from Loughborough teacher William Grudgings are being posted on the site to give users a taste of his time serving with the Leicestershire Regiment, from...
Posted on 25th Apr 2012 by Royal Leicestershire Regiment
A 94-year-old World War II veteran who has been fighting for compensation over a pension error has said his case is to be reviewed. Read more… Richard Perkins' army pension case 'to be reviewed'
Posted on 22nd Apr 2012 by Royal Leicestershire Regiment
The Army barracks which will replace RAF Cottesmore has been named. Kendrew Barracks at the former RAF base will be named after the late Read more… Cottesmore Army base named as Kendrew Barracks - Local ...