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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 19th Feb 2015 by Royal Leicestershire Regiment
The current cinema adaptation of Vera Brittain's moving 1933 memoir, Testament of Youth, is a powerful story of love and war. However, I understand several.. Read more.. Does battle badge mean movie mistake?
Posted on 17th Feb 2015 by Royal Leicestershire Regiment
A framed picture of a Leicestershire soldier killed in the First World War has been saved from a skip. It was found just over a week ago following a house.. Read more.. Photo of First World War soldier found in skip: Search is on for his family
Posted on 28th Jan 2015 by Royal Leicestershire Regiment
The advance party of the Tigers – the 4th (Leicestershire) Battalion, the Royal Anglian Regiment – left Gatwick for Aden five hours late last.. Read more.. On This Day: 50 Years Ago
Posted on 26th Jan 2015 by Royal Leicestershire Regiment
Territorials of "A" Company, of the 4/5th Battalion, Royal Leicestershire Regiment, went on an initiative test last weekend which resulted in some.. Read more.. On This Day: 50 Years Ago
Posted on 17th Jan 2015 by Royal Leicestershire Regiment
A short piece from Pathe News of the presentation of New Colours to the battalion in Iserlohn, Germany Colours For Leicester Regiment (1950-1959) sadly there is no sound.
Posted on 5th Jan 2015 by Royal Leicestershire Regiment
You've seen the Sainsbury's advert, where British and German soldiers climb from the Great War trenches in the spirit of Yuletide bonhomie to play football and.. Read more.. Christmas truce: All together now in No Man's Land
Posted on 27th Dec 2014 by Royal Leicestershire Regiment
Leicester at War: Talk -The 34th Royal Sikh Pioneers on the Western Front 1914-15 2.00 p.m. Sunday March 8 th 2015 New Walk Museum & Art Gallery An outline history of the Indian Army Corps...
Posted on 24th Dec 2014 by Royal Leicestershire Regiment
The website www.christmastruce.co.uk gives a list of 41 British soldiers known to have taken part in the famous Christmas 1914 meeting, including two from the... Read more.. Another Leicestershire participant of the 1914 Christmas truce...
Posted on 23rd Dec 2014 by Royal Leicestershire Regiment
Back in 1980, pop singer Jona Lewie sang "Wish I was at home for Christmas", and it's a refrain that has been echoed down throughout the centuries.. Read more.. Tigers celebrated Christmases a long way from Leicestershire