Latest News from the Association
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 1st Dec 2014 by
This Friday, 5 December, at South Wigston Working Men's Club , the annual social for ex members of the Royal Leicestershire Regiment and Royal Anglian Regiment. Starts about 7.30pm and no ticket required. Come along and meet old friends at...
Posted on 25th Nov 2014 by
Leamington Observer And on Friday (November 21) representatives from Col Barrrett's regiment, The Royal Leicestershire presented the school with a replica of his Victoria .. Read more.. Arnold Lodge receives old boy's Victoria...
Posted on 22nd Nov 2014 by
Sgt John Herbert Mason Mitchell was taken prisoner in Norway with the 1/5th Bn after volunteering to man a machine gun position as a rear guard action and incurred shrapnel wounds and was repatriated through Sweden prior to...
Posted on 14th Nov 2014 by
Percy Cox was born in Wimblington, Cambridgeshire and was a farm worker until World War One, when he enlisted in the Royal Leicestershire Regiment.. Read more.. BBC News - WWI Wimblington soldier's return from the dead
Posted on 14th Nov 2014 by
A gallery of photographs taken at the unveiling of our new memorial at the National Areboretum The Leicester Tigers Memorial Service Royal Arboretum
Posted on 13th Nov 2014 by
The relatively sombre expressions on the faces of the Tigers in this historic photograph, are perhaps explained by what was about to happen to their.. Read more.. Calling the last Tigers: after 50 years, it's time for a reunion
Posted on 10th Nov 2014 by
A remarkable family archive provides a poignant insight into a Leicestershire Regiment soldier in the 1914-18 conflict. Austin J Ruddy tells the story.. Read more.. Happy ending to Harry's war
Posted on 7th Nov 2014 by
With the imminent departure of men of the Leicestershire Regiment from Luton after their spell of training here, an unnamed member of the Leicesters wrote an article of appreciation to the town and its people that was published in The Luton...
Posted on 5th Nov 2014 by
A pre-Remembrance Day plea to a thief to return a First World War hero's stolen Military Cross has been made by his great niece. The medal, awarded to Lieutenant.. Read more.. Fresh plea for return of First World War hero's medal stolen...
Posted on 3rd Nov 2014 by
A row of 50 trees has been planted in memory of a band of young volunteers who were among the first to sign up to fight in the First World War. The rowan trees.. Read more.. Trees planted in honour of The Famous Fifty who were among the...