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Remembrance 2019 parade and service timings

Thu 7 Nov '19, 15:34
By Steve Lee
Remembrance 2019 parade and service timings

Here are the timings for Wincanton's Remembrance Sunday 2019 parade and church service. From last year, for the 100th anniversary of the Armistice ending WWI, we reverted to the traditional time; in the morning.

Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for October & November 2019

Mon 21 Oct '19, 16:41
By Steve Lee
Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for October & November 2019

Wincanton Poppy Appeal 2019 launch, the plans for the Remembrance 2019 parade and service, a pre-Christmas branch function, and Tony Goddard recalls the last 15 years with the Branch.

Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for August & September 2019

Mon 9 Sep '19, 17:09
By Steve Lee
Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for August & September 2019

Can you spare an hour or two to help the local Poppy Appeal? Read about the Armed Forces & Veterans Breakfast Club, the Old Faithful 75th anniversary remembrance service and the recent 2019 branch AGM.

Wincanton marks the 75th anniversary of the crash of Old Faithful

Thu 27 Jun '19, 15:03
By Tony Goddard
Wincanton marks the 75th anniversary of the crash of Old Faithful

A large number of townspeople turned out in Wincanton on 23rd June to mark the 75th anniversary of the crash of the American Flying Fortress bomber, Old Faithful, nearby. The sacrifices made that day have been remembered every year since a memorial was erected in 1954.

Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for June 2019

Mon 24 Jun '19, 12:29
By Steve Lee
Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for June 2019

Further details of the Old Faithful 75th anniversary ceremony, Legion Magazine competition winners, D-Day Commemorated, a hero is remembered, and an account of the Branch's attendance of the Families Day at RNAS Yeovilton at the end of May.

Old Faithful 75th anniversary service of commemoration

Fri 7 Jun '19, 16:21
By Tony Goddard
Old Faithful 75<sup>th</sup> anniversary service of commemoration

Wincanton Royal British Legion will be honouring the sacrifice made by the crew of “Old Faithful” with a Service of Commemoration on Sunday 23rd June at 3pm (assembly 2:45pm) at the War Memorial in the grounds of the Memorial Hall.

Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for April & May 2019

Mon 6 May '19, 18:32
By Steve Lee
Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for April & May 2019

An update on the planning of the Old Faithful 75th anniversary ceremony, details of 2019's AGM, Armed Forces Day 2019, D-Day Commemorations 2019, monthly coach trips and the branch donation to Dunkirk Memorial House.

Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for September & October 2018

Mon 24 Sep '18, 15:19
By Steve Lee
Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for September & October 2018

Plans to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the 'Old Faithful' crash, an update to this year's Remembrance Sunday service, Wincanton boy sailor of the Royal Navy, Pedal to Paris 2018 and the Poppy of Honour launch.

Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for June & July 2018

Mon 11 Jun '18, 15:29
By Steve Lee
Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for June & July 2018

This issue includes a tribute to Dora Hibberd, details of the Festival of Remembrance 2018, this year's Old Faithful memorial and Armed Forces Day 2018, and some local military connections.

Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for April & May 2018

Tue 29 May '18, 15:51
By Steve Lee
Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for April & May 2018

The Royal British Legion Wincanton Branch monthly magazine. This issue includes The Great Pilgrimage, Passchenaele Tree, coffee morning dates and Reg Kiddle RM remembered.

Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for March & April 2018

Fri 9 Mar '18, 16:40
By Steve Lee
Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for March & April 2018

The Royal British Legion Wincanton Branch monthly magazine. This issue includes “Every One Remembered”, promised information about roads names in Wincanton, The Great Pilgrimage 90 and Remembrance 2018.

Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for January & February 2018

Tue 13 Feb '18, 17:33
By Steve Lee
Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for January & February 2018

The Wincanton Branch’s monthly magazine for the Royal British Legion. This issue includes Wincanton's Remembrance 2017 parade, more about roads named after war heroes of Wincanton and a new permanent memorial in Wincanton.

Wincanton's plans for Remembrance Day 2017

Sat 11 Nov '17, 14:26
By Tony Goddard
Wincanton's plans for Remembrance Day 2017

There will be two ceremonies taking place during Remembrance Sunday in Wincanton this year. The Regimental Remembrance Service for 1 Regiment Army Air Corp, and the traditional Royal British Legion Remembrance Parade.

Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for October & November 2017

Sun 15 Oct '17, 18:46
By Steve Lee
Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for October & November 2017

The Wincanton Branch’s monthly magazine for the Royal British Legion. This issue includes Remembrance 2017, 63rd (RN) Division, Wincanton road names and Poppy Appeal 2017.

Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for August & September 2017

Mon 4 Sep '17, 18:32
By Steve Lee
Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for August & September 2017

The August and September 2017 edition of Sandbag, Wincanton Branch’s monthly magazine for the Royal British Legion. This issue includes the Passchendaele remembrance service in Wincanton, and artwork from a local student.

Wincanton remembers the Battle of Passchendaele VIDEO

Mon 7 Aug '17, 14:39
By Tony Goddard
Wincanton remembers the Battle of Passchendaele <small style='color: blue;'>VIDEO</small>

On Sunday 30th July 2017 Wincanton Royal British Legion commemorated the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele with a service of remembrance around the War Memorial in the Memorial Hall grounds. If you missed it, watch a video of the entire service right here.

Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for July & August 2017

Mon 17 Jul '17, 21:04
By Steve Lee
Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for July & August 2017

The July and August 2017 edition of Sandbag, Wincanton Branch’s monthly magazine for the Royal British Legion. This issue includes Armed Forced Day 2017, 'Old Faithful' Day 2017, and Passchendaele Day 2017.

Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for May & June 2017

Tue 30 May '17, 22:58
By Steve Lee
Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for May & June 2017

The May and June 2017 edition of Sandbag, Wincanton Branch’s monthly magazine for the Royal British Legion. This issue includes the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendale, Armed Forces Day 2017 and an upcoming quiz and fun night.

Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for March & April 2017

Tue 21 Mar '17, 00:01
By Steve Lee
Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for March & April 2017

The March and April 2017 edition of Sandbag, Wincanton Branch’s monthly magazine for the Royal British Legion. This issue includes information about the launch of the RBL's new outreach service at the Balsam Centre, along with the usual information about forthcoming trips and anniversaries.

Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for January & February 2017

Mon 30 Jan '17, 15:01
By Steve Lee
Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for January & February 2017

The January and February 2017 edition of Sandbag, Wincanton Branch’s monthly magazine for the Royal British Legion. This issue includes a Poppy Appeal update and coverage of the 10th anniversary of Wincanton's War Memorial.

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