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<br /> winter 2014<br /> legion<br /> the ROYAL BRItISh<br /> shoulder to shoulder with all who serve<br /> world<br /> war one<br /> centenary<br /> Could your branch<br /> get a grant from<br /> the Heritage<br /> Lottery Fund?<br /> p16<br /> learninG<br /> aBoUt tHe<br /> leGion<br /> The branch that<br /> affiliated with<br /> its local school<br /> p27<br /> poppy day special<br /> “THERE’S A LOT<br /> OF RESPECT FOR<br /> THE LEGION”<br /> f r e e t o m e m b e r s<br /> ‘At the Royal<br /> Hospital Chelsea,<br /> loneliness isn’t<br /> an option’<br /> Alan Lee, ex-Parachute Regiment<br /> After Letty died, I felt that<br /> everything was getting on<br /> top of me. 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