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<br /> AUGUST 2014<br /> NATIONAL MEMORIAL ARBORETUM<br /> Take a<br /> walk to<br /> remember<br /> Make the last days of summer<br /> memorable with a visit to<br /> the UK’s beautiful living<br /> Centre of Remembrance<br /> <br /> Contents<br /> August 2014 24<br /> CANNON<br /> JOHN WELLINGS,RICHARD<br /> 57<br /> STANSFIELD.<br /> MATTHEW<br /> COVER:<br /> YOUR<br /> STORIES<br /> 58 Holland, Sept 1944<br /> Despatch rider Andrew Bramley<br /> recalls being blown off his bike<br /> 61 North Korea, Aug 1950<br /> John Banister relives the<br /> bombing of HMS Comus<br /> 46<br /> 2064 Italy, Sept 1943<br /> Private Arthur Winter on being<br /> taken prisoner of war twice<br /> FEATURES<br /> 20 WW1 remembered<br /> Find out how Ross-on-Wye<br /> Branch was granted funding<br /> to host a series of events to<br /> commemorate the Centenary<br /> 24 Justice for widows<br /> Service widow Joyce<br /> Somerville tells her moving<b<a title="Aug_Legion_2014 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1d8d5eb?page=1"> AUGUST 2014 </a> <a title="Aug_Legion_2014 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1d8d5eb?page=2"> </a> <a title="Aug_Legion_2014 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1d8d5eb?page=3"> Contents August 2014 24 CANNON JOH</a> <a title="Aug_Legion_2014 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1d8d5eb?page=4"> Legion Members save an extra £15 per person Thi</a> <a title="Aug_Legion_2014 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1d8d5eb?page=5"> OUR WONDERFUL VOLUNTEERS “We need to develop the</a> <a title="Aug_Legion_2014 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1d8d5eb?page=6"> </a> <a title="Aug_Legion_2014 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1d8d5eb?page=7"> Letters Every Man Remembered strikes a chord, Gre</a> <a title="Aug_Legion_2014 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1d8d5eb?page=8"> LETTERS TRACING THE PAST With the June issue of</a> <a title="Aug_Legion_2014 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1d8d5eb?page=9"> Updated for 2014 Collect all 98 UK Circul</a> <a title="Aug_Legion_2014 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1d8d5eb?page=10"> 10</a> <a title="Aug_Legion_2014 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1d8d5eb?page=11"> D-DAY COMMEMORATIONS: THE NATION GIVES THANKS </a> <a title="Aug_Legion_2014 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1d8d5eb?page=12"> Pre-paid Funeral Plans Because being prepared tod</a> <a title="Aug_Legion_2014 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1d8d5eb?page=13"> News A round-up of the latest Legion stories maki</a> <a title="Aug_Legion_2014 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1d8d5eb?page=14"> Commemorating the historic 1st Bi</a> <a title="Aug_Legion_2014 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1d8d5eb?page=15"> Branch stories Your achievements A round-up of</a> <a title="Aug_Legion_2014 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1d8d5eb?page=16"> £1,000,000 must be spent before 30th October </a> <a title="Aug_Legion_2014 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1d8d5eb?page=17"> Need to know Important Dates • The membership fee</a> <a title="Aug_Legion_2014 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1d8d5eb?page=18"> Breakthrough in portable mobility The self-loadin</a> <a title="Aug_Legion_2014 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1d8d5eb?page=19"> A 9.5ft, 1.2 tonne corten steel sta</a> <a title="Aug_Legion_2014 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1d8d5eb?page=20"> ROSS REMEMBERS With the help of lottery and to</a> <a title="Aug_Legion_2014 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1d8d5eb?page=21"> I n June, the Ross- on-Wye Branch of The Royal Br</a> <a title="Aug_Legion_2014 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1d8d5eb?page=22"> “We have to remember them because they’re part of</a> <a title="Aug_Legion_2014 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1d8d5eb?page=23"> Top and middle: The weekend continued with the Ch</a> <a title="Aug_Legion_2014 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1d8d5eb?page=24"> PENSIONS FOR LIFE JUSTICE for widows T</a> <a title="Aug_Legion_2014 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1d8d5eb?page=25"> Joyce, 67, was married to her first husband </a> <a title="Aug_Legion_2014 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1d8d5eb?page=26"> PENSIONS FOR LIFE Joyce with her second hus</a> <a title="Aug_Legion_2014 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1d8d5eb?page=27"> Do YOU need a stairlift?  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