The Royal British Legion was formed to help the widows and
dependents of the injured from
the First World War. However, not only does the Legion
continue to provide support to
dependents and relatives of our service men and women, it now
provides care in the
community for those in need.
Royal British Legion was formed in March 1924.
are currently nearly 50 men and women, both ex-service and
civilian, who make up the
membership of the organisation.
The group meets on the first Sunday of each month at
11am in the Royal Stag public house on
the village green
service on the Village Green
Each year the Datchet British Legion organises the annual Remembrance Day
Service at the
War Memorial on Datchet Village Green.
They also co-ordinate the annual Poppy
Day Appeal. In 2011 the branch collected £9,669
through various events including the Windsor Tattoo during
May where they raised over
A modern day
Remembrance service on the Village Green
The Legion recognises
Armed Forces' Day in June each year with a church
2011 £140 was raised for the Poppy Appeal, the branch also
participates in the Datchet
Village Fête each summer and with the help of the
village football team raised £160.
organisation wishes to welcome new members whether they have served
in the forces or not. Membership is available to all.
information please contact:
New members can also join at various local
events such as the Datchet Village Fête where the
Legion is represented.