TQ5845 : Tonbridge Royal British Legion, Priory Rd

taken 9 years ago, near to Tonbridge, Kent, Great Britain

Tonbridge Royal British Legion, Priory Rd
Tonbridge Royal British Legion, Priory Rd
The Royal British Legion (RBL), sometimes referred to as simply The Legion, is the United Kingdom's leading charity providing financial, social and emotional support to those who have served or who are currently serving in the British Armed Forces, and their dependants.
The British Legion was founded in 1921 as a voice for the ex-Service community as a merger of four organisations: the Comrades of the Great War, the National Association of Discharged Sailors and Soldiers, the National Federation of Discharged and Demobilized Sailors and Soldiers and the Officers' Association. It was granted a Royal Charter on 29 May 1971 to mark its fiftieth anniversary which gives the Legion the privilege of the prefix 'Royal'.
Earl Haig, commander of the Battle of the Somme and Passchendaele was one of the founders of the Legion, and was President until his death.
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TQ5845, 674 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 11 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 12 March, 2009
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 589 458 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:11.3914N 0:16.4178E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 589 459
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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