Veterans' Stories

Read heart-warming stories from veterans and their families.

“I didn’t know that support existed”

Many veterans don’t know where to turn when they need support after leaving the Forces. Stephen Burnell talks about the difficulties he faced after becoming a full-time carer for his youngest son.

Don Simpson

“I was determined to take charge of my own recovery”

After leaving the Army Don Simpson knew he had a problem with mental health , however, he struggled to find appropriate support….

Meet the veterans who work on our helpline

Our helpline team includes a number of veterans who have worked in a variety of roles in the Armed Forces. They have…

How one veteran got revolutionary treatment for tinnitus

Former Royal Marine Commando Harris Tatakis talks about receiving revolutionary treatment for tinnitus through The Royal British Legion’s Veterans’ Hearing Fund . Harris…

Albert Pemberton-Sheen

How a Wings Centre helped a WWII veteran finally get his medals

A new Wings Centre has opened in Preston , helping veterans in many different ways. For Albert, it was finally getting the medals that he had…