This Event has been cancelled due to the rail strike.
The Friends of the British Cemetery, Elvas
Annual Fundraising Reception at the Army and Navy Club, Thursday 30 March 2023
The Friends of the British Cemetery, Elvas, in Portugal, will be holding their annual fundraising reception at the Army and Navy Club in London on Thursday 30 March. The Friends are a small charity that cares for the cemetery which is the only British military cemetery in the Iberian Peninsula that contains graves from the Peninsular War. The cemetery also includes memorials to the regiments that fought at Albuera and Badajoz.
The reception will be accompanied by a talk by Brigadier Justin Maciejewski DSO MBE, Director of the National Army Museum, on the subject of ‘Coalition Success – The Anglo-Portuguese Army in the Peninsular War.’
Further details and an application form for tickets can be found in the attached leaflet. All are welcome.