Wednesday 9 December 2015

Queen Camilla's Official Patronages - Armed Forces

In an effort to kept things organized this section features only Queen Camilla's Armed Forces patronages.  You can find links to all of her patronages here

Patron (August 2007 - Present)

The War Memorials Trust is a charity that works to protect and conserve war memorials in the United Kingdom.

Patron (2007 - Present) (Renewed till 2020)

Desert Rats 7th Armored Division Thetford Forest Memorial Association is a Not-For-Profit organization that maintains the Desert Rats memorial in Thetford Forest. "The Desert Rats" is a nickname for the 7th Armoured Division of the British Army in World War II. 

Patron (2010)

Hastings and St Leonards Veterans Association is an organization based in  St Leonards and Hastings England. They work to promote veterans issues as well as celebrate and remember those who served their country in past and present conflicts. 

Patron-in-Chief (September 2012)

The Victory Service Club is a prestigious Military Club for retired and serving members of the Armed Forces, in London’s West End. The club provides accommodations and support for service men and women. 

 Prince Phillip was previously Patron-in-Chief from 1957 to 2012.
Patron (October 2013)

The Poppy Factory work to provide wounded, injured or sick veterans with meaningful,
permanent work following injury during Service. The both provide employment in the Poppy Factor and help veterans prepare to reenter the workforce (CVs, interview techniques). The Poppy Factory make the poppies, remembrance crosses, and wreaths for The Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal. They are also in charge of organizing and planning the annual Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey. 

Vice Patron (June 2020-Present)
Charity #1146420

ABF The Soldiers’ Charity is the Army’s national charity, here for soldiers and their families.

  • King George VI (1944-1952)
  • Queen Elizabeth (1953-2022)

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