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Korean War Armistice commemoration event

Date: Thursday 27 July 2023, 11am
Venue:
Horse Guards Parade | Horse Guards Road | Westminster | London SW1A 2AX | [Map]

Tickets: Free | Register your interest here
Note: the registration for this event is now closed. If your registration has been accepted, you will have received a pdf e-ticket and joining instructions by email from the Royal British Legion. On the day itself, registration opens at 10am at the SW corner of the square; you take your seat at 11; the ceremony starts at 11:30; and the formal commemoration concludes at 12:45. Remember to bring photo ID along with your ticket. The RBL also requests that you bring the joining instructions and suggests that an umbrella might be a sensible precaution.
hundreds of soldiers board a troop ship

2023 marks 70 years since the signing of the armistice that brought about an end to military operations during the Korean War. 60,000 service personnel from across Britain and the Commonwealth saw action during the Korean War, with 1,100 losing their lives.

The Royal British Legion will be marking this important milestone in an often-forgotten conflict with a special service of Remembrance at Horse Guards Parade on Thursday 27 July from 11am. The event will focus on telling the story of the Korean War through the testimony and memories of the conflict from those who were there, as well as looking to inform and engage the wider audience and attendees about a war which never truly ended.

Korea 70 is a ticketed event open to British and Commonwealth veterans who served in the Korean War, bereaved family members and their descendants (spouse, partner, or family members). The surrounding expo area will be open to the wider public.

(automatically generated) Read LKL’s review of this event here.

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