Surrey Royal British Legion are holding annual British Armed Forces and Veterans Race Day at Lingfield Park on Saturday 25th June 2011
Supported by the MOD, our Defence Minister Lord Astor of Hever DL will be present as will the Lord-Lieutenant of Surrey - Mrs Sarah GOAD JP; Professor Michael JOY OBE - High Sheriff of Surrey; the Hon Lavinia SEALY - Chairman of Surrey County Council and Cllr Brian PERKINS - Chairman of Tandrdge DC
Accompanying the Minister will ber Brigadier Simon WOLSEY OBE - Head of 2 Brigade [SE]
There will be a March Past and Inspection by the Royal Anglians at 18.00 hours.
They will assemble in front of the Grandstand
The Royal Anglians who are based in Pirbright, having served already in Afghanistan are due back there early in the New Year.
Taking part in the March-past will also be Surrey Veterans and Surrey Army Cadets, along with Surrey RBL Standard-Bearers.
Former Servicemen and women are invited to join us for the March-Past and for the Special Celebratory Reception and Party after the 5th Race, when Veterans Badges will be presented.
Veterans Badge Application forms are available from my Office
TRBL Surrey HQ, 1 Fountain House, Cleeve Road, LEATHERHEAD KT22 7LX
Or from the TRBL Info Unit at Lingfield on the day.
Ticketes are free for all servicemen and half-price for ex-servicemen and their families. Available at the Gate
Please quote - "Surrey RBL/CFO2011"
The Royal British Legion has sponsored three races including the Surrey Royal British Legion 90th Anniversary Stakes.
The Evening concludes with a Bon Jovi Concert - to which everyone is invited!
Do come and join us - it will be an enjoyable evening and our oppportunity to thank all those brav e servicemen and women who fought for our County in the name of freedom.
Canon Peter BRUINVELS FRSA
CFO for Surrey and Greater London SW RBL
Added by Armed Forces Day on June 3, 2011