BMMHS Working with Charities

BMMHS is helping to raise funds for a range of military charities

From the outset of the formation of BMMHS we have raised funds for military charities. At each Zoom talk or meeting we endeavour to make a financial contribution to the speaker’s military charity of their choice. 

Just some of the charities who have benefitted to date

Royal British Legion
Royal British Legion
Blind Veterans UK
Toc H
The Special Reconnaissance Regimental Association (SRRA)
The Special Reconnaissance Regimental Association (SRRA)
The Second World War Experience Centre
Fusilier Museaum Warwick Logo
The Fusilier Museum Warwick
Military Intelligence Museum
Bawdsey Radar Trust
Bawdsey Radar Trust

BMMHS  have now raised over £5,500 for military charities.

Thank you for your continued support. Together we are making a difference.

Glimpses of War - Raising funds for Blind Veterans UK

A compilation of military stories and eyewitness accounts to raise funds for Blind Veterans UK

During the first lockdown BMMHS launched Operation Bookwork to help raise funds for charity. With time on the hands of many of us during the wretched COVID19 pandemic, this was an ideal chance to put together articles about your own or your family members experiences  – military or civilian – in the military conflicts of the last 200 years.

Operation Bookworm
Operation Bookworm

As a result, BMMHS has now produced the first two volumes of Glimpses of War, and   also, to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the liberation of the Falkland Islands, Glimpses of the Falklands War. All three volumes are available through Amazon. The proceeds of which go to Blind Veterans UK (formerly St Dunstan’s).    

An additional aim of this book was to help individuals through the pandemic by asking them to focus on producing articles and to help take their minds off the COVID virus during this challenging time.

Glimpses of War –  has some fantastic tales of heroism, sadness, people ‘doing their bit’, and some excellent pieces from historians too.   We hope you all will be buying a copy and giving copies to all your friends and family as gifts too – it’s all in an excellent cause. 

Thank you to all of you who have made this possible. 

Registered charity in England and Wales (216227) and in Scotland (SC039411). A percentage of royalties will be donated to Blind Veterans UK.

“I am delighted that the BMMHS has taken this initiative to record eyewitness accounts during the Lockdowns. For historians, first hand accounts are the building blocks of good story telling and to do so with fund-raising for BVUK in mind is doubly pleasing.”

Paul Beaver, historian and broadcaster

Fundraising Appeals

BMMHS is helping to raise raise £1,000 to help support blind veterans through the COVID pandemic. Isolation amongst the elderly and visually impaired is an issue that communities across the UK are struggling to resolve and so help us raise funds for the Blind Veterans UK National Creative Project.

Nicci Pugh - White Ship Red Crosses

BMMHS is helping to raise raise £2,000 to place a plaque remembering the 1982 Hospital Ship Uganda on the Remembrance Wall at the Falkland Islands Chapel, Pangbourne. 

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