What was the Comrades of the Great War?

Introduction The Comrades of The Great War were formed in 1917 as an association to represent the rights of ex-service men and women who had served or had been discharged from service during World War I. Background Comrades of The Great War was one of the original four ex-service associations that amalgamated on Sunday 15… Read More


What was the National Federation of Discharged and Demobilised Sailors and Soldiers?

Introduction The National Federation of Discharged and Demobilised Sailors and Soldiers (NFDDSS) was a British veterans organisation. The organisation was founded in January 1917 by various London-based veterans groups opposed to the Military Service (Review of Exceptions) Act 1917, which made it possible for people invalided out of the armed forces to be re-conscripted. It… Read More

What Aid and Support is a British Veteran and their Family Entitled to Overseas?

Did you know that Veterans can access the same services provided by the Ministry of Defence no matter where in the world they live? Veterans’ Gateway is the first point of call for veterans needing support, signposting veterans to support organisations within their local area or country of residence. The service offers a 24/7 Instant… Read More