The British Evacuee Association, a non profit registered charity for the evacuated children during the second world war
the great evacuation of children during the second world war, ww2
Become a member of the British Evacuee Association, anyone can join, reciev a bi-monthly newsletter as well as other benefitsDonate to our Evacuee Memorial Fund, to preserve the memory of the evacuation for future generationsRegister as an Evacuee and receive your certificate of recognition
Welcome to the British Evacuees Association, formerly the Evacuees Reunion Association

Click here for forthcoming events

Rest In Peace Sir Roger Moore, one of our Patrons who passed away 23rd May 2017 aged 89 years.


MEMORIAL NEWS:

Our Memorial to the Evacuation will be unveiled at The National Memorial Arboretum, Croxall Road, Staffordshire DE13 7AR on 25th July, 2017 – For details of the Dedication timings, please see the programme on the Memorial page.

If you would like to attend, in order that we can make arrangements, please could you contact The British Evacuees Association by email era@evacuees.org.uk or telephone 01777 816166. Our office address is The Mill Business Centre, Mill Hill, Gringley On The Hill, DN10 4RA.


Congratulations to Jamie Gifford for completing the Brentwood Half Marathon running on behalf of The British Evacuees Association, on Sunday 19th March, 2017.

He completed the course in just over two hours and received a lot of support from family, friends and spectators as he ran wearing our British Evacuees Association jersey!

He raised a grand total of £1295 for our National Memorial Fund. Thank you Jamie for your brilliant achievement and to all that supported him.

All money raised will be put into The National Memorial Fund.

Thank you Jamie!


As usual 48 of our members proudly took part in the Cenotaph Parade in London on 8th November 2015

Former Evacuees at the Cenotaph Parade 2015

Cenotaph Parade in London September 2015


CHATHAM DOCKYARD SALUTE TO THE 1940’S 19th-20th September 2015

Chatham Dockyard Salute to the 1940s september 2015

Click on the image above for more images from this event.


Members of the 'We'll Meet Again' team and Education Officer at the Perlethorpe Weekend event 18th/21st September 2015.

Members of the 'We'll Meet Again' team and Education Officer at the Perlethorpe Weekend event 18th/21st September 2015


A Pearly Queen and Karen at the St. James's Park event, London in July 2005.

A Pearly Queen and Karen at the St. James's Park event, London in July 2005.

Forthcoming Events

Watercress Line

Watercress Line to treat grandparents to 1940s revival at spirit of the Blitz railway weekend...

Taking place on 10th and 11th June, War on the Line will give visitors the chance to experience the spirit of the Blitz. For further information please click here.


The Annual Chatham Event will take place on 16th/17th September 2017.

Julie and her team would like volunteers to join her if possible.

Details to follow when they are finalised – put the date in your diary.


Summer Draw 2017

Don’t forget to return your Summer Draw raffle tickets to the office.

The draw will take place on 15th September, 2017.

Ist Prize - £125.00, 2nd Prize - £75.00, 3rd Prize - £50.00, 4th Prize - £25.00 and 5th Prize £25.00.

PATRONS

Rt. Rev. and Rt. Hon. Lord Carey of Clifton – Former Archbishop of Canterbury and evacuee
Mr Michael Aspel OBE – Television Presenter and former evacuee
Sir Robert Crawford CBE – Former Director General of the Imperial War Museum
Mr Henry Sandon MBE – Television Presenter and former evacuee
Lady Emma Barnard – of Parham Park, home for evacuees during World War Two
Sir Bruce Forsyth CBE – Television Presenter and former evacuee
Mr Brian Charles – Local resident and former evacuee

PATRONS

Rt. Rev. and Rt. Hon. Lord Carey of Clifton
Former Archbishop of Canterbury and evacuee
Mr Michael Aspel OBE
Television Presenter and former evacuee
Sir Robert Crawford CBE
Former Director General of the Imperial War Museum
Mr Henry Sandon MBE
Television Presenter and former evacuee
Lady Emma Barnard
of Parham Park, home for evacuees during World War Two
Sir Bruce Forsyth CBE
Television Presenter and former evacuee
Sir Roger Moore
Actor and former evacuee
Mr Brian Charles
Local resident and former evacuee