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

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The National Memorial to the Evacuation Dedication Service took place on 25th July 2017.

Over 220 members, family and friends were present.  We were honoured to welcome HRH The Duke of Gloucester at this momentous event. Read more about this on our Memorial page

Evacuee Memorial with James Roffey, Karen Follows and Maurice Blik
HRH The Duke of Gloucester and Karen 25th July 2017


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


Tillington Hall Weekend Stafford

13th/16th April 2018

3 nights Half Board Accommodation
£239 per person

Includes coach trips to Blist Hill Museum (Saturday)
And The National Memorial Arboretum (Sunday)


Notice of Annual General Meeting

Friday 13th April 2018
4pm

Tillington Hall Hotel, Eccleshall Road, Stafford,
ST16 1JJ


Open to all paid up members. Please contact the office to advise you will be attending. The necessary papers can then be sent out and the room set out accordingly.


Yanks are back in Saddleworth

11th /12th August 2018

Visit ww2events.co.uk for more information.


We are looking for suggestions for September 2019 to commemorate the 80th Anniversary of the start of the Evacuation programme.

If you have any ideas please contact the office. One enquirer was told by The Department of Digital, Culture Media And Sport to contact us, as if anyone was organising such an event it would be The British Evacuees Association!

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
Mr Brian Charles – Local resident and former evacuee
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Former Patron and Evacuee - Sir Roger Moore
Former Patron and Evacuee Sir Bruce Forsyth CBE

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