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Month to remember

  • John Hegley Month to Remember
    He was proud to join the ground forces in the RAF

    Throughout November, we are collecting and sharing stories of loved ones lost as part of our Month to Remember. In this guest blog, performance poet, comedian, and musician John Hegley explains how his family's connection the Royal Air Force. 

  • Mark Smith Remembrance
    Dads stories were the beginnings of a life as a military historian

    Throughout November, we are collecting and sharing stories of loved ones lost as part of our Month to Remember. In this guest blog, Mark Smith, The Antiques Roadshow's arms and militaria expert, explains how his father's stories of his time with the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve inspired him to pursue a career as a military historian. 

  • Sue Holderness
    I wish we had spoken more about their wartime experiences

    Throughout November, we are collecting and sharing stories of loved ones lost as part of our Month to Remember. In this guest blog, actress Sue Holderness explains her connection to the Royal Air Force and the pride she feels for her father and uncles who served during the Second World War. 

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