Tavira marks anniversary of The Battle of the Lys

Royal British Legion Portugal Branch invited by Liga dos Combatentes

A commemorative ceremony was held by the Liga dos Combatentes in Tavira on Saturday, April 9, to mark the 104th Anniversary of the Battle of the Lys in which soldiers of the Portuguese Expeditionary Corps fought.

Stephen Bland, Membership Secretary, Trevor Morgan, Standard Bearer, and Colin Hearn, Branch Chairman

Mr Colin Hearn, Chairman of the Royal British Legion Portugal Branch, was invited to lay a wreath on behalf the Royal British Legion. Also present was the Standard Bearer Trevor Morgan and the Membership Secretary Stephen Bland.

The service was attended by Tavira Mayor Ana Paula Martins, associated representatives and members of the local Portuguese military.