Approximately 20 of the Taxi Charity veterans, most of them collectors for the charity, have their photos included in an important work of art held at The National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire. The National Memorial Arboretum’s new Remembrance Centre features an exhibition on Remembrance and what it means to us as individuals, as families and as a society. The prime image, taken by artist Helen Marshall in the Merchant Navy Convoy Wood, is composed of more than 5,000 p
Now in its 68th year, it’s a highlight in the diary for hundreds of brave war veterans and their families.
Nearly 100 cab drivers are volunteering their services to London’s Taxi Charity – full name, The London Taxi Benevolent Association For War Disabled, picking up veterans and carers from their homes across the capital, including the Royal Hospital, Chelsea from 6.30am [on Tuesday 21 June] for the charity’s annual seaside trip to Worthing.
The taxis will arrive at Sout
Chelsea Pensioners rubbed shoulders with the stars last night at the Dad's Army premiere in London. Taxi Charity regulars Bill Woods (far left) and Roy Cadman (far right) made it onto the front page of The Guardian and photos of them in their glorious red uniforms, stood alongside Catherine Zeta-Jones, made it onto a number of other news websites, including the Daily Mail and The Sun. Nice one, fellas! But was the new film any good? #DadsArmy #BillWoods #RoyCadman
The Taxi Charity recently accompanied veteran Roy Cadman (No 3 Commando) to Dieppe for the 73rd anniversary commemorations of the Dieppe Raid. Dick Goodwin was on hand with his camera. For the full set of photos, please visit our Flickr page: https://www.flickr.com/photos/taxicharity/albums/72157657871613575 #DieppeRaid #RoyCadman #No3Commando
Click here for Photo Gallery >>> Taxi Charity Assistant Chairman (and London cabbie), Dave Hemstead, and Taxi Charity Vice President, Dick Goodwin, have accompanied veteran Roy Cadman (No 3 Commando) to Dieppe for the 73rd anniversary commemorations of the Dieppe Raid. [Roy recently received the Légion d'honneur from the French government. Click here to read more about this honour]. Veteran Fred Walker was also supposed to join them but unfortunately had a hospital appointmen
Trooper Roy Cadman (3 Commando, Royal East Kent Regiment) received the 'Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur' from the French military attaché at the Royal Hospital Chelsea yesterday. The Order is the highest decoration in France and is conferred for gallantry in action or twenty years of distinguished military or civilian service in peacetime. Roy joined the army on his 17th birthday in 1940 (he lied about his age). In 1942 he joined the Commandos and fought in North Afric