Left to right; Lance Corporal Bob Sullivan and Sappers Dixon and Turrell. Dixon was killed in Normandy, aged 24, when a German plane crashed on the house he was in. Bob was only able to identify him by a bandage on his hand.

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Major Phil Shannon
Farewell to Major Phil Shannon

We prepare to say a fond farewell to Royal Hospital favourite Major Phil Shannon MBE

Founders Day 2022
Founder’s Day returns to its full glory at the Royal Hospital Chelsea

After 2020’s cancellation and last year’s pared back celebration due to the pandemic, the most iconic date in the Royal Hospital’s calendar returned to its full glory this year. 

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