In this time of isolation the Chelsea Pensioners need your support more than ever.

If you would like to write to a Chelsea Pensioner, please use the comment form below to send your messages of support. We will be sharing these with Pensioners on a daily basis, and giving them an opportunity to respond directly.

Please note that all comments submitted will need to be approved, so will not appear immediately.


I know all of you are looked after very well. Take extra care . Looking forward to visit you after this nightmare is gone.. put my name to a big party , all my best wishes to all .

I'm thinking of all,you wonderful In Pensioners, especially at this extra ordinary time. I had an amazing friend in David Poultney, a great Welsh singer (aren't they all?!) who was in the famous Chelsea Pensioners choir. I have many happy memories of times sent at the a Royal Hospital. I know you are all being VERY well looked after. Gain strength for knowing you are surrounded by fellow Pensioners & your fabulous staff, from top to bottom! We WILL all get together one day when this "silent enemy" is gone - roll on that day! Boy, will there be some parties---!!!
Sending you all strength, fortitude, & love

Just a quick message from the RSA to say hope you are all well! and to stay safe. We are thinking of you all in this lonely and worrying time.

If you need anything please do let me know and we will see you on the other side.

Take care

Amy Thorpe
RSA Officer

We just wanted to send our love to all the wonderful Chelsea pensioners and amazing staff in these difficult days. My Father Stanley Constable was a Chelsea pensioners before his death and we spent many happy hours with him at Chelsea meeting and chatting to his wonderful pals there. It is a truly an inspiring oasis. Much love and respect to all. Susan and Philip.

Maureen and I have been thinking of you all during these most difficult times. We know how well you are being looked after, and trust you all keep safe, and maintain your sense of humour. Looking forward to visiting once the sanctions are lifted. Keep smiling

Let make sure that we keep ourselves safe and well and keep
The community a lot nice people in the future and
Make sure that we don't take anything for granted
Any more get Britain Talking and together we will beat the viruses us long as we follow the Government Guidelines and also when it
Is all over let keep our distance from each other
Kind regards
Grant James paton

For a number of years now my wife and I have attended the Royal Anglian Chapel Sunday each September We very much enjoy our day there and wish everyone well in these trying times. Stay well, keep safe and look forward to seeing you all soon.

My very best wishes to all the pensioners who I have had contact with over the last few years.
I am very sorry not to be able to visit you during these challenging times. Hopefully it won’t be too long before I can see you all again.
I have been staying in Oxfordshire since mid March and enjoying the beautiful countryside here.
Keep safe and well. Simon Rhodes

To all those at RHC stay safe, we will all get through this. Above all keep the military banter going through these difficult times !

Fellow Vet long time retired Gunner.

Dear brothers and sisters of the RHC
It may feel like a lonely time right now in isolation, but you’re never alone. We in the armed forces family are as proud of you now as we have always been. You inspire our generation to fight, in conflict, peace and now, against COVID. I’m on 24hrs notice to move but am inspired by you all. Just a few days after my first child has been brought into the world too! Jonny (PWRR Veteran- Queens and Royal Hampshire’s/ Int Corps Reserves)


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