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British Limbless Ex-Servicemen's Association (BLESMA)
Frankland Moore House
185-187 High Rd
Chadwell Heath

Telephone: Number: 0208 590 1124
Fax: Number: 0208 599 2932
E-mail Address: Website Address:

Provides counselling and financial assistance to all that have lost a limb or eye (or use of same) as a result of, or during, service in HM Forces. Offers advice on all matters concerning pensions and allowances and provides representation at Tribunals when required. Provides residential, convalescent and routine holiday accommodation for its members and other categories of war pensioners. Provides rehabilitation events and acts as a watchdog for the Artificial Limb and Appliance Service.

Types of Help

British Commonwealth Ex-Services League
199 Borough High Street
Telephone Number: 020 32072410

The aim of the League is to ensure that no commonwealth ex-servicemen or women, widows or dependants shall be without help if in need.

No assistance is given to anyone in the UK

Types of Help
The League has a dedicated Welfare Fund but also acts as an overseas agent for the Army Benevolent Trust, Royal Naval Benevolent Trust, Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund and all Corps and Regimental Associations for the dispersal of monies, and the provision of counselling and enquiries work.

Financial help for many differing requests is given but is limited mainly to assisting with small grants to those in real distress compared with their neighbours.

For further information on ex-Service charitable funds and organisations click on the letter required.

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