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Friends & Volunteers

Friends of The RLC Museum support the museum by promoting it and giving it financial support, whilst Volunteers provide more practical “hands on” support and assistance.

Friends & Volunteers are vital to the continued success of The Royal Logistic Corps Museum. Their enthusiasm, dedication and generosity have been invaluable, enabling the Museum to grow and develop.

Volunteer at the Museum

Become a Volunteer

If you would like to become a volunteer at the The Royal Logistic Corps Museum, write to us or email us at information@rlcmuseum.com

Current volunteers undertake a diverse range of valuable tasks including:

  • Archival work, helping identify and record documents and photographs.
  • Research, using the museum archive to help answer public enquiries.
  • Cataloguing, of objects and other things handed to the museum.
  • Vehicles, helping to maintain and drive our small fleet of historic vehicles.
  • Guided tours, showing veterans or youth groups around the collection.
  • Helping in the shop, selling souvenirs.
  • Reception, manning the reception desk and welcoming visitors.
  • Photography, photographing new acquisitions for the database.
  • Helping out at special events or on out-reach visits.

BECOME A FRIEND OF THE RLC MUSEUM

The Society of Friends of The Royal Logistic Corps Museum supports the museum by promoting it and giving it financial and practical support and assistance. These activities are carried out in close cooperation with the museum’s management and staff. The Society is independent of the Museum and of The RLC, but works in very close contact with both.

The new museum near Winchester will be seeking new volunteers and friends to support us in our much bigger museum. So if you can spare from a few hours a month to an afternoon a week or support us in other ways, either now or in the future, please email information@rlcmuseum.com

There are many ways in which volunteers can and do support the museum. There are a number of roles available, so if you are interested in volunteering, come into the museum and speak to a member of staff. They will be able to tell you what is currently available and how you might be able to help your museum.

As a volunteer, you will become an Honorary Friend of the Museum and receive the newsletter, without having to pay the subscription fee. This is as, though Friends give their funding support, you are already supporting the museum by giving your time and expertise.

Volunteer at the Museum

The Royal Logistic Corps

RHQ The RLC is delighted to announce that Her Majesty the Queen has graciously appointed Major (Retd) Harry Lomas MBE BEM FIH as the Honorary Colonel of 167 Catering Support Regiment The Royal Logistic Corps, with effect 1st March 2021. Throughout his career, Colonel Harry has worked as venue manager at the 2012 Olympics, Executive Head Chef at the Grove Hotel and also as Head of Culinary with Delaware North at Wembley Stadium. Welcoming the Honorary Colonel to the Regiment via a video call, the Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel Jo Young said: “With his background, experience and passion for catering, Colonel Harry will be a superb ambassador and role model for both the new recruits coming in, as well as the more senior members of the Regiment. He has a depth of military and civilian catering knowledge and a remarkable network within the culinary industry which he plans to mobilise to the benefit of the Army Reserve Chef. We are looking forward to working with Colonel Harry to reinforce the unique position of the British Army’s only Regiment of Chefs”.#BritishArmyLogistics #WeSustain #WeAreTheRLC 167 Catering Support Regiment RLC ... See MoreSee Less
Congratulations to RLC soldier LCpl Stu Elvin of the Mission Training and Mobilisation Centre (MTMC), Bassingbourn Barracks, who has received two bronze medals at the World Rowing Indoor Championships 2021. LCpl Elvin has represented the Army in rowing for a number of years. Having individually qualified at the British Championships for the Men's (age 30-39) 500m to race at the World Championships, he was also selected to represent the Armed Forces in the Men's Team race. The races took place on 23 Feb 21, where LCpl achieved third place in his individual race and an hour later, he received another bronze medal as he played an integral part of the Armed Forces Men's Team. His commitment and success in rowing is nothing short of impressive with his ability to balance work, training and family life along with the ongoing restrictions of COVID-19. Competing in any sport at this level requires a unique strength and determination – something which the LCpl displays in abundance, putting in hours of solitary training, where he has had to use his mental resilience to push himself further than most would. ... See MoreSee Less