One centenary year after another …

2022 was a Centenary Year, marking the award of municipal status to the garrison town in June 1922.

local historians led by the  Friends of Aldershot Military Museum have created a set of heritage trails as apps for smartphones, with support from Rushmoor Borough Council.

2023 will be another Centenary Year, marking the grant to the new Municipal Borough of its Arms in May 1923:

Coat of Arms granted in 1923 for Aldershot, the village that became the Home of the British Army

There is a story to tell about that coat of arms, and it’s not the one that is usually told ..