WELCOME TO THE IBB & IJLB ASSOCIATION WEBSITE

Welcome to the home of nostalgia, old and new friends from 'The Brotherhood' of those trained as young warriors at IJLB. The Association has hundreds of members, is owned and operated by the Association members and managed by an elected committee of volunteers. The Association a not for profit organisation with the aim of supporting and reuniting ex members, including Permanent Staff and Civilian Instructors, of the following units below……

Members are Welcome from the following Units

The Following Units which wore the IJLB Cap Badge and those Junior Leaders Who served at Shorncliffe

Infantry Boys
Battalion

Tuxford – Harrogate – Plymouth.

Infantry Junior Leaders Battalion

Plymouth – Oswestry – Shorncliffe.

Junior Infantry
Wing

Oswestry.

Latest News & Posts

THE MAKING OF A JUNIOR LEADER

RECOLLECTIONS OF A JUNIOR LEADERBy Mike GleesonEx 3rd Green Jackets (The Rifle Brigade) Ex Junior Leaders on joining the Battalion had to be prepared to be greeted with variousnames of endearment ‘Khaki Kid’, ‘Boy Wonder’, ‘Junior Bleeder’ and they were the politeones. We were aware that...

REUNION BOAT TRIP

REUNION BOAT TRIP On Saturday 7th September Pete Curtis has organised a boat trip for up to 40 members along the beautiful Llangollen Canal. Starting from Trevor Basin where the boat is based members will be able to enjoy comradeship and banter with friends and new colleagues alike, Muster...

2024 ANNUAL REUNION 7th SEPTEMBER

The 2024 Annual Reunion will be held at The Lion Quays Resort Weston Rhyn Oswestry on the weekend 6th to 8th September 2024. The Golf and Port Society will hold their golf competition at Oswestry Golf Club on Friday 6th September First Tee 1300hrs. GOLF VOUCHER IN PRI SHOP. Saturday 7th...

OCTOBER 2023 ASSOCIATION NEWS

INTRODUCTION 2023 IBB & IJLB Reunion Weekend Oswestry Friday 15th – Sunday 17th September Dave Hards, Geoff Camm, Ronnie Paterson and Reverand Colin Paterson at 2023 IJLB Reunion Friday saw the Annual Golf Competition take place at Oswestry Golf Club with competitors and wives...

Another Successful Reunion in 2023

Over 60 members joined together to celebrate the 33rd IBB & IJLB Reunion at The Lion Quays Resort Oswestry. The Memorial Service in Cae-Glas Park also included the blessing of the new Association Colours which were on display for the first time. Photgraphs are available to view on this...