Welfare & Medals

The Ulster Defence Regiment Benevolent Fund exists to provide assistance to those former members of The Ulster Defence Regiment and the extended Ulster Defence Regiment Family who need support as a consequence of sickness, disability, accident, infirmity, poverty or other adversity.This extended family embraces all ranks, male and female, who served in The Ulster Defence Regiment and their dependants.

If you think you or someone you know needs a helping hand from

Call: (028) 2566 1381

Fax: (028) 2566 1378

Email: Benevolent-Fund@udrassociation.org

UDR and R IRISH (HS) Aftercare Service

Home of the UDR and R IRISH (HS) Aftercare Service this web site has been created in order to assist those who are eligible to contact the organization in order to benefit from the services we have on offer . those eligible comprise former Full Time and Part Time UDR and R IRISH (HS) soldiers and their families.

Our mission is to provide medical, vocational welfare and benevolence support to this community in order to reduce suffering.

On this web site as Ex UDR soldiers you can apply for use of holiday accommodation in Portrush.

"Helping our people in need to live their lives"

Should you require information about either a Long Service Medal or the Accumulated Campaign Service Medal should contact:

MOD Medal Office
Building 250
Imjin Barracks

For more information click here

In respect to applications for pensions my advice is contact your local Royal British Legion Branch or apply to the addresses listed below:

  • War Disablement Pension:

Veterans Agency






Tel: 0800 169 22 77

Click for email address

or here for website


  • Army Pensions:

Army Pensions

Mail Point 480

Kentigern House

65 Brown Street

Glasgow, G2 8EX


Tel: 0800 085 3600

Veterans Badge

To promote recognition of veterans by the wider British public the unique and unifying symbol of the HM Armed Forces Veterans Badge was introduced.

Click here for more information.



Support Sites within our 'Links Section. '
These websites offer support to ex members & their families.

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