join the society

Are you interested in British military history, specifically the ‘Little Wars’ of the Victorian and Edwardian eras?

Do you enjoy wargaming and reenacting the campaigns of the nineteenth century, such as the Indian Mutiny, the Zulu, Afghan and Boer Wars, and conflicts in Egypt and the Sudan?

Are you an avid collector of medals and militaria, or intrigued by local and family histories of this period?

Are you a serving soldier or veteran who would like to know more about your regiment’s history?

Are you a professional historian, student or academic who would like to contribute to our research?

Then join a growing network of enthusiasts and receive members-only benefits, including:


  • A physical subscription to our quarterly journal, Soldiers of the Queen, with the latest research and insights into this fascinating aspect of our past. Digital copies are also available for individual purchase.

  • Exclusive information about forthcoming VMS publications, such as our Boer War Diary.

  • Invitations to our society events and seminars. Recent speakers have included Dr Rodney Atwood, Professor Ian Beckett, Brigadier Allan Mallinson, and Dr. Andrew Winrow.

An annual membership costs just £25.00 for those in the UK and £30.00* overseas (including postage).

Secure payment is via PayPal or credit/debit card. Existing members can also renew via the same method. "£32.00 for members in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore due to higher postage costs,

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