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……

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

Tuxford – Harrogate – Plymouth.

Infantry Junior Leaders Battalion

Plymouth – Oswestry – Shorncliffe.

Junior Infantry


Latest News & Posts


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...

We Asked You If Junior Service In British Army Should Continue?

We asked 1,400 members of our Facebook Group if Recruitment of Juniors to The British Army should continue? We had an amazing response. The following is an initial result from this survey. 97.8% Say Junior Entry Should Continue. Respondents served up to 40 years in the armed forces...

Go Fund Me For Association Standard

Your Association has decided to purchase Association Colours to commemorate those who served in IJLB. What a Fabulous Response to this Request For Donations. You guys are amazing! We Raised £1,435.00 which will allow us to purchase the Standard, Flagpole and Accessories! Thank you to all...

2023 IJLB Reunion 16th September.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION The dates and venue for the 2023 IJLB Reunion have changed. As many of you will be aware our Reunions have previously been held on first weeks of September each year at The Wynnstay Hotel. The Wynnstay was taken over last year and has turned the Function Rooms into...