The trust’s objectives are the advancement of the education of the public by the promotion, assistance, and improvement of the D-Day Museum, Portsmouth, and its related activities and of historic sites and other areas of cultural interest relating to the D-Day story.
The Portsmouth D-Day Museum Trust is a registered charity (No 1156976).
The Trust’s first task has been to secure the match funding required for the museum’s re-development. Future activity will involve seeking funding to support the museum’s programme of events and activities.
- Viscount Montgomery of Alamein CMG CBE, son of Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery, allied land forces commander for D-Day.
- Professor David Eisenhower, grandson of General Dwight D. Eisenhower, supreme allied commander for D-Day.
- Major General Charles Ramsay CB OBE, son of Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay, allied naval commander for D-Day.
- Celia Sandys, granddaughter of Sir Winston Churchill, Britain’s prime minister during the Second World War.
- Colonel Charles Ackroyd
- Mr Roger Ching
- Mrs Sarah-Jane Davis
- Mr Marc Hanson
- Dr David Price
- Mr Timothy Rusby
- Lord Ben Stoneham