'Notes and Swearies: The Use of Blasphemy and Swearing in the BEF 1914-1918' with Mark Connelly

'Notes and Swearies: The Use of Blasphemy and Swearing in the BEF 1914-1918…

18 Jul 2019 19:30
London (East)

Mark Connelly will be giving a talk on 'Notes and Swearies: The Use of Blasphemy and Swearing in the…

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Giles Penman : PANAMA & THE GREAT WAR, THE PANAMANIAN MEDAL OF SOLIDARITY

Giles Penman : PANAMA & THE GREAT WAR, THE PANAMANIAN MEDAL OF SOLIDARITY

20 Jul 2019 14:00
Birmingham

Giles Penman : PANAMA & THE GREAT WAR, THE PANAMANIAN MEDAL OF SOLIDARITY

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Manpowe Crisis in WW1--- By Carol Henderson

Manpowe Crisis in WW1--- By Carol Henderson

06 Aug 2019 19:30
Chesterfield

Carol Henderson is in her second year of a full-time PhD and using the Middlesex Appeal Tribunal rec…

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'The British Army in Mesopotamia 1914-1918': a talk by Paul Knight

'The British Army in Mesopotamia 1914-1918': a talk by Paul Knight

10 Aug 2019 14:30
Yorkshire

The campaign in Mesopotamia (modern-day Iraq) was one of the great sideshows of the Great War, reach…

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Dave Wright : “ THE GENESIS OF THE IMPERIAL WAR GRAVES COMMISSION “

Dave Wright : “ THE GENESIS OF THE IMPERIAL WAR GRAVES COMMISSION “

17 Aug 2019 14:00
Birmingham

Rudyard Kipling referred to the Imperial War Graves Cemeteries as the largest undertaking since the …

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'British Prisoners of War in First World War Germany by Oliver Wilkinson'

'British Prisoners of War in First World War Germany by Oliver Wilkinson'

02 Sep 2019 19:30
Lancashire (North)

British Prisoners of War in First World War Germany by Oliver Wilkinson

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`Impact of the economic blockade on Germany AFTER the armistice -- By Graham Kemp

`Impact of the economic blockade on Germany AFTER the armistice -- By Graha…

03 Sep 2019 19:30
Chesterfield

mpact of the economic blockade on Germany AFTER the armistice and how it led  to WW2 (More Informat…

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'Mountains Mules & Malaria: the Salonika Force 1915-18' by Alan Wakefield

'Mountains Mules & Malaria: the Salonika Force 1915-18' by Alan Wakefield

14 Sep 2019 14:30
Yorkshire

The Salonika Campaign is very much one of the forgotten episodes of the First World War. Regarded as…

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Dr. Derek Clayton : “ 9TH BATTN K.O.Y.L.I. IN THE GREAT WAR “

Dr. Derek Clayton : “ 9TH BATTN K.O.Y.L.I. IN THE GREAT WAR “

21 Sep 2019 14:00
Birmingham

The 9th (Service) Battalion of the KOYLI was born out of the patriotic rush to answer Lord Kitchener…

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The Battle of Dogger Bank : - by Rod Arnold

The Battle of Dogger Bank : - by Rod Arnold

01 Oct 2019 19:30
Chesterfield

Rod Arnold was born in Aston, Birmingham in 1947 and attended the local King Edward VI Grammar Scho…

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'An Ambulance at Arras' a talk by Alistair Hollington

'An Ambulance at Arras' a talk by Alistair Hollington

12 Oct 2019 14:30
Yorkshire

The Royal Army Medical Corps' field ambulances were vital for the survival of wounded soldiers, and …

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Alan Wakefield : “ CRISIS AT KUT – DEC 1915 – APRIL 1916 “

Alan Wakefield : “ CRISIS AT KUT – DEC 1915 – APRIL 1916 “

19 Oct 2019 14:00
Birmingham

Alan Wakefield : “ CRISIS AT KUT – DEC 1915 – APRIL 1916 “

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“7th Sherwood Foresters (Robin Hood Rifles) “ - by Jonathan D`Hooghe

“7th Sherwood Foresters (Robin Hood Rifles) “ - by Jonathan D`Hooghe

05 Nov 2019 19:30
Chesterfield

Presentation by  Jonathan D`Hooghe to be published when confirmed  Jonathan D’Hooghe lives in Welbo…

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‘A Particularly Brutal Act’: the execution of British soldiers in WW1

‘A Particularly Brutal Act’: the execution of British soldiers in WW1

09 Nov 2019 14:30
Yorkshire

In this talk Hedley Malloch will detail how, on 25 February 1915, the Germans shot eleven British so…

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Allison Wheatley : KING EDWARD V1 GRAMMER SCHOOL & B.HAM IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR “

Allison Wheatley : KING EDWARD V1 GRAMMER SCHOOL & B.HAM IN THE FIRST WORLD…

16 Nov 2019 14:00
Birmingham

On the eve of war in August 1914, the scholastic calm at King Edward's School, Birmingham was about …

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