'Clearing the dead 1919-1939' by Peter Hodgkinson

'Clearing the dead 1919-1939' by Peter Hodgkinson

02 Sep 2020 19:30
Cambridgeshire

Peter Hodgkinson will be examining about how the battlefields were cleared of fallen soldiers after …

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The Experiences of Black Watch Veterans after the Great war

The Experiences of Black Watch Veterans after the Great war

05 Sep 2020 14:00
Scotland (Tayside)

Dr Derek Patrick Derek will explore the experiences of demobilised Black Watch soldiers in the yea…

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Maj. General (Retd) Mungo Melvin: Learning from the First World War: The British Army's Operation REFLECT, 2014-2018

Maj. General (Retd) Mungo Melvin: Learning from the First World War: The Br…

05 Sep 2020 14:30
Wessex

Major-General Robert Adam Mungo Simpson Melvin CB OBE is a retired British Army officer, and a noted…

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'German War Birds by Graham Kemp'

'German War Birds by Graham Kemp'

07 Sep 2020 19:30
Lancashire (North)

German War Birds by Graham Kemp Our Branch Chairman Graham Kemp will give his new talk on the Germa…

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Nobody of Any Importance: A Foot Soldier's Memoir of World War One by Phil Sutcliffe.

Nobody of Any Importance: A Foot Soldier's Memoir of World War One by Phil …

09 Sep 2020 19:45
Heart of England

Phil's father, Sam Sutcliffe, was a World War One 'Tommy.' He enlisted at the age of 16 in the 2/1st…

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The Whippet Tank: a talk by Rob Langham

The Whippet Tank: a talk by Rob Langham

12 Sep 2020 14:30
Yorkshire

The Medium Mark A 'Whippet' Tank was a new type of tank thought up just two weeks after the first Mk…

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'Gallipol, A Foot Soldier's First Battle' with Phil Sutcliffe

'Gallipol, A Foot Soldier's First Battle' with Phil Sutcliffe

19 Sep 2020 14:00
Birmingham

I'll read excerpts from my father's experiences – touching on the poor London childhood that 'made' …

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India's Great War with Dr Adam Prime

India's Great War with Dr Adam Prime

28 Sep 2020 19:30
Preston & Central Lancashire

Adam's talk looks at India's contribution to the First World War in every sense of the word. It take…

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Tom Cousins (Bournemouth University): The world's first aircraft carrier

Tom Cousins (Bournemouth University): The world's first aircraft carrier

03 Oct 2020 14:30
Wessex

Commissioned in 1924, HMS Hermes served briefly with the Atlantic Fleet before spending the bulk of …

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Tanks in the 100 Days:- by Peter Harris

Tanks in the 100 Days:- by Peter Harris

06 Oct 2020 19:30
Chesterfield

Tanks in the 100 Days (more info to follow)                       -------------------------------…

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"Motorcycle dispatch riders in 1914" by Nick Shelly

"Motorcycle dispatch riders in 1914" by Nick Shelly

07 Oct 2020 19:30
Cambridgeshire

In this talk Nick will describe the motorcyclists contribution to the 1914 campaign, from their own …

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'Hartelebury V.A.D.' a talk by Doug Smith

'Hartelebury V.A.D.' a talk by Doug Smith

09 Oct 2020 19:00
Midlands (East)

In the First World War many hundreds of houses were converted into hospitals to help cope with the m…

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The Half-Shilling Curate: A personal account of faith & war during WW1

The Half-Shilling Curate: A personal account of faith & war during WW1

10 Oct 2020 14:30
Yorkshire

In this talk, Sarah Reay will tell the story of an Army Chaplain from Yorkshire, the speaker's grand…

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Sarah Reay 'The Half Shilling Curate: A personal account of war and faith 1914-1918'

Sarah Reay 'The Half Shilling Curate: A personal account of war and faith 1…

12 Oct 2020 18:30
Staffs (North) & Cheshire (South)

Sarah's talk is based on her book "The Half Shilling Curate". The story of First World War army chap…

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Food Glorious Food - Pat Adamson

Food Glorious Food - Pat Adamson

14 Oct 2020 19:30
Somerset

Food Glorious Food - Pat Adamson     A look at the types of food that were available at home and i…

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