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'The 8th Lincolns at Loos' a talk by Nigel Attee

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Nigel Attee will be giving a talk on the 8th Lincolns at Loos. We meet at Fulney Church Hall in Spalding on the Fourth Thursday of each month. All meetings start at 7.30pm.  IMAGE: Major John Storer (on horseback) observes the 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, marching through Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire. 


‘The 8th Lincolns at the Battle of Loos’ a talk by Nigel Atter

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Please note the our August meeting is being held on Wednesday 23rd August as opposed to our usual Monday. Nigel Atter will be giving a talk on the 8th Lincolns at the Battle of Loos. Nigel is a former student of Professor Gary Sheffield and Dr Spencer Jones, and is an independent scholar of the Great War (his primary area of interest being the We…


The 8th Lincolns at the Battle of Loos

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The subject of our May meeting concerns a single battalion in 1915. Nigel Atter will be visiting to talk about 'The 8th Lincolns at the Battle of Loos' focussing on the actions on 26th September 1915. This talk challenges some of the established historiography that the Lincolns - and the Reserves more generally - were routed at the Battle of Loos. …