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'The Russian Front' a talk by Phil Tomaseli


Phil Tomaseli will give a talk on the Russian front. We meet at the Drill Hall, Leros TA Centre, Sturry Road, Canterbury, CT1 1HR at 7:00pm for 7:00pm meetings. 

'Austro Hungarian War 1914-18. The Great Debacle' by Graham Kemp


Graham Kemp Austro Hungarian War 1914-18.  The Great Debacle A new talk by our Branch Chairman and Graham's talks are always informative and invariably humour plays its part. The story starts in 1914 with the breath-taking arrogance and incompetence of AH army, from which it only gets worse.  Only the equally incompetent actions of her enemies w…

'Memories of Austro Hungary' with Andrew Brooks


Andrew Brooks Austro Hungarian Memorabilia   Andrew Brooks our erstwhile Chairman will be presenting a selection of memorabilia from Austro Hungaryian Front.  This is intended to complement the February talk by Graham Kemp; Austro Hungarian War 1914-18 - The Great Debacle.   IMAGE: Austro-Hungarian Rations courtesy of ‘Rations of the Age of Emp…

Malaria in the Great War


A 1946 map by kind permission of the World Health Organisation)   Malaria in the Great War by Dr David Payne (This article first appeared in Stand To! No.77 September 2006 pp5 - 8)   Introduction Throughout history pestilence has been the cause of the majority of the casualties of war. In general, the Great War proved to be an exception, wi…

Landw Karl Herzog, 1 Komp, KK Landwehr-Infanterieregiment (Linz) Nr 2 (87 Bde, 44 Div).


Karl was born in Bierbach on 12 September 1885. He was cobbler from Rechberg in civilian life. He was killed in action fighting against the Russians in Galicia on 28 March 1915. Burial place unknown. 28 March 1915

12 May 1915: Musk Josef Abberger, 4 Komp Lehr Infanterie Regt.


From Burladingen, Baden, Josef was born on 22 August 1893. Already a serving soldier at the outbreak of war, he transferred to the newly expanded Lehr Infantry Regiment at Potsdam in early 1914 and first saw action at Namur during the invasion of Belgium in August 1914. After moving to the Eastern Front, Josef fought at the 1st Battle of the Masur…

1 June 1917: Jaeger Alois Scharmer, 2 Rgt d Tir KJ.


From Innsbruck , Austria, Alois was born on 26 May 1889. In civilian life, he was engaged as a private employee before being recalled to service in 1914. After seeing service on the Eastern Front, Alois was transferred to Italy during 1915, but was severely wounded on this front in May 1917. He died of wounds in hospital at Schloss Mentelberg, Inn…