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Causes of War

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A range of materials for mixed ability classes, for year 7, 8 and 9. Right click to save documents. If you have any resources you wish to share, please let us know!  Document Title Focus Format  Causes of War Explosive Barrels  The different causes of war each represented as a barrel of gunpowder. Can the students …


'Reflections' a talk by Keith Quibell

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Keith Quibell is a highly respected and sought after guide on the Western Front. One of the earliest members of the Western Front Association (No. 11), he formed this branch with a very gallant band of enthusiastic Great War veterans as members. Joins us as Keith reflects on the times he took the Great War veterans back to the areas where they fou…


The Women’s Land Army during the First World War

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Helen Frost will be giving a talk on the Women’s Land Army during the First World War   The focus will be on Northamptonshire This is the first in a series of evening lectures   This talk is featured in April's edition of 'Military History Monthly'.   Helen Frost is a member of the Western Front Association and attends Northamptonshire Bran…


'Captain Robert Gee, V.C, M.C, M.P. - A Remarkable Soldier & Politician'

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The next meeting of the Leicestershire and Rutland Branch will be held on Monday, 28th May which is the Bank Holiday Monday. Our speaker will be Branch member Derek Seaton. Derek will present a talk titled "Captain Robert Gee, V.C, M.C, M.P. - "A Remarkable Soldier & Politician". For further details of the Branch's Speaker Schedule for 2018 t…



A Talk by Andy Robertshaw

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We are privileged to have Andy Robertshaw a respected military historian and TV presenter as the speaker at our Branch Meeting tonight, he will talk about the current archaeological and conservation project at Hawthorn Ridge Crater being carried out by the Hawthorn Ridge Crater Association in which he is involved. This talk is highly recommended a…


"Meet Tommy Atkins" a One-Man Play by Peter Gill

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Tonight Peter Gill will present his one-man play "Meet Tommy Atkins".   ­ Meet Tommy Atkins – Peter Gill On August 4th 1914, with the declaration of war between Britain and Germany, reservist Tommy Atkins is immediately called up to serve his country. Within wee…


"The Killing of the Iron Twelve 25th February 1915" a talk by Hedley Malloch

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In this talk Hedley Malloch will detail how, on 25 February 1915, the Germans shot eleven British soldiers who had been lost during the retreat to the Marne, and one Frenchman, in Guise Chateau after first making them dig their own graves. This the soldiers’ story, one of whom was Fred Innocent from Lenton, Nottingham (his immediat…


Dr Viv Newman - "Doing Their Bit; Suffragettes, Suffragists and the Great War"

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We welcome the return of Dr Viv Newman to Hatfield Peverel to give the latest in her series of presentations about the significant part that women played in the First World War. This talk is entitled "Doing their bit: Suffragettes, Suffragists and the Great War" Please not that this presentation will follow on from the Branch Annual General Meetin…