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'Blooding the Pups : The Hunter-Weston Egerton feud at Gallipoli' a talk by David Raw

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General Aylmer Hunter-Weston was commissioned into the Royal Engineers in 1884.  He served on the North West Frontier, the Nile expedition with Kitchener and the Boer War.  At the outbreak of the First World War he was a Brigade Commander in the 4th Division.  At Gallipoli he commanded the 29th Division. He was described by some as a "donkey" gener…


'The Gallipoli Oak' a talk by Martin Purdy

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Martin Purdy will be giving at talk on 'the Gallipoli Oak' here at the Coronation Hall, County Square, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 7LZ.

 

The Gallipoli Oak by Martin Purdy and Ian Dawson

You can read more about the book Martin wrote with Ian Dawson here - 'The Gallipoli Oak' 

 

This meeting begins at 7:30pm.

 

 


'Gallipoli - Soldiers experiences' a talk given by Gary Sheffield.

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Prof. Gary Sheffield will give a presentation on Gallipoli.    We meet at The Comrades Club, Godmanchester, PE29 2AY on the first Wednesday of every month with the exception of January and August. Doors open at 7.00pm for a prompt 7.30pm start.



Annual Gallipoli Conference 2017

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Annual Gallipoli Conference & The National Memorial Arboretum Visit 2017   The Speakers   ‘Heroes, Scapegoats and Squandered Sacrifice: The truth behind the River Clyde's epic odyssey' Stephen Snelling   'Side-lining the Sideshows: the British High Command's allergic reaction to Gallipoli' John Spencer   ‘The Vest Pocket Kodak Camera …


'All Pretty Well Fed Up and Worn Out' a presentation by Prof Gary Sheffield

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In this presentation, entitled 'All Pretty Well Fed Up and Worn Out'? Morale, Command, and Military Effectiveness of British Empire Forces at Gallipoli Prof Gary Sheffield will examine morale among the British troops at Gallipoli in 1915. In spite of the number of books and articles written about the campaign, we know surprisingly little about som…


History of the 63rd Royal Naval Division. A talk by Len Sellers

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PLEASE NOTE THAT THE ORIGINAL TALK PLANNED FOR TONIGHT HAS BEEN CANCELLED AS ANDY ROBERSHAW HAS HAD TO PULL OUT. In his place, local writer and speaker, Len Sellers has stepped in with a talk called 'History of the 63rd Royal Naval Division'. Acclaimed Naval Historian and author of books such as “The Hood Battalion” and “Death for Desertion”, Len…


'Gallipoli' with Prof. Gary Sheffield

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Prof Gary Sheffield will be giving a new talk entitled:'"All Pretty Well Fed Up and Worn Out"? Morale and Military Effectiveness in VIII Corps at Gallipoli'.

He will be looking at various theories of combat motivation and how they correspond to the actual eventualities at Cape Helles

 


This Bloody Place - With the Incomparable 29th

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By Major A H Mure (Foreword by Richard Van Emden) Pen & Sword, 2015, £16.58p, 208 pages ISBN-10: 1473857929 ISBN-13: 978-1473857926 Book Review by Niall Ferguson     It would appear that the subtitle for this volume varies - it can read, 'The Incomparables at Gallipoli'.  This might be because, although the stylised photograph on the d…


Grandpa's War - Susan Burnett

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The fascinating story of Norman Woodcock by his granddaughter Susan Burnett. Norman joined the T/A aged 17 in January 1914 and was immediately called up on the outbreak of war.  He served on almost every front in the war with the exception of the African campaigns as a signaller Beginning with the ill fated Gallipoli campaign and ending on the W…