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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' a talk given by Prof. 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 Gallipolo in 1915. In spite of the number of books and articles written about the campaign, we know surprisingly little about som…