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'Wully' Field Marshal Sir William Robertson Bart: GCB, KCVO, DSO (Part II)


  (Lecture delivered by John Terraine at the Western Front Association's Annual Seminar at Abergavenny in June 1992) In August 1914 William Robertson crossed to France to meet the long-expected foe, together with the rest of the British Expeditionary Force, on the staff of the Commander­ in-Chief, Field-Marshal Sir John French, and in the post of…

ONLINE Zoom Meeting - The men who planned the war by Paul Harris


The men who planned the war by Paul Harris We welcome Paul Harris, a leading researcher into leadership during WW1, who will talk about the staff of the British Army on the Western Front 1914-18 and examine the characteristics of the staff and how they and their leadership evolved over the course of the war. For decades the theory of ‘Lions led b…