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Postponed : 8th President's Conference - Theme '1915 Revisited'

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Given current situation with spread of coronavirus the President's Conference will be postponed until further notice. The welfare of delegates and speakers is uppermost in our thoughts.  Speakers:    Aimee Fox : 'To Gallipoli and Back Again: Learning lessons between theatres, Gallipoli and the Western Front, 1915-1916'? Aimee Fox This talk fo…


5 February 1917: 2nd Lieut John Huntley Wickham Stevenson

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Son of Surgeon General Henry Wickham Stevenson of Lorn House, Castletown, Isle of Man and Frances Clara (nee Skrine). Educated Holm Leigh, Buxton and Springfield Park, Horsham Preparatory Schools and Wellington College, and the Royal Military College, Sandhurst. Gazetted 2nd Lieutenant, unattached List for the Indian Army 13 January 1915. Went…


10 March 1915 : Gabar (Rifleman) Singh Negi

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Singh Negi joined 2nd Bn Garhwal Rifles October 1913. He was sent to France from India as part of the Indian Expeditionary Force at the end of September 1914. Making it to Marsellies, they were trained north to Orlean and beyond. Gabar Singh Negi took part in the Battle of Neuve Chapelle in March the following year. The night before the attack a…