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‘Togo Bolesworth - The Best Soldiers in The Leicester Regiment’ by Greg Drozdz


Greg Drozdz will be giving a talk about Togo Bolesworth of the Leicester Regiment. Togo was a local boxer of renown and promise – quite the local hero in every sense of the word. Togo Bolesworth was born in 1888 in a cottage in Spring Gardens, Hinkley, which is at the bottom of Holliers Walk, where it meets Council Hill. The area is now a car par…

'Tigers of the Great War' by Jonathan Capewell


A presentation by Jonathan Capewell on the Leicester Regiment during the Great War. The talk features many images of Leicester Regiment Soldiers, where they fought and individual experiences in the Great War.   It is also the Branch's Christmas Party and there will be a First World War themed quiz.   Please remember to bring a pen with you!