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20 August 1897 Cpl / Flt.Cdt John Arthur Wilson MM: Durham Light Infantry, Machine Gun Corps, Royal Air Force

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As a boy, after Sunday lunch, I recall sitting on my grandfather's knee and he would start off with the line ‘have I told you about the time ...' and he'd then add, ‘.... we were gassed' or '.... we took a German prisoner' or '..... I was transferred to the Royal Flying Corps'. Perhaps this started my interest in history. In his 96th year Jack ret…


012: Winter 1984

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'The Machine Gun Corps' by Bill Fulton

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In the presentation Bill Fulton will be talking about Machine Gun Corps, although it only existed from 1915 to 1922, its nickname of ‘The Suicide Club’ was well-earned. Its 160,000 members served on all fronts and developed the use of machine-guns into a key weapon of the Great War. Bill a well known expert on the MGC who has contributed to such pr…