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


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


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…