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'Malta in the Great War' with Bill Fulton


Malta is usually associated with the Second World War (as 'The George Cross Island') but there are many strands to her role in the Great War, ranging from the Gallipoli and Salonika campaigns through naval, aeronautical and civilian aspects to present day memorials. Bill's fully illustrated talk will shed light on some fascinating stories from that…

Nobody of any importance: a Foot Soldier’s Memoir of World War I


Reviewed by Michael Lucas. Nobody of any Importance is a lengthy and detailed account, written from memory, in the 1970s, from early childhood to age 21, with 50 pages of editorial notes. Sam Sutcliffe enlisted at 16 in September 1914, trained as a signaller, went to Gallipoli and fought at Suvla, with 2/1st Londons (Royal Fusiliers -29th Division…