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Our March 2017 Newsletter


  Welcome to the March Newsletter.  Those of you able to come to our meetings will, I am sure, agree with me that we have already had a diverse and fascinating selection of talks so far this year.  Many thanks to Nigel and Norman for their hard work in arranging this for us.  The topical picture this month is of HMS Hardy an  Acasta-class destro…

'Uncovering the Dead' with Dr Peter E Hodgkinson


The clearance and burial of the remains of dead soldiers had practical, psychological, social and political connotations. In this paper, 'Clearing the Dead', Peter Hodgkinson considers all of these facto With a lifelong interest in the Great War, Peter toured the Western Front from the late 1960s. He was one of the first to graduate with distinct…