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'The Artists' Rifles' a talk by Michael Orr


Michael Orr will give a presentation on the Artists' Rifles. We meet at the Drill Hall, Leros TA Centre, Sturry Road, Canterbury, CT1 1HR at 7:00pm for 7:00pm meetings. 

'An Honourable War, HAC Battalions in The Great War' a talk by Michael Orr


Branch favourite Michael Orr makes a welcome return to present not one, but two talks about the 1st & 2nd Battalion HACs, how’s that for value for money! The Honourable Artillery Company is the oldest regiment in the British Army and dates its origins back to 1537. During WW1, two infantry battalions were mobilised for active service, the 1st…

General Judy - Michel Orr


General Judy - The career of Sir Hugh Jeudwine by Michael Orr. Hugh Jeudwine became a commander of a Infantry brigade in 1915 and later in 1916 was promoted to command the 55th West Lancashire Division where he introduced the unusual practice of asking his junior officer s for feedback.  The 55th Division also were involved in a significant action…