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'The Battle of Cambrai' a talk by Niall Cherry

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Battle of Cambrai - Niall Cherry Niall is a locally based amateur historian and regular visitor to branch meetings.  Plenty of the members will already have heard talks from Niall. The Battle of Cambrai, launched in November 1917, heralded the first time tanks were used in significant force.  This was a little over a year after they had made thei…


'The Life of a Tankie' with John Allen

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John Allen will give a presentation titled 'The Life of a Tankie'. Born in Lincolnshire, Cyril Sheldon Allen was amongst the first group of men to crew a new fighting machine now known as the Tank. When volunteering with his two brothers into the Army, he no doubt thought he was engaging in a war of short duration in continental Europe. Having be…



The Royal Army Medical Corps in the First World War with Niall Cherry

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Niall Cherry will give a presentation on the RAMC in the Great War.  IMAGES: Courtesy of Picture Post Cards of the First World War, the Royal Army Medical Corps.