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The OBLI on the Somme


  IMPORTANT UPDATE - following the snow in March casuing the meeting to be cancelled, Stephen Barker will now visit the branch on Sunday, 13th May to talk on the 'OBLI on the Somme'. Phil Tomaselli's talk on MI5 officers will move to our 2018/19 programme. Stephen previously visited the branch to talk about a battalion of the East Lancs but this …

Nobody of Importance - an OBLI Soldier's War


This month Phil Sutcliffe visits to tell us about his father's war. Part 1 will cover the earlier stages of the war including gallipoli and then Part 2 takes us through to the end of the war. Phil's father was captured in the German Spring Offensive and this complement;s last month's talk on the RFC during this period.   All members and guests ar…