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'Central Somerset aspects of recruitment and conscription' a talk given by Mary Clardige

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Glastonbury's Other Legacy (Stories of the town in WW1) author Mary Claridge will talk about recruitment in Central Somerset with an emphasis on some interesting findings at the local military tribunal.  Any new visitors will be assured of an welcoming and friendly atmosphere among a group of like minded enthusiasts. Members of the Western Front …


‘Your Country Needs You’ a talk given by Dr James Taylor

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Dr James Taylor will give a talk on recruitment.  James Taylor MA (Hons), FRSA (born 1963) is a published author, expert on maritime art, and former Curator of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. The iconic image by Alfred Leete of Lord Kitchener with outstretched hand and finger, exhorting you to 'do your bit', is a design classic and has b…


Friends are Good on the Day of Battle: The 51st (Highland) Division During the First World War

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Review by Bob Wyatt. Friends are Good on the Day of Battle, an important evaluation of the 51st (Highland) Division, is the is the latest of several books about the formation which began with in 1920s  with the substantial and quite reliable History of the Highland Division by Major Bewsher and culminated in Campbell’s Empire of Destruction in 201…