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'The Salford Pals' a talk given by Michael Stedman


Michael Stedman will be giving a talk about 'The Salford Pals.    All meetings take place on the 1st Floor Lecture Room, Lewes Town Hall. 

The Salford Pals by Michael Stedman


Michael explores the social origins of the four Salford Pals battalions of the Lanca-shire Fusiliers, many recruited from notorious slums. He describes the impact of the war in Salford and outlines some of the subsequent actions with their often tragic consequences. The rapid expansion of the British army after the out break of war in August 1914 …