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Cumbria Branch Summer Meeting

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Starting at 10.30am.  Theme of the Meeting: 'A World at War' Speakers and Topics Stuart Eastwood: 'Salonika' Stuart Hadaway: 'From Gaza to Jerusalem, 1917' Dale Hjort: ' British Forces in Italy, 1917-1918'   To register for this meeting, which will include lunch, please contact the Branch Chairman Chris Payne. 


'Take Only Photographs, Leave Only Memories - A visit to the Salonika Front' a presentation given by Keith Jackson

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Keith Jackson will be giving a talk on his visit to the Salonika front.    The 2/19th Battalion, London Regiment, at rest during their march to the front line in Macedonia, December 1916. Image Courtesy of the IWM Q32638  Soldiers of a Scottish infantry battlion from 77th Brigade manning a trench in the 'Birdcage' Line outside Salonika, February…


'The Great Fire of Salonika' a talk given by Nigel Crompton

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Nigel Crompton will be giving a talk on 'the Great Fire of Salonika, 1917'. Image: The fire as seen from the quay in 1917. 


'Balkan Purgatory - the 60th (London) Division in Salonika, December 1916 - June 1917' by Charles Fair

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Charles Fair will give a talk on the the 60th (London) Division in Salonika, December 1916 - June 1917.   We usually meet on the 2nd Saturday of each month except August and December at 15:15 for 15:30 - 17:30.   Venue: St Philip and St James Parish Hall, Whitton, TW2 7BY


Mountains, Mules and Malaria (Salonika) with Alan Wakefield

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This talk sheds light on the experiences of British soldiers serving in Macedonia during the First World War. Much use will be made of personal accounts from letters, diaries and memoirs to illustrate points in the narrative. Main subjects include; the nature of warfare in Macedonia and the problems posed by extremes of climate and by disease, chie…


Malaria in the Great War

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A 1946 map by kind permission of the World Health Organisation)   Malaria in the Great War by Dr David Payne (This article first appeared in Stand To! No.77 September 2006 pp5 - 8)   Introduction Throughout history pestilence has been the cause of the majority of the casualties of war. In general, the Great War proved to be an exception, wi…