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'Monty Moore VC - From Tower Hamlets to Tanganyika' by Marc Thompson


Marc Thompson will be giving a talk about Monty Moore VC.  Monty Moore was 20 years old, and a Second Lieutenant in the 15th Bn., The Hampshire Regiment when the following happened. For this he was awarded the VC. On 20 September 1917 near Tower Hamlets, east of Ypres, Belgium, Second Lieutenant Moore volunteered to make a fresh attack on a final…

Malaria in the Great War


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…