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'Monty’s Mentor: The story of James Sandilands' a talk given by Terry Dean


Before the Great War, James Sandilands had a varied and exciting series of military experiences: in the Mahdist War of the 1890s he was mentioned in despatches for bravery. In the Second Boer War he was severely wounded and was evacuated under fire by one of his NCOs who was awarded the VC. Promoted during the First World War from Captain to Brigad…

The 1914 experience of Lancashire regiments by Terry Dean


The talk covers the major events from declaration of war on 4 August to the end of the First Battle of Ypres in November 1914.  Included are reports on the experiences of Lancashire's infantry and cavalry regiments that helped shape the course of history.  The Lancashire units were spread through the five cavalry and infantry divisions which initi…