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

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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…


'Territorial Gunners at War' by Terry Dean

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Terry is well known to all as the editor of Despatch and an active member of the branch.  This new talk is being given for the first time and concerns the Territorial Gunners at war.


'The 1914 experience of Lancashire regiments' by Terry Dean

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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 initial…


'Lt-Col Sir Gilbert Mackereth: Returned to the Regiment' with Terry Dean

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Terry Dean will give a presentation on Lt-Col Sir Gilbert Mackereth.  IMAGE: The Lancashire Fusiliers website showing Mike Glover and Terry Dean.


'Territorial Gunners at War' by Terry Dean

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29 August Terry Dean will be giving a talk on Territorial Gunners at War. Terry is well known to all as the editor of Despatch for Lancashire (North) branch of the Western Front Association and is an active member of the branch.  This is a new talk.   



Territorial Gunners at War by Terry Dean

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The story of the part-time Territorials of the 1st West Lancashire Brigade Royal Field Artillery in WW1 based on Captain Wadsworth’s book which records their exploits.   The Brigade exchanged their 12 out-dated 15-pound field guns for 18 pounders in September 1915 and crossed to France. They gained experience on quiet sectors of the front then fou…