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26 October 1917 Pte George Towler died on this day

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Born at Horton in Ribblesdale, Yorkshire on 22 April 1891, George was a grocery clerk in Calgary, Alberta at the time of his enlistment. He enlisted into the Canadian Expeditionary Force at Calgary on 5 July 1916 having seen previous service in the Canadian Militia (103rd Regiment) since April of that year and, after initial training in Canada, spe…


'The 2nd Leinsters in the Battle for Vimy Ridge' with Denis Kirby

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The talk covers the key action by the 2nd Leinsters in the Canadians major victory at the Battle of Vimy Ridge in April 1917.  Denis returns for his second talk to the branch, this time as guest speaker for our annual joint meeting with the  Prince of Wales's Leinster Regiment Association. He is a retired Human Resources consultant, a member of th…


098: September 2013

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'The Forgotten Victors (and a sub-plot)' with Denis Kirby

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Denis Kirby will be giving a talk he has called 'The Forgotten Victors (and a sub-plot)'  The 2nd Leinsters in the Battle for Vimy Ridge.   Denis is a member of the Cork Branch of the Western Front Association and Vice-Chairman of the Prince of Wales's Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians) Association and Chairman of its Ireland Committee.


109: July 2017 Paschendaele Remembered

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