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'Remembering Bungo' a talk given by William Franklin


PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS TALK WILL BEGIN AT 19:00   Remembering Bungo by William Franklin An appreciation of the life and career of Field Marshal Lord Byng of Vimy An assessment of his role as corps and army commander and an appreciation of his character during the 100th year of his great victory at Vimy Ridge 9th - 12th April 1917 Any new visito…

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


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


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.