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'The Battle of Loos' a talk given by Colin Ellender


The Battle of Loos 23rd Sept - 13th Oct 1915 by Colin Ellender The British did not want to want to fight in this area nor did they want to fight a major battle until 1916. However they were pressed into fighting in 1915 by the French and the Russians.  This was the largest Battle fought to date and the first in which the British used gas. The 50,…

'The 8th Lincolns at Loos' a talk by Nigel Attee


Nigel Attee will be giving a talk on the 8th Lincolns at Loos. We meet at Fulney Church Hall in Spalding on the Fourth Thursday of each month. All meetings start at 7.30pm.  IMAGE: Major John Storer (on horseback) observes the 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, marching through Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire. 

‘Blood, Rust and Chalk - Uncovering the Loos Salient’ a talk given by Andy Prada.


Join Andy Prada of the Durand Group and other members of the Kent (East) branch of the Western Front Association for a presentation on the Loos Salient. Andy Prada is the Project Manager for the Loos Salient initiative for the Durand Group. 'Engineering the Loos Salient 1915-2018' is an inter-disciplinary study of the look battlefield. The group h…