'Hunter-Bunter by Dave Barras'
05 Jun

'Hunter-Bunter by Dave Barras'


This talk looks at the rise of Lieutenant-General Sir Aylmer Gould Hunter-Weston KCB DSO. A figure who attracted controversy, particularly at Gallipoli and then as VIII Corps commander on 1 Jul 1916 - but why had he been promoted to this level? And are his critics right?


Dave is Branch Secretary at Northumberland WFA. He has been visiting battlefields and studying the First World War for over thirty years. He is in his final year of an MA course at the University of Wolverhampton.

Victoria Institute, 2-4 Brookhouse Road, Caton, Lancaster LA2 9QT
05 Jun 2023 19:30