From Gaza to Jerusalem

From Gaza to Jerusalem

26 Sep 2022 20:00
Southend on Sea

At the start of 1917, the Egyptian Expeditionary Force (EEF) crossed t…

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'Foot Soldier Sam's Great War - In His Own Words' by Phil Sutcliffe

'Foot Soldier Sam's Great War - In His Own Words' by Phil Sutcliffe

29 Sep 2022 19:30
Kent (North West)

Caption: British prisoners after the Spring Offensive (Courtesy: IWM) …

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Hardit Singh Malik, The Flying Sikh of the First World War

Hardit Singh Malik, The Flying Sikh of the First World War

29 Sep 2022 20:00
Thames Valley

From his arrival in the UK alone in 1908 as a fourteen-year-ol…

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'Band of Brothers - the story of the XIII Platoon, 2nd Manchester Pals' with Mark Bailey

'Band of Brothers - the story of the XIII Platoon, 2nd Manchester Pals' wit…

30 Sep 2022 19:30
Devon and Cornwall

The New Army, often referred to as Kitchener's Army, originated on the…

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'Nurses, Spies and the Home Front' in the First World War with Philip Stevens

'Nurses, Spies and the Home Front' in the First World War with Philip Steve…

30 Sep 2022 19:30
Sussex

Philip Stevens will be speaking about nurses, spies and the Home Front…

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His Majesty's Factory Gretna

His Majesty's Factory Gretna

01 Oct 2022 14:00
Scotland (North)

In this talk Nigel Crompton will look at the huge cordite factory buil…

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‘The Learning Process in Practice: Some Case Studies of Tactics and Training, 1916-1918' Peter Simkins

‘The Learning Process in Practice: Some Case Studies of Tactics and Trainin…

02 Oct 2022 14:00
Wiltshire

Our October branch meeting takes place on Sunday, 2nd October. We are …

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'The History of the CWGC by Tony Vart'

'The History of the CWGC by Tony Vart'

03 Oct 2022 19:30
Lancashire (North)

The History of the CWGC by Tony Vart   Tonight we essentially get 2 …

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"Clearing the dead 1919-1939" by Peter Hodgkinson

"Clearing the dead 1919-1939" by Peter Hodgkinson

05 Oct 2022 19:30
Cambridgeshire

There is currently considerable interest in battlefield archaeology…

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‘Battle of Aubers Ridge, May 1915’ with Phil Davies

‘Battle of Aubers Ridge, May 1915’ with Phil Davies

07 Oct 2022 19:30
Wales (South)

Phil Davies will be giving a talk on the Battle of Aubers Ridge, May …

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"Reggie Bone". The man who got me interested in WW1.

"Reggie Bone". The man who got me interested in WW1.

08 Oct 2022 14:00
Wolverhampton

Phil Tomaselli returns to the branch to talk about Reggie Bone, the ma…

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All Arms Warfare - a West Yorkshire Brigade at Cambrai by Fraser Skirrow

All Arms Warfare - a West Yorkshire Brigade at Cambrai by Fraser Skirrow

08 Oct 2022 14:30
Yorkshire

On 20th November 1917 the West Yorkshire Battalions of 185th Brigade a…

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V Beach 25th April 1915" by Peter Hart

V Beach 25th April 1915" by Peter Hart

10 Oct 2022 18:45
Staffs (North) & Cheshire (South)

The British landing on 25 April 1915 at V Beach, Helles was a disaster…

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The 'Spanish' Flu Pandemic 1917-1919 - Dr Jane Orr

The 'Spanish' Flu Pandemic 1917-1919 - Dr Jane Orr

11 Oct 2022 19:30
Cheltenham & Gloucester

An explanation of the epidemiology of the pandemic and a discussion…

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Dr William Butler talks about ‘Researching the British armed forces in the 19th and 20th centuries; Records at The National Archives’.

Dr William Butler talks about ‘Researching the British armed forces in the …

12 Oct 2022 19:00
Antrim and Down

This talk will explore the range of material available to researchers …

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