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Discipline in the BEF : An analysis of executions in British Divisions 1914-1918


     'Death by being shot'. Order confirmed by D. Haig 6 December 1916   Discipline in the BEF during the First World War It is well recorded that despite a dubious disciplinary record, Australian troops were amongst the most effective of those available to Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig. (1) This observation is at odds with th…

ONLINE: The Morale and Discipline of British and Anzac troops at Gallipoli


The presentation will be live and online. It will commence at 8.30am (that is not a typo) UK time. The reason for the early start time is to enable this to be broadcast at a reasonable time in Australia and New Zealand. In this talk, Professor Gary Sheffield explores the morale, discipline  and combat motivation of British, Australian and New Ze…

Our Christmas Lecture 'A new look at the morale of the British Army in the First World War' with Professor Gary Sheffields


The Branch is welcoming the Honorary President of the Western Front Association, Professor Gary Sheffield, BA MA PhD FRhistS who will discuss 'A new look at the morale of the British Army in the First World War'. Gary's presentation will be thought provoking, full of facts and a brilliant insight into the subject.    

Ep. 282 – Drill, training, and discipline in WW1 – Harry Sanderson


PhD candidate Harry Sanderson talks about his doctoral research into the role and impact of drill on the training of soldiers. Harry contends that close order drill given to soldiers during basic training had a positive impact on their discipline in the trenches. Your browser…