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'Wully' Field Marshal Sir William Robertson Bart: GCB, KCVO, DSO (Part II)


  (Lecture delivered by John Terraine at the Western Front Association's Annual Seminar at Abergavenny in June 1992) In August 1914 William Robertson crossed to France to meet the long-expected foe, together with the rest of the British Expeditionary Force, on the staff of the Commander­ in-Chief, Field-Marshal Sir John French, and in the post o...

British Military Exercises leading up to the Great War with Simon Cains


Our speaker today, Simon Cains, will discuss military training exercises in the period leading up to August 1914. He will look at where the training took place, who was involved and any lessons learnt.