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Iron Clad. The Service of 202081 Pte Frank Reece Beresford, H Bn Tank Corps by Charles Reece Beresford


[This article first appeared in Stand To! No.40 Spring 1994 (pp13-14) The entire archive of Stand To! (up to the last 12 months) is available online for Western Front Association members to browse and download].  Pte Frank Beresford Having been turned down by the Royal Navy on account of 'defective colour vision'. Frank Beresford volunteered fo…

'Anti-tank warfare' - Graham Cobb


For the last time at the Hornchurch venue for 2024, Branch Member Graham Cobb will present a talk about a specific form of defence that originated in the First World War.  We are all familiar with the introduction of the tank in 1916, but after the initial shock, the German forces developed measures to counter this new weapon. In this talk Graham,…