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The Five Warwick VCs by Ian Binnie.

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This talk will include biographical details of the five soldiers who were awarded the Victoria Cross whilst serving with the Royal Warwickshire Regiment during World War One. There will also be a focus on the actions in which their bravery was recognised, including background, key events and the consequences. ~ ~ ~ Ian Binnie is the recently appo…


ONLINE : 'Gallipoli Gallantry: Consistent Courage, Inconsistent Recognition' with Stephen Snelling

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The next Gallipoli Association Zoom talk is called 'Gallipoli gallantry: Consistent courage, inconsistent recognition' and wis with Stephen Snelling. In re-examining some of the most celebrated Victoria Cross actions of the 1915 Dardanelles campaign Stephen will look at the bureaucracy behind some of the awards as well as the erratic nature of som…


Third Regional Conference of The Gallipoli Association, Burnley

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The Gallipoli Association in conjunction with the East Lancashire Branch of The Western Front Association Speaker line up: Dr. Martin Purdy : 'Careful of a court martial ... the private diary and images of a junior officer at Gallipoli'  Mike Crane : 'The 1/5th East Lancashire Regiment and the four Bolton brothers'. Peter Hart : 'The Winter S…


ONLINE 'Lads of the Lothians- with the Territorial Royal Scots in Gallipoli' by Dave Clarke

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This Gallipoli Association ONLINE talk will focus on the experiences of the 5th Battalion (29th Division so in the initial landings) and the 4th and 7th (52nd Division replacements) before andduring the campaign through their own words and many obscure contemporaryaccounts. It will bring into question the pre-war notion that the erritorials were …


ONLINE ‘Each read each other's soul: British and ANZAC chaplains at Gallipoli’ with Dr. Linda Parker

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The talk will look at the role developed by the British and Anzac chaplains in the circumstances of the Gallipoli campaign. It will focus on difficulties and dangers, opportunities and achievements in their service to the men involved in the landings and battles. Dr Linda Parker is a former history teacher, author and independent scholar who write…


A Commemoration of Warwick and the Gallipoli campaign

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In August 1915 men of the 9th Battalion of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment and the 1st Warwickshire Yeomanry took part in this ill -fated campaign of World War One. They suffered heavy casualties. The Fusilier Museum and the , in conjunction with the Gallipoli Association, are holding a series of events. These will be held at the Court Room and bo…


ONLINE with the Gallipoli Association 'A Personal Reflection on Gallipoli' with Professor John Bourne

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History is, to some extent, a study in why institutions succeed and why they fail.  The Dardanelles/Gallipoli campaign was undoubtedly a failure. None of the wider strategic aims were achieved and hardly any of the smaller tactical ones. The human and political costs were high. Was the failure one of execution or of conception? Was the failure ine…


Gallipoli Association Annual Conference & Dinner 2023

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The Gallipoli Association 2023 Annual Conference will again be taking place at the prestigious RAF Club, 128 Piccadilly, London, W1J 7PY. Once again, there will be a cross-section of several keynote speakers and subjects. The conference will be followed by an optional post Conference Dinner. Speakers include:    From Gallipoli to Ukraine: Timele…