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104: September 2015 Special Edition

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121 : January 2021

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Stand To ! No. 121 Recently Published

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Contents  Communication Lines 2–6  A Bridge Too Many on the Oise by Michael Carragher 7–11  A Short Spell on Mudros and Helles by Barbara Meredith 12–18  Another Lonely Anzac 1394 Private H V Meston 9th Battalion AIF by Paul Cobb 19–21  The Camera Returns (102) by Bob Grundy and Steve Wall 22–23  A Fascination for Flora Along the Western …


The Landings at Sedd-el-Bahr, Gallipoli

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One of the most difficult military operations that can be undertaken is that of an opposed amphibious  landing on an enemy shore.  When asked to give an example of this kind of operation, many people will automatically think of the famous and successful 'D-Day' landings in Normandy in 1944. However, April 2021 marks the 106th anniversary of an earl…


A talk by Peter Hart 'The Evacuation of Helles 1916'

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We are looking forward to welcoming Peter Hart to the branch once again.  He has been a regular speaker for us over many years, and we have missed his visits over the past couple of years. Peter worked as the Oral Historian at the Imperial War Museum between 1981 and 2020.  In that time he interviewed innumerable veterans of both World Wars.  He h…


“The Evacuation of Helles” - Peter Hart

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The evacuation marked the end of the ill-starred and ill-fated Gallipoli campaign. To those of longstanding members Peter needs no introduction but to those of you who have not heard him before, either at earlier branch meetings, on TV or on any of his numerous pod casts I think I can say that you will find him entertaining informative and incredib…


"Evacuations from Gallipoli" by Peter Hart

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We welcome the return of Peter Hart to our venue at Hornchurch. This evening Peter will discuss the evacuations from Gallipoli. There were six battalions of the Essex Regiment on Gallipoli and one of them took part in both of the evacuations.  We meet at the Poppy Lounge at the Royal British Legion at Hornchurch from 7:30 for an 8pm start. There i…