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002: Autumn 1981 (September)


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'St Eloi-Village of the craters" by Chris John.


This illustrated talk by Chris John will look at the village of St Eloi on the Ypres Salient and the tunnelling and mining which occurred here in 1915/16. It examines the events of the often overlooked Battle of St Eloi craters in April 1916 and the 2nd Canadian Division's disastrous introduction to the Western Front. The talk also briefly looks at…