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001: Spring 1981

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082: April/May 2008

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'Messines Ridge' with Niall Cherry

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Niall Cherry will be giving a talk on Messines Ridge.    Niall Cherry is ex-RAMC. He has a deep interest in the First and Second World Wars.  He has published eight books on these conflicts including Most Unfavourable Ground on the Battle of Loos. He has visited the Western Front on many occasions.   IMAGE: Soldiers at a communion service ne…


Pte Jack Whiteley, 1/6th Northumberland Fusiliers

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At 8.45am on Tuesday, 9 April 1918, after a 4½ hour artillery bombardment, 14 German divisions attacked on a front of 12 miles, aiming at capturing Hazebrouck with its vital rail junction. This was the German 'Georgette' offensive and was the Germans' last ‘best chance' to win the war. The following day a further series of attacks were made by the…


Messines Ridge, a new perspective by Colin Ellender

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Colin is well known to our Branch and we look forward to him presenting a new perspective Messines Ridge often visited during Branch trips to the Ypres Salient