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Niall Cherry will be giving a talk on the Battle of Cambrai.
Battle of Cambrai - Niall Cherry Niall is a locally based amateur historian and regular visitor to branch meetings. Plenty of the members will already have heard talks from Niall. The Battle of Cambrai, launched in November 1917, heralded the first time tanks were used in significant force. This was a little over a year after they had made thei…
John Allen will give a presentation titled 'The Life of a Tankie'. Born in Lincolnshire, Cyril Sheldon Allen was amongst the first group of men to crew a new fighting machine now known as the Tank. When volunteering with his two brothers into the Army, he no doubt thought he was engaging in a war of short duration in continental Europe. Having be…
Niall Cherry will give a presentation on the RAMC in the First World War.
Niall Cherry will give a presentation on the RAMC in the Great War. IMAGES: Courtesy of Picture Post Cards of the First World War, the Royal Army Medical Corps.
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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…
The RAMC - an outline with Niall Cherry. IMAGE: Photograph collection of Lieutenant Colonel G.J.S. Archer, RAMC. 7-8, two albums of photographs of No. 5 Stationary Hospital at Rouen and No. 40 Field Ambulance, during the First World War, 1914. No. 5 Stationary Hospital at Rouen, general view of the camp.
Niall Cherry will be giving a talk on the Battle of Fromelles. Image: a German strongpoint in the Fromelles salient, July 1916.