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'The Allied Occupation of Constantinople' with Nigel Crompton


With the occupation of Constantinople, Allied Forces were faced with numerous issues not normally associated with an occupation force plus problems associated with the Greek incursion into Turkey. All these points are discussed  

His Majesty's Factory Gretna


In this talk Nigel Crompton will look at the huge cordite factory built in 1915-1916 on the border of England and Scotland at Gretna. H.M. Factory, Gretna was the United Kingdom's largest  cordite factory in  the Great War. It was built by the Government in response to the Shell Crisis of 1915 and covered 9000 acres. Without the factory, it was cl…

Rather A Big Bang - Nigel Crompton


Nigel will be making his first visit to the branch and his talk will look at munitions factory explosions and Health & Safety (or lack of it!) Talk includes Chilwell, Silvertown, Faversham, plus many others, and discusses medical issues, fire fighting and policing amongst many other themes. PLEASE NOTE: This meeting is the third Friday in the …