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The Road to Sheik Sa’ad


On the outbreak of war, the 1st Battalion of the Seaforth Highlanders were in India but were ordered to move to France, in the Dehra Dun Brigade, Meerut Division of the Indian Corps, under the command of Lieutenant General Sir James Willcocks. Above: Sir James Willcocks and his personal staff in the garden at his headquarters at Merville, France…

'From Greenwich lad to Four-War Warrior: Vice-Adm "Kipper" Robinson VC' by Clive Harris


Caption: Commemorative stone outside Robinson's Greenwich birthplace About the talk: Local Greenwich lad, Clive Wilson, talks about another Greenwich lad, Vice Admiral Eric Gascoigne Robinson VC (1882-1965), known to his friends as 'Kipper'. During his extraordinarily career, Kipper fought in four wars with distinction, sometimes serving alongside…