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The Mobilisation of Britain’s Military Nurses 1914
The day after Britain entered the First World War, a ward sister at Charing Cross Hospital, Maud Hopton, signed a War Office contract agreeing to serve with the military nursing service 'at home or abroad' for a period of one year. Three days after this Maude found herself at Aldershot with 43 other nurses preparing to embark for France as part of …
Using the Red Cross Records as a Resource For Researching British Prisoners of War/George Henry Archer - The Story Behind a Postcard
Unfortunately Roger Penny will not be able to give his talk on the Battle of the Marne from the French perspective as previously advertised. Instead John Beech will be giving a talk on Prisoners of the First World War - Using The International Committee of the Red Cross Records as a Resource Chris Preston will be giving a short talk on Georg…
Nobody of Any Importance. A Footsoldier's Memoir of WW1 - Sam Sutcliffe: A talk by Philip Sutcliffe
We welcome Phil Sutcliffe to our Hatfield Peverel venue on November the 8th, to present his father's wartime story. Phil edited and published his father's memoires and tells his story of underage enlistment, Gallipoli, The Somme, The German Offensive in 1918 and time as a POW. This is an amazing story and by giving that detail I have not given away…