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'Five Warwick VCs' with Ian Binnie

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Ian Binnie, local teacher and historian, explores the VCs awarded to Warwickshire men, during the First World War. Ian will be about the five Royal Warwickshire Regiment who won the V.C. during WW1. I will provide details of their early lives, their military service, the events that led to the award of the V.C. a d their subsequent career. A tal…


The Five Warwick VCs by Ian Binnie.

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This talk will include biographical details of the five soldiers who were awarded the Victoria Cross whilst serving with the Royal Warwickshire Regiment during World War One. There will also be a focus on the actions in which their bravery was recognised, including background, key events and the consequences. ~ ~ ~ Ian Binnie is the recently appo…


31 May 1918 : Geoffrey Philip Ellis

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Youngest son of Robert (a railway booking clerk) and Violet Eliza (née Beck) of Bury Street, Lower Edmonton. At the 1901 Census, Geoffrey was one and lived at home with his parents, two older siblings and two boarders (a railway clerk and railway porter) at 19 Hendon Road, Edmonton.   Geoffrey was educated at Latymer Secondary School.  By the…


‘The Royal Warwickshire Regiment and Passchendaele’ by Ian Binnie

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This event is in support of the Fusilier Museum, Warwick.   Ian has been a member of the Friends for many years and is a regular contributor to our talks programme. He will use a wide range of primary and secondary sources to describe how the different battalions fought in the mud and explain how the British Army almost broke through and had the …


A Commemoration of Warwick and the Gallipoli campaign

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In August 1915 men of the 9th Battalion of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment and the 1st Warwickshire Yeomanry took part in this ill -fated campaign of World War One. They suffered heavy casualties. The Fusilier Museum and the , in conjunction with the Gallipoli Association, are holding a series of events. These will be held at the Court Room and bo…


Gallipoli Association Fifth Regional Conference in partnership with the Heart of England WFA

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Conference Programme 9.15am Registration starts (Tea and Coffee on arrival)  10.00am Conference commences 12.30 Lunch (not provided)    4.00 pm Finish A display of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment in Gallipoli will feature some rare photographs, documents, medals and other artefacts. Speakers: Stephen Chambers: 'Jack Tar: Churchill’s Lit…


The History of The 1/6th Battalion, The Royal Warwickshire Regiment from August 1916 to March 1917.

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The following article is by Micah Parsons The Battalion Battle Patch was a pair of red cotton bars which were worn vertically on each arm, the companies were identified by a strip of worsted tape which would have been worn on the epaulette, each company had the following colours, H.Q. Company – a mixture of all company colours which went in the …