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11th (Service) Battalion, Suffolk Regiment "The Cambs-Suffolks" a presentation by Taff Gillingham

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Taff Gillingham will be giving a talk on the 11th (Service) Battalion, Suffolk Regiment.    IMAGE: Men of the 2nd Battalion digging a communication trench from 8th Brigade HQ at Spoilbank to the 'Norfolk Lodge' redoubt. in the Ypres Salient. The trench became known as 'Norfolk Trench'. Image courtesy of the Department of Photographs at the Imperi…


006: Winter 1982:

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Cambridgeshire Kitcheners: A History of the 11th (Service) Battalion (Cambs) Suffolk Regiment.

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By Joanna Costin Pen and Sword (2016) £25.00 ISBN 9-781-47386-900-4 319pp 163 b/w photos Following the outbreak of war in the summer of 1914 and the subsequent call for volunteers, the men of Cambridgeshire were not slow in stepping forward in the service of their country. However, in a departure from standard practice, these enthusiastic new…


December Branch Meeting 19th December (Note Change of Date) - Dr John Greenacre - "I Consider an Example Should Be Made":

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Note Date Change for Christmas - 19th December 2019  Private Benjamin Hart was the only soldier from the Suffolk Regiment executed during the First World War. A close examination of his trial using the original documents helps to dispel some of the myths and assist our understanding of this emotive subject.  John Greenacre spent twenty-four years…