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058: April 2000
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'Grandad’s War' by Prof. John Bourne
Both my grandfathers were born in 1880, both were coal miners and both had large families. My paternal grandfather (and namesake) John Bourne was, according to my father, a very decent man, but I have rarely shown any curiosity about him. My maternal grandfather, Jesse Sheldon, has always been the most intriguing absence in my life. I think my inte…
"Evacuations from Gallipoli" by Peter Hart
We welcome the return of Peter Hart to our venue at Hornchurch. This evening Peter will discuss the evacuations from Gallipoli. There were six battalions of the Essex Regiment on Gallipoli and one of them took part in both of the evacuations. We meet at the Poppy Lounge at the Royal British Legion at Hornchurch from 7:30 for an 8pm start. There i…