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AGM & 'HM Cordite Factory Gretna – Genealogy on the Home Front' by Nigel Compton


About the talk: This is a very different talk, based on the 'Miracle Workers' project run by and on behalf of The Devils Porridge Museum, Eastriggs. (Devil's porridge was the Great War nickname for cordite.) It is a study in Great War Genealogy on the Home Front. We first set the scene by examining this massive munitions factory complex in Gretna, …

The Women Police Service in the Great War with Natalie Austin and Nigel Crompton


Using data and details from many sources, Natalie and Nigel will tell the story of the Women Police Service, the involvement of the Ministry of Munitions, where they served, their duties, training and pay. Our talk includes quotes from the police women, numerous photographs, etc.  This is the first time this talk is presented to a WFA Branch.