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111: March 2018 Special Edition


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Dr Peter Hodgkinson will speak on 'Fear and Courage in the Trenches'


Our speaker, Peter Hodgkinson, is a Clinical Psychologist.  He has an MA (2006) in First World War Studies from Birmingham University, and a PhD (2013) in Infantry Battalion Commanders. Fear is natural in war, but the demand for courage is remorseless. What was the experience of the British soldier of fear, and were the social restrictio…

Yorkshire Trench and Dug-Out to Reopen to the Public


From the 6th September 2023, the unique historical and archaeological site at the 'Yorkshire Trench & Dugout' in Boesinge will reopen following restoration work. The site includes a shallow trench dating from 1915 and a restored trench with entrances to a deep dugout from 1917. The latter is the only British trench in the Ypres Salient still in…