Please see "Venue" for details of the times and where we meet.
We are happy to have visitors at any of our meetings.
Aug 10. Prof John Derry ‘The German High Seas Fleet. A case of futility’.
Sept 10 Dr Michael Orr 'Hugh Jeudwine and the 55th Division'.
Oct 12 Rob Thompson 'Advance to victory: the last 100 days'
Nov 9 Malcome Sime '66 Division (2nd East Lancs)-Defence in Depth March 1918'
Dec 14 Prof John Bourne- The First 100,000.
On the outbreak of war, Kitchener, the new Minister for war, envisaged a long struggle. With reservations as to the effectiveness of the Territorial Force he set about recruiting the 100,000 men who would form K1. Professor John Bourne reviews the birth of the first volunteer army.