2020 - Meeting Dates and Speaker Programme
Next Meeting - Monday, 27th January 2020
Speaker - John Doyle
Topic - A Mountsorrel Marine in the Great War
Making a welcome return to the Branch, John Doyle recounts the story of a Mountsorrel shoe worker whose Great War service in the Royal Marine Light Infantry saw him participate in some of the most arduous campaigns of that conflict.
Venue opens at 7:00 p.m. and the meeting commences at 7:30 p.m.
For venue directions please click HERE.
The 2020 Branch Speaker Programme
|27 January||John Doyle||A Mountsorrel Marine in the Great War|
|24 February||Jed Jaggard||Arming Tommy and Jack|
|30 March||Ross Beadle||There was more to it than tanks: Cambrai 20 Nov to 8 Dec 1917|
|27 April||Prof Stephen Badsey||The German Corpse Factory|
|25 May (BH)||Adam Lowe||The Curtis Brothers|
|29 June||John Stanyard||
Prudential and The Great War
|Britain's Railways and The Great War|
|31 August (BH)||TBC||TBC|
|28 September||Denis Kenyon||From Green Tiger to Green Howard|
Dr Paul Stamper
Legacies of the First World War - Building for Total War 1914-1918
|30 November||Dr Jim Beach||James Roy, Intelligence Officer|
|28 December (BH)||David Humberston||TBC|
(BH = Bank Holiday)
(TBC = To Be Confirmed)
Our meetings and speakers are sometimes subject to last minute changes for a variety of reasons, so please check back regularly for updates and/or changes.