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

Date Speaker Topic
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

27 July

Jamie Green

Britain's Railways and The Great War
31 August (BH) TBC TBC
28 September Denis Kenyon From Green Tiger to Green Howard

26 October

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)

Note:

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.

 


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