“Being wounded was one of the most common experiences of the Great War; on the Western Front almost every other British soldier could expect to become a casualty with injuries ranging from light wounds to permanent life changing disability”.At the outbreak of war in 1914 medical staff had the experience of the 1899-1902 South African War to call on, but …..
This is the first of a number of talks and seminars forming a part of the Museum’s 2015 Bicentenary of Waterloo program of events. The Waterloo campaign began with Emperor Napoleon’s escape from Elba on 26th February 1815 and ended with the Allies marching triumphantly into Paris 131 days later on 7th July. A great deal, including one of Europe’s greatest battles, took place …..
“COMING TO TERMS WITH WAR: THE EXPERIENCE OF ARMY CHAPLAINS IN 1914-15”
A TALK BY
REVEREND DR PETER HOWSON
The Memorial Chair Our first mission was completed in 2015, this was the installation of a Memorial Chair which was installed in the former barracks […]
Make sure you ”Return to Memorial at Peninsula” when offered by PayPal for more readings Mr Hugh Willing say`s in the Ezine ” We should […]
Hugh Willing (Said in Sept 2013) “We encourage you all to support their initiative“ The above statement was said by Hugh Willing during our first […]
Every Green Jacket I know holds this city in high esteem, our second home. We were all so young, yet this city is the one we remember best…