REFLECTIONS ON THE FIRST WORLD WAR: A WEST COUNTRY PERSPECTIVE

16 March, 2019 (All day)
Somerset Heritage Centre
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A Joint Symposium by the Somerset Archaeological Society and the South West Heritage Trust to mark the end of the commemoration of the First World War 

To be held in the Somerset Heritage Centre, Norton Fitzwarren, TAUNTON, TA2 6SF on Saturday 16 March 2019

Tickets £10 to include coffee, buffet lunch and tea

Speakers will include:

Graham Scott of Wessex Archaeology  diver on the wreck of SS Mendi which In February 1917 collided with the British merchant ship Darro with enormous loss of life

 John Page                        The long drawn out end of the war 1918--1922

Sam Astill                           Somerset after the First World War

Amal Khreisheh                Alfred Leete: The man behind the icon

Gwyneth Jackson              The Chard prosthetics

Janet Tall                              Responses to Commemoration in Devon and Somerset

PLEASE BOOK WITH office@sanhs.org or 01823 272429 before 9 March so we can ensure we have enough lunch, and cake!

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