Great War Society Events - WW1 Reenactors

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Date: Saturday 9th May 2015

RFC Stow Maries - Essex

May 9th / 10th - the annual fly-in event at Stow Maries, attended as usual by the GWS' Royal Flying Corps section. We will be in residence in the airfield Ready Room building, as well as providing twice-daily presentations on RFC flying kit, in co-operation with the RAF Museum.

Date: Monday 8th June 2015

King Edward VI School

Members of our Royal Flying Corps section are parading at the unveiling of a memorial stone to Sub Lt. Rex Warneford VC RNAS, at his old school in Stratford-Upon-Avon. Warneford was the first British airman to bring down a Zeppelin during the Great War, which heroic deed earned him the Victoria Cross

Date: Thursday 11th June 2015

Presentation of Colours

Our infantry are parading before Her Majesty the Queen in Cardiff, on the occasion of her presentation of the new Colours to the Royal Welsh Regiment

Date: Saturday 13th June 2015

Chorley Terriers - Chorley

Saturday, 13th June – 12.00 noon (to be confirmed) unveiling of a plaque at the Army Reserve Centre commemorating the ‘Chorley Terriers’ (D Coy, 1st / 4th Bn. [TF] Loyal North Lancashire Regiment) at Battle of Festubert, 15th June 1915).

Date: Saturday 20th June 2015

Black Country Living Museum

June 20th / 21st - once again, we are at the superb BCLM in Dudley, West Midlands. Our tented camp will be set up in the park next to the Working Mens' Institute, with both the infantry and our General Hospital being present. The infantrymen will be undertaking some intensive training with the Vickers Medium Machine Gun ...

Date: Saturday 27th June 2015

Tank Museum - Bovington

June 27th / 28th – the GWS' annual participation at 'Tankfest'!! Our 1917 British tank crew will be working with the Museum's running replica Mk. IV Tank ('the Warhorse Tank'). Our German troops will also be on-site, and displaying with the German A7V tank ...

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