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I cannot help but think this is an issue the UK government do not want to get involved in because the battle is persistently referred to and documented as one of Britain's worst military disasters and ...

Mon Jul 25, 2011 10:37 pm
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Hello to all. Due to a change in my circumstances, i have now moved to Kent. In actual fact, i am only aprox. 10 mins away from the R.E. museum in chatham. Therefore, my original offer in my first pos ...

Sun Oct 17, 2010 11:36 am
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many thanks for the link. I enjoyed reading it.

Rog

Sat Oct 16, 2010 4:29 pm
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Hi,

I've noticed in some posts the trouble some people are having getting information from the RE musuem at chatham. I come from Chatham but live in the midlands now but all my family still live ne ...

Mon Apr 19, 2010 7:31 pm
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The free paper The Metro has a small write up about it with a picture to accompany it. Try this link http://e-edition.metro.co.uk/2010/04/19/
If that does not work then goto the metro's web site and ...

Sun Oct 25, 2009 11:33 pm
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Peter,

The problem is how do you control those who have an absolute passion about something, tell them to leave for the good of the site, tell them to downgrade that passion so it doesn't affect oth ...

Wed Oct 21, 2009 9:22 pm
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I conqur with Coll. It was a good debate, sometimes heated, sometimes not but when some person decides to take it abit to personal and tempers start getting frayed, rather than the admin telling the i ...

Tue Oct 20, 2009 9:10 pm
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Does anybody know military protocol when it comes to taking command or what publications can be read because i think it would be interesting to find out what the rule book actualy says about officers ...

Sun Oct 18, 2009 8:02 pm
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Julian
I appreciate that you do not wish to enter this debate but I cannot let your post go without further comment.

I see your analogy, but Durnford did not just "pass through" did he? ...

Sun Oct 18, 2009 11:50 am
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Thankyou both for your replies.

Bill, i will certainly look for those books, many thanks.

Rog

Sat Oct 17, 2009 12:25 pm
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Roger

I feel that I should take issue with you concerning your remark that Pulleine had NO combat experience at all. He was a man who had served with the 24th for many years, and being both a capta ...

Sat Oct 17, 2009 11:59 am
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Dodgermuk,

Hi.

I have to say that I find your defence of Durnford, or rather your denunciation of Pulleine to be wholly misjudged. Durnford was the senior officer and should have taken charge ...

Sat Oct 17, 2009 10:06 am
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I think in the interests of a ongoing healthly debate while trying to avoid personal slanging matches, why don't all of us in the forum run our own COI not on the battle itself but on the disputed acti ...

Fri Oct 16, 2009 10:47 pm
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Peter,

Given what i have read through the forum, that is the impression it has given me about Durfords military experience compared to Pulleine's. My comment is not a personal opionated one, it is ...

Fri Oct 16, 2009 9:35 pm
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Mel,

From reading many of the posts in this forum, as i understand it, Col Pulleine was the man actually in charge of the camp. By tradition, Col Durnfords arrival should have seen him take charge ...
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