This Day In History

  • 1916 After 3 months rest and recuperation in South Africa, and re-inforced by drafts of fresh men from Britain, 2nd Loyals lands at Mombasa to resume operations against German East Africa
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Future Events

 Sat 9 Heritage Open Day. Museum open. 
Sat 16 Preston Military Show, Fulwood Barracks
17 – 24 FRIENDS OF THE MUSEUM – “ Bosch Rose 2017.” Battlefield tour to S’Hertogensbosch, Arnhem, Nijmegen, Overloon, and possibly the Reichswald Forest.
Sat 21 Saturday Morning Lecture – David Jones – Soldier, Painter and Poet – Cynthia Greenwood. At the Museum. Begins 11.00 am. Cost: £2 pp.  to cover light refreshments (tea, coffee, cakes)
Fri 27 FRIENDS OF THE MUSEUM – Study Evening. Malaya. Talks by John Downham and David Rogan on the role of our regiments in the anti-communist campaign of the 1950’s; the part played by former Regimental officer Field Marshal Sir Gerald Templar; and the Intelligence War.
Sat 11 Museum Memorabilia Day – On Remembrance Day, bring your military memorabilia to the Museum for identification and explanation. At the Museum. Begins 11.00 am.  Light refreshments (tea, coffee, cakes) by donation
Thur 7 FRIENDS OF THE MUSEUM – Annual General Meeting and Volunteers’ Lunch