Memorial at Coombe Hill to Buckinghamshire soldiers killed in the Boer War

'Historians do Drink' Annual Conference

Saturday 23 November 2019

A series of presentations about aspects of the Boer War and First World War, including

Dr Spencer Jones - 'Sold by a Damn Gunner!' - The Battle of Colenso, 15 Dec 1899

Steve Roberts - Ghosts of the Somme

Mark Smith - The Royal Artillery in the Great War

Alan Wakefield - Mountains, Mules and Malaria – Soldiering with the British Salonika Force 1915-1918

Venue Details:
Palestra, 197 Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London SE1 8NJ
Opposite entrance to Southwark Tube station.

Please note there is no car parking within the building or in the surrounding area.

Security: Palaestra is a TFL building and as such has its own security team. The committee will manage access to the building in liaison with the security staff.

The cost is a non-refundable £28 to be paid in advance by bank transfer to the Historians Do Trips bank account: TSB Sort code 30–90-15 Account Number: 27130360
Use your surname as a Reference so we know who it is.

Or send a PayPal payment to

Or pay by cash or cheque. Send cheques to ‘Historians Do Trips’ to Peter Hart 2 Elmhurst Court, Elmhurst Avenue, East Finchley, London, N2 0LU.


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