Surrey and the First World War

Saturday, 25 October, 2008 - 11:00 to 18:30

10.00 a.m.           Coffee. Exhibits ready for viewing

10.25 a.m.           Morning Session. Chair Alan Crocker (Chair SLHC)

10.30 a.m.           Jane Furlong (United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials, Imperial War Museum): How we Remember - Commemoration in the UK and the work of the United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials

11.30 a.m.           Carol Brown (Guildford Museum): Women in Wartime

12.10 p.m.           Break for Lunch (Hot lunches available at a reasonable price)

13.55 p.m.           Afternoon Session. Chair Janet Balchin (SLCH)

14.00 p.m.           Mike Goodall (Brooklands Museum): Aircraft Production in Surrey in World War I

14.35 p.m.           Duncan Sutton (Royal Marines Historical Society): Frith Hill Prisoner of War Camp

15.10 p.m.           Break for Tea

15.50 p.m.           Brian Love (The Royal British Legion Poppy Factory): The Vision of Major George Howson and the Memorial of the Flanders Poppy

16.25                   Keith Grieves (Kingston University): Like Regiments Fallen in Battle : The Mobilisation of Woodlands in Surrey in the First World War.

17.00                   General Discussion

17.30                   Close

Tickets are available in advance from Surrey Archaeological Society, Castle Arch, Guildford GU1 3SX at £10.00 per person (reduced to £9.00 for block bookings of 5 or more). Cheques should be made payable to 'Surrey Archaeological Society' and please enclose an SAE. Tickets will also be available at the door at £11.00 per person.


Postal Address: 
Chertsey Hall
Heriot Road
KT16 9DR