‘For the Fallen’ : an exhibition at the King’s Own Museum, Lancaster

For the Fallen – Now That The War Is Over is a major exhibition at the King’s Own Royal Regiment Museum, Lancaster on the end of the war and its immediate aftermath.  The exhibition includes a Victoria Cross, never before on public display, and a manuscript copy of Laurence Binyon’s “For the Fallen”. It runs until 24 March 2019.

It is worth noting that two battalions of the King’s Own served with the BSF:

Do take a look at the King’s Own Museum’s excellent online shop where you will find a number of items for sale relating to the Salonika campaign.

Flyer for the "For the Fallen' exhibition at the King's Own Museum, on until 24 March 2019.

 

Author: Andy Hutt

Andy's interest in the campaign comes from his grandfather, Arthur, who served in Salonika as a sapper with the Royal Engineers from 1916-1918. Opinions expressed in these posts are personal and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Society.

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