Christmas and New Year Greetings to all our readers!

The SCS Committee wishes all visitors to our website the very best for the Christmas season and 2019. Although the centenary of the First World War is over – but don’t forget that troops were still in Salonika into 1919 –  we hope you will continue to find much of interest here and on Facebook. Of course, the Salonika Campaign Society ‘marches on’ and, if you are not already a member, why not join to ensure that those who served in Salonika continue are not forgotten? Finally, for Christmas 2018 there can only be one image to use (my thanks to Martin Wills for providing this lovely crisp version of a familiar postcard):

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A date for your diary : SCS Annual Meeting 2018

For a variety of reasons, the 2018 SCS annual meeting in central London will be on  Saturday 13th October. Once again this will take the form of a wreath-laying at the Cenotaph, followed by the meeting and talk at the Civil Service Club. Full details, including a booking form, will be in the April 2018 issue of The New Mosquito. There will also be announcements here and in The New Balkan News (email newsletter).

SCS Annual Meeting and Wreath Laying, 2017

Saturday 7th October saw the annual gathering of members in London. This commenced with the customary wreath laying at the Cenotaph to remember the men and women of the BSF who served and, in particular, those who died during the campaign or from the results of injury or disease. Continue reading “SCS Annual Meeting and Wreath Laying, 2017”

SCS Doiran Tour, April 2017 : just a few places left!

Continuing its programme of themed Centenary battlefield tours, the Salonika Campaign Society offers a chance to walk and study the ground fought over during the First Battle of Doiran (or Dojran) in 1917. There are just a few places remaining on this unique tour. Find out more in the colourful April 2017 Battlefield Tour Newsletter and in our earlier post.