I wish all our readers all the very best for 2019. Continue reading “Happy New Year!”
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):
For anyone who has purchased our Trench Map DVDs – prior to the most recent additions – we now have a separate DVD available containing new maps / sketches. Continue reading “DVD latest : new trench maps added”
On Thursday 8 November, SCS Chairman Alan Wakefield, Jonathan Saunders and Keith and Ruth Jackson attended the opening of the 2018 Field of Remembrance by HRH Prince Harry.
On Saturday 13th October about thirty members and friends met in central London to lay wreaths at the Cenotaph to those who served in Macedonia during (and after) the First World War.
You must have heard about the General Data Protection Regulation by now. This is being introduced across the EU on Friday 25 May 2018 and we cannot ignore it.
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).
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”
This is the resource that no one interested in the Salonika campaign can afford to be without! Continue reading “An invaluable resource for the Salonika enthusiast”
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.