SCS Battlefields Tours in 2020

Next year there will be a single Society tour, running in September so as to coincide with the annual official commemorations. The reason for only running a single tour next year is due to the poor response to the spring
SCS tour run through Battle Honours last April. We hope to try running another tour with Battle Honours in 2021 but can only do so if it is supported by members.

In the meantime, outline details of the September 2020 tour will be available in the near future here on the Society website, the New Balkan News e-newsletter (subscribe below) and the ‘Salonika 1915-1918’ Facebook page.

In addition, The Cultural Experience plan to run a Salonika battlefield tour (26 April–1 May 2020).

The Cross of Sacrifice at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission section of the Salonika (Lembet Road) Military Cemetery. Photograph taken by Lynsey Ball, 4th March 2017.
The Cross of Sacrifice at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission section of the Salonika (Lembet Road) Military Cemetery. Photograph taken by Lynsey Ball, 4th March 2017.

Author: SCS Web Editor

Robin Braysher joined the SCS in 2003 and soon after became editor of the Society's journal - 'The New Mosquito' - a role he held until 2008. He then became the Society's web editor, a role he seems unable to shake off. His interest in the campaign comes from his grandfather, Fred, who served as a cyclist with the BSF from 1915 to 1917, mainly in the Struma valley. Opinions expressed in these posts are his and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Society.