… The Emergency Deployment of London Stevedore’s to Port Le Harre, October 1914
Speaker: Chris Everett
Chris’ November talk, discusses the Admiralty’s urgent request for additional skilled labour to the British Expeditionary Force at French ports in the early months of World War One. As a result, a number of London portworkers were despatched overseas to help.
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