06 Jul

ASK Heritage Lecture – Now it’s Serious – The East Surrey Regiment in 1917

  • July 06, 2017

Speaker – Nicholas Howgill

A look at the activities of the East Surrey Regiment in 1917, examining the composition of the battalions especially on the Western Front to see how they changed with the advent of conscription and how they were developing the techniques and organisation required to win the war.

Admission – FREE

Refreshments and bar open from 7pm.

30 Apr

Friends of Surrey Infantry Museum Somme Football March

  • April 30, 2016

_G6A3226  Memorail Chapel wide angle

The Friends of Surrey Infantry Museum will be commemorating the famous ‘football advance’ of the East Surrey Regiment on the first day of the Somme in 1916, with a two day March from Guildford Cathedral to the East Surrey memorial gates at All Saints Church in Kingston.  The march is due to arrive at the memorial gates from 11am on Saturday 30th April, where they will be greeted by the Mayor and Mayoress of Kingston, followed by a short act of prayer in the East Surrey Regiment Memorial Chapel inside All Saints Church.

Come along and show your support at this special commemoration event!

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