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Training Kitchener’s New Army in Ireland – What can Archaeology reveal?
Wed 9 November 2016, 13:00 – 14:00 GMT
Heather Montgomery will describe her archaeological investigations into the training of Kitchener’s New Army in Ireland, 1914-1918. Bringing together historic evidence relating to British military training, the archaeological analysis of advances in 20th century warfare, and social and cultural elements of the period. She will draw on recent experience of an archaeological dig at Ballykinlar camp in Summer 2016. In association with Living Legacies - www.livinglegacies1914-18.ac.uk.