Beachley and the First World War
Tuesday 19th September 7pm
The Drill Hall, Chepstow
Tickets £3 (redeemable)
An illustrated talk by Richard and Carol Clammer on the shipyard, railway and the transformation of a rural parish.
In the early months of 1917 German U-Boats were sinking Allied merchant ships at a much faster rate than they could be replaced and, deprived of supplies from overseas, Britain faced a real danger of being starved ...