Tommy’s kit at the Battle of the Somme 1916


22 June 2016
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Learn about your soldier ancestor’s kit in 1916, with expert Andrew Robertshaw

Find out about the Tommy’s kit at the Battle of the Somme 1916 with expert Andrew Robertshaw – one of the UK’s most innovative military historians. Military historian for 'Time Team Experimental Archaeology' and 'Who Do You Think You Are?', Andrew was also the lead historical consultant on Steven Spielberg’s War Horse.

Through an immersive range of events from Andrew helps people learn more about what it was like to serve in WW1 and WW2. Visit his site to learn about the lectures, artefact handling sessions, tours and the Military Ancestry Road Show – specifically to help people discover  more about their soldier ancestor.

See the July issue of Family Tree, on sale now, for an excellent illustrated feature by Andrew Robertshaw on Tommy kit, plus a comprehensive guide to tracing your soldier ancestor in the First World War.

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