Tag Archives: World War II

Thomas Somerville: an inspiration to others

This month marks the 75th anniversary of ‘Operation Compass’ which took place in the North African desert, in western Egypt during World War 2.  It was here, on 11 December 1940, that a member of the veterinary profession was recognised … Continue reading

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Looking forwards, looking back – a Beaumont connection

In the grounds of Beaumont Estate, Windsor, now a hotel & conference centre where EBVM 2014 will be held on 23-24 October,  is an imposing war memorial designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott .  The memorial, unveiled in November 1921, … Continue reading

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