Event hosted by Waltham Forest branch of Left Unity

Sam Sutcliffe, 20, shortly before being demobbed after World War One.

Sam Sutcliffe, 20, shortly before being demobbed after World War One.

First published in News East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter

The centenary of the outbreak of World War I will be marked during a public event next month in Walthamstow.

An evening of film, poetry and speakers, entitled The Truth Behind World War One, will be held on March 5.

Speakers include the son of WWI signaller Sam Sutcliffe who in March 1918 and at the age of 19 was fighting as part of the 2nd Batallion, Essex Regiment, in France when two German soldiers spared his life.

The free event, hosted by the Waltham Forest branch of Left Unity, will be held at the William Morris Community Centre in Greenleaf Road, Walthamstow, at 7.30pm.

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6:55pm Tue 18 Feb 14

Villagecranberry says...

A period in history where men had true grit, spirit and were the real heroes unlike many these days lauded as such for kicking a ball around for 300k a week, singing a few songs or going on a sponsored walk. Men have been feminised over the last 100 or so years in my view.
A period in history where men had true grit, spirit and were the real heroes unlike many these days lauded as such for kicking a ball around for 300k a week, singing a few songs or going on a sponsored walk. Men have been feminised over the last 100 or so years in my view. Villagecranberry
  • Score: -14

6:48pm Wed 19 Feb 14

Alan_1976 says...

Villagecranberry wrote:
A period in history where men had true grit, spirit and were the real heroes unlike many these days lauded as such for kicking a ball around for 300k a week, singing a few songs or going on a sponsored walk. Men have been feminised over the last 100 or so years in my view.
Sexism now too.
[quote][p][bold]Villagecranberry[/bold] wrote: A period in history where men had true grit, spirit and were the real heroes unlike many these days lauded as such for kicking a ball around for 300k a week, singing a few songs or going on a sponsored walk. Men have been feminised over the last 100 or so years in my view.[/p][/quote]Sexism now too. Alan_1976
  • Score: 9

7:50pm Wed 19 Feb 14

Villagecranberry says...

Alan_1976 wrote:
Villagecranberry wrote:
A period in history where men had true grit, spirit and were the real heroes unlike many these days lauded as such for kicking a ball around for 300k a week, singing a few songs or going on a sponsored walk. Men have been feminised over the last 100 or so years in my view.
Sexism now too.
You concurred with racist terms on the Pie and Mash Shop Closure item and now you challenge this?
[quote][p][bold]Alan_1976[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Villagecranberry[/bold] wrote: A period in history where men had true grit, spirit and were the real heroes unlike many these days lauded as such for kicking a ball around for 300k a week, singing a few songs or going on a sponsored walk. Men have been feminised over the last 100 or so years in my view.[/p][/quote]Sexism now too.[/p][/quote]You concurred with racist terms on the Pie and Mash Shop Closure item and now you challenge this? Villagecranberry
  • Score: -9

10:16am Thu 20 Feb 14

Alan_1976 says...

I have called you out for using racist terms whilst falsely accusing others of racism and I have called you out here for sexism. Grow up.
I have called you out for using racist terms whilst falsely accusing others of racism and I have called you out here for sexism. Grow up. Alan_1976
  • Score: 7

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