British Jews in the Royal Flying Corps, WWI
Tuesday, 24 November 2020 | 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
JHSE Sussex Branch invite you to join them on 24th November at 7.45pm when Dr Ronnie Fraser will talk about the Jewish contribution to the Royal Flying Corps in World War 1. Ronnie Fraser is a retired University Lecturer and researcher for the website ‘British Jews in the First World War-We Were There Too’.
The Zoom meeting will be open from 7.30pm. Preregister here to attend: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0qcOmrpz4pHtWM3CzEZ-gElAdOtqkOuC-d
Armistice Day is a time to remember and an appropriate moment to hear about British Jewry’s involvement with the Royal Flying Corps in the First World War which was both glorious and inglorious, full of bravery and the mundane. Of the 50,000 Jews who served in the British armed forces approximately 2000 Jews served with the RFC and RNAS. The Jewish experience of the war was no different to that of other sections of British society as all sectors of Anglo-Jewry lost many of their young men. His talk will include references to RFC members with Brighton connections.