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UK Surgery & Treatment tours

Tour Introduction

For those schools currently unable to travel across to France or Belgium, Anglia is delighted to offer a selection of fully-guided, First World War tours which focus on the treatment and care of the wounded British Sector of the Western Front 1914-1918.

With hands-on sessions, supported by a selection of period uniforms, weaponry and kit, these tours can cover a wide range of themes including:

  • trench construction and trench warfare
  • health and hygiene in the trenches
  • illness, injuries and treatment on the Western Front
  • battlefield wounds; medical treatment on the battlefield
  • the casualty evacuation process: from front line to Blighty
  • What happened to those who did not make it?
  • The role and ethos of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Available in both the Midlands and East Anglia, each tour includes visits to a range of locations which can include:

  • a reconstructed trench system
  • a former First World War training camp & dressing station
  • original First World War buildings
  • a local Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery or burial plot

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Tour Information


  • UK

Key Locations:

  • Great War Huts
  • Trench Farm
  • Ipswich Old Cemetery
  • Cannock Chase
  • Staffordshire Regiment Museum
  • National Memorial Arboretum

Transport Options:

  • Coach


  • 1 day

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Farlington School

Farlington School

Price Includes:

  • Fully guided
  • Dedicated admin support throughout
  • An executive coach for your exclusive use
  • 1 free teacher place for every 10 paying students
  • All entrance fees associated with your visit
  • An education resource booklet for all participants
  • Our covid-19 promise to you

Topics Supported

These tours support all programmes of study and specifications covering:

Trench warfare and trench construction.

Issues of health and hygiene in the trenches

The nature of battlefield wounds

Medical treatment on the battlefield

The Chain of Evacuation

How do you move casualties and where to?

The role of the RAMC

Infection, trauma and blood loss

Gas - its effects and treatment

View Sample Itinerary

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no-obligation quote please call +44 (0) 1376 574130.

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