Welcome to the Birmingham branch.
We meet at Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, King Edward Sq, Sutton Coldfield, B73 6AB on the third Saturday of every month at 2.00pm.
We have our own website: The Western Front Association (Birmingham Branch) where you will find the programme of events, contacts, newsletter and branch business.
Upcoming Branch Events
JOHN CHESTER – “THE EXPLOITS OF THE SMS EMDEN” The exploits of the SMS Emden In 1914 when war broke out, the German Eastern Asiatic Squadron was based in the port of Tsing Tao in the German Province of Shantung, China. When war broke out the squadron was away from its base and, with entry of Japan into the war on the side of the Allies, Adm…Event Details
– JIM WALTON – “ ROBERT CIRCAN, A GENERAL’S SON & CAPTAIN OF THE 18TH REGIMENT D’INFANTERIE” A General`s son is the story of a child born into a military family who joined the army at 18 years of age in 1907 as a trooper in a Cavalry unit. At the outbreak of war he served with the 10th Hussars before being commiss…Event Details
ROY LARKIN – “ ECLECTIC MIX OF WW1 PHOTOGRAPHS – DICUSS” A diverse mix of some 150 WW1 related photographs and postcards from my own collection. Mostly, but not exclusively with a road transport theme and most with a story to tell. All provide ample opportunity for the audience to participate.Event Details