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”
20 Jun

JOHN CHESTER – “THE EXPLOITS OF THE SMS EMDEN”

Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, King Edward Sq, Sutton Coldfield, B73 6AB
20 Jun 2020 14:00

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…

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JIM WALTON – “ ROBERT CIRCAN, A GENERAL’S SON & CAPTAIN OF THE   18TH REGIMENT D’INFANTERIE”
18 Jul

JIM WALTON – “ ROBERT CIRCAN, A GENERAL’S SON & CAPTAIN OF THE 18TH REGIMENT D’INFANTERIE”

Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, King Edward Sq, Sutton Coldfield, B73 6AB
18 Jul 2020 14:00

– 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…

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ROY LARKIN – “ ECLECTIC MIX OF WW1 PHOTOGRAPHS – DICUSS”
15 Aug

ROY LARKIN – “ ECLECTIC MIX OF WW1 PHOTOGRAPHS – DICUSS”

Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, King Edward Sq, Sutton Coldfield, B73 6AB
15 Aug 2020 14:00

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.

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