'The Secret of Success BEF Transport & Operational Success 1918' with Rob Thompson

'The Secret of Success BEF Transport & Operational Success 1918' with Rob T…

17 Nov 2018 14:00
Birmingham

By 1918 two thirds of the troops were spending most of their time on labour duties, exacerbated by t…

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Member's Talks

Member's Talks

15 Dec 2018 14:00
Birmingham

Members’ Talks

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FINGS WOT I SAW  :John Chester

FINGS WOT I SAW :John Chester

19 Jan 2019 14:00
Birmingham

' ‘Fings Wot Caught My Eye’ looks at a miscellany of Great War photographs. Many you have probably n…

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Richard Lloyd : “ ESCAPERS ALL – 1914 TO 1918 “

Richard Lloyd : “ ESCAPERS ALL – 1914 TO 1918 “

16 Feb 2019 14:00
Birmingham

'Escapers All'. The stories of the Officers and Other Ranks who escaped from German captivity 1914/1…

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Gerry Barton : “ CONCIENTIOUS OBJESTORS, S.STAFFS & BLACK COUNTRY 1916 – 1918

Gerry Barton : “ CONCIENTIOUS OBJESTORS, S.STAFFS & BLACK COUNTRY 1916 – 19…

16 Mar 2019 14:00
Birmingham

The Military Service Act 1916 introduced conscription for the first time and provided an appeal proc…

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Marco Gasic : “ FOLLY & MALICE, HAPSBURG EMPIRE, THE BALKANS WW1 “

Marco Gasic : “ FOLLY & MALICE, HAPSBURG EMPIRE, THE BALKANS WW1 “

20 Apr 2019 14:00
Birmingham

Marko Gasic was born in 1957 at Ilkley in Yorkshire of Serbian descent (his Serbian Royalist father …

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: Geoff Spring :  “THE BEF ARTILLERY 1918 & GROUND BASED AIR DEFENCE “

: Geoff Spring : “THE BEF ARTILLERY 1918 & GROUND BASED AIR DEFENCE “

18 May 2019 14:00
Birmingham

BEF ARTILLERY 1918 & GROUND BASED AIR DEFENCE

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Ross Beadle : 2 THERE IS MORE TO CAMBRAI THAN TANKS “

Ross Beadle : 2 THERE IS MORE TO CAMBRAI THAN TANKS “

15 Jun 2019 16:30
Birmingham

The great incursion by the tanks into the German lines at Cambrai on 20th November 1917 was all but …

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Giles Penman : PANAMA & THE GREAT WAR, THE PANAMANIAN MEDAL OF SOLIDARITY

Giles Penman : PANAMA & THE GREAT WAR, THE PANAMANIAN MEDAL OF SOLIDARITY

20 Jul 2019 14:00
Birmingham

Giles Penman : PANAMA & THE GREAT WAR, THE PANAMANIAN MEDAL OF SOLIDARITY

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Dave Wright : “ THE GENESIS OF THE IMPERIAL WAR GRAVES COMMISSION “

Dave Wright : “ THE GENESIS OF THE IMPERIAL WAR GRAVES COMMISSION “

17 Aug 2019 14:00
Birmingham

Rudyard Kipling referred to the Imperial War Graves Cemeteries as the largest undertaking since the …

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Dr. Derek Clayton : “ 9TH BATTN K.O.Y.L.I. IN THE GREAT WAR “

Dr. Derek Clayton : “ 9TH BATTN K.O.Y.L.I. IN THE GREAT WAR “

21 Sep 2019 14:00
Birmingham

The 9th (Service) Battalion of the KOYLI was born out of the patriotic rush to answer Lord Kitchener…

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Alan Wakefield : “ CRISIS AT KUT – DEC 1915 – APRIL 1916 “

Alan Wakefield : “ CRISIS AT KUT – DEC 1915 – APRIL 1916 “

19 Oct 2019 14:00
Birmingham

Alan Wakefield : “ CRISIS AT KUT – DEC 1915 – APRIL 1916 “

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Allison Wheatley : KING EDWARD V1 GRAMMER SCHOOL & B.HAM IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR “

Allison Wheatley : KING EDWARD V1 GRAMMER SCHOOL & B.HAM IN THE FIRST WORLD…

16 Nov 2019 14:00
Birmingham

On the eve of war in August 1914, the scholastic calm at King Edward's School, Birmingham was about …

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Branch Members Programme (1)

Branch Members Programme (1)

21 Dec 2019 14:00
Birmingham

Member's Papers

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