Welcome to the Heart of England branch of The Western Front Association.

We meet on every second Wednesday of each month at 7.30 pm for a 7.45pm start.

 

2019 Meetings:

9 January 

In Search of the Chums - Researching The Old Contemptibles’ Association  by Andrew Thornton

13 February   

Nothing Spectacular – The Story of a Typical RFC Pilot  by John Dimmock

13 March

Armistice 1918 and After – Local perspectives by Stephen Barker

10 April

Blood on the Sand - the Action at Qatia, April 1916  by Stuart Hadaway



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Upcoming Branch Events

Nothing Spectacular – The Story of a Typical RFC Pilot by John Dimmock

Warwick Arms Hotel, High Street, Warwick, CV34 4AT
13 Feb 2019 19:45

This is the story of a typical Royal Flying Corps pilot, Captain N.H. “Normie” Dimmock. The talk covers his career from 1915 to 1919, flying Nieuport 12s and Sopwith Pups with 46 Squadron in France, and Bristol Fighters with 141 Squadron on Home Defence. It is presented by his son John, using his father’s own words taken from letters and reminiscen…

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Armistice 1918 and After – Local perspectives by Stephen Barker

Warwick Arms Hotel, High Street, Warwick, CV34 4AT
13 Mar 2019 19:45

This fully illustrated talk looks at the impact of the First World War Armistice and the legacy of the war in local communities. It looks at how the Armistice was celebrated, what happened when soldier returned home and how families managed in the immediate aftermath. Emphasis is placed on individual soldiers’ and families’ stories, oral testimony …

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