Welcome to the Heart of England branch of The Western Front Association.
We meet at the Warwick Arms Hotel, 17, High Street, Warwick CV34 4AT on every second Wednesday of each month.
Meetings start with branch business at 7.45 p.m. Speaker: 8.00 p.m. Finish is normally by 9.30 p.m.
A donation of £3 would be greatly appreciated. We also run a raffle to help cover additional expenses.
Free parking at Barrack Street Car Park, Warwick, CV34 4TH after 6.00 p.m.
Non-members of the WFA are most welcome.
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Upcoming Branch Events
The units of 21st Division disembarked on French soil between 9 and 12 September 1915. Two weeks later, with absolutely no prior battlefield experience, and very little in the way of acclimatisation to the realities of the Western Front, they were thrown into action at the Battle of Loos. It has been a topic of controversy for over 100 years now: …Event Details
PETER HODGKINSON ~ UNCOVERING THE DEAD Between the wars, a process bearing some similarity to modern battlefield archaeology was carried out to attempt to unearth the missing of the Great War and bury them in Imperial War Graves Commission cemeteries. How was this done ? Who did it ? What were their experiences ? How successful was the endeavou…Event Details
In Haig's Shadow: Major-General Hugo De Pree, his uncle Douglas Haig and the First World War. Hugo De Pree was the cousin of the better-known Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig. However, De Pree had a distinguished military career in his own right. Educated at Eton and RMA Woolwich, De Pree grew up alongside Haig, primed for a career as a Regular …Event Details