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.

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Upcoming Branch Events

Fourth Army in the Battle of the Selle 17-31 October 1918 by Dr. Peter Hodgkinson

Warwick Arms Hotel, High Street, Warwick, CV34 4AT
12 Sep 2018 19:45

The Battle of the Selle is one of the forgotten battles of the Hundred Days campaign. It should, however, be regarded as one of the greatest military victories in the nation's history. A study of Fourth Army reveals how the balance of the contributions of all-arms would vary from battle to battle. The weather at the Selle denied the BEF intelligenc…

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The BEF of 1918 by Charles Messenger

Warwick Arms Hotel, High Street, Warwick, CV34 4AT
10 Oct 2018 19:45

In this talk, Charles Messenger examines the character and nature of the BEF of 1918 that faced crises during the first part of the year before achieving spectacular success during the final Hundred Days of the war. Charles Messenger is a military historian, who served for 19 years as a Regular officer and for 13 years as a Territorial in the Royal…

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The First World War & Commonwealth War Graves Commission by Alan Reed

Warwick Arms Hotel, High Street, Warwick, CV34 4AT
14 Nov 2018 19:45

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission was founded by Fabian Ware and constituted through Royal Charter in 1917 originally called the Imperial War Graves Commission. The change to the present name took place in 1960. In this talk Alan Reed, battlefield guide and author, will explain the background and the work of the CWGC both during the war and al…

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