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

Standing up to the War Office: Women who refused to 'Go home and sit still' by Dr. Viv Newman
12 Jun

Standing up to the War Office: Women who refused to 'Go home and sit still' by Dr. Viv Newman

Warwick Arms Hotel, High Street, Warwick, CV34 4AT
12 Jun 2019 19:45

In August 1914 a mere 640 women had a clearly defined wartime role. When the eminent surgeon, Dr Elsie Inglis, offered her professional services to the British Army a senior representative of the RAMC riposted, "Dear Lady, go home and sit still". Derived from her book We Also Served: The Forgotten Women of the First World, this talk by Dr Viv Newma…

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