Vern looks at the Le Cateau battlefield as it is today, pointing out the best vantage points from which the modern visitor can best understand the events of 26th August 1914. He retells the story of the battle and looks at the lessons learnt.
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Vern is well qualified to present on this topic having served in the Royal Artillery for over 25 years. He is also a member of The Guild of Battlefield Guides.
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The Warwick Arms Hotel provides a bar for refreshments. There is a question and answer session after the talk, followed by a raffle.
Members and non-members of The Western Front Association are equally welcome. New visitors are assured a warm and friendly atmosphere.