Welcome to the Kent (North West) branch of the Western Front Association.

We meet at the Royal British Legion Club, Queensway, Petts Wood, Orpington, Kent BR5 1DH on the last Thursday of each month (except June and December) at 19:30.

The Royal British Legion Club is next to Morrison's and Petts Wood railway station. 

 

Upcoming Branch Events

'Der Tag! German Spring Offensive 21st March 1918' by Clive Harris
31 May

'Der Tag! German Spring Offensive 21st March 1918' by Clive Harris

Royal British Legion Club, Queensway, Petts Wood, Orpington, Kent BR5 1DH
31 May 2018 19:30

The German Spring Offensive is often remembered for large swathes of ground being captures after years of stalemate on the Western Front but was that true? More importantly was it relevant to the progress of the war? This talk will weigh up both the British and German plans actions and outcomes on the first day of the fighting to discover the r…

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'Summer break - no meeting planned'

Royal British Legion Club, Queensway, Petts Wood, Orpington, Kent BR5 1DH
28 Jun 2018 19:30

No meeting today. The next branch event takes place on Thursday, 26th August 2018 at 19:30.

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"Third time lucky? The 46th Division at Bellenglise, 29th Sept 1918" by Prof. John Bourne BA PhD FRHistS
26 Jul

"Third time lucky? The 46th Division at Bellenglise, 29th Sept 1918" by Prof. John Bourne BA PhD FRHistS

Royal British Legion Club, Queensway, Petts Wood, Orpington, Kent BR5 1DH
26 Jul 2018 19:30

Above: George V inspecting the St Quentin canal after the attack,with the temporary assault bridges in the background. The talk tells the story of the assault by one British division during the "Hundred Days". The 46th was a pre-war territorial division. Mobilised on the outbreak of war in August 1914, they had seen much combat during the interven…

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