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