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

'Impressive in its Futility: The Case of the German High Seas Fleet' by Professor John Derry
30 Aug

'Impressive in its Futility: The Case of the German High Seas Fleet' by Professor John Derry

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

Professor John Derry will be giving a talk on the German High Seas Fleet. One of the reasons for growing Anglo-German antagonism before 1914 was the German decision to build a modern battlefleet, triggering a naval arms race. Though the German High Seas Fleet was an excellent navy – well-trained officers and men, superbly designed capital ships an…

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'The British Army in Italy Oct-Nov 1918' by Rob Thompson
27 Sep

'The British Army in Italy Oct-Nov 1918' by Rob Thompson

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

Courtesy: Imperial War MuseumCaption: British and Italian convoys passing abandonedAustro-Hungarian matériel at Val d'Assa on 2nd November 1918.  This talk examines the little-known final battles of the Italian Front - from the aftermath of the Second Battle of Piave to the Battle of Vittorio Veneto - in the closing months of 1918 and explores the…

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'New Zealand Division in 1918' by Chris Pugsley
25 Oct

'New Zealand Division in 1918' by Chris Pugsley

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

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