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 Chinese Labour Corps' with Wen Lan Peng (彭文兰)
29 Mar

'The Chinese Labour Corps' with Wen Lan Peng (彭文兰)

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

Wen Lan Peng (彭文兰) will give a presentation on the Chinese Labour Corps in the First World War.  IMAGE: Labour Corps men and a British soldier cannabalise a wrecked Mark IV tank for spare parts at the central stores of the Tank Corps, Teneur, spring 1918.

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'The First Battle of Britain (1917-18): Gotha Bombers Attack London’ by Geoff Spring
26 Apr

'The First Battle of Britain (1917-18): Gotha Bombers Attack London’ by Geoff Spring

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

German Gotha bomber campaign waged on South East England between June 1917 and May 1918. It also examines the British response, the creation of the London Air Defence (LADA) system, which defeated the threat. The talk also demonstrates how the experience gained during this 1917-18 campaign facilitated the creation of the command and control system …

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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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