Welcome to the Lancashire and Cheshire branch of The Western Front Association. 

We meet here on the second Friday of each Month at 7.20pm. 

The Armoury (Stockport Army Reserve Centre)

Armoury Street
Off Greek Street
Stockport
Cheshire
SK3 8AB

 

2019 Meetings:

 

12 April

Territorial Gunners at War  by Terry Dean

10 May     

The end of the war  by Sir Hew Strachan, WFA Patron

14 June

TBC

12 July

TBC

 

For details and other information please visit the website of the Lancashire and Cheshire branch of the Western Front Association. 

Upcoming Branch Events

MESOPOTAMIA CAMPAIGN 1914-1918  by Paul Knight
14 Jun

MESOPOTAMIA CAMPAIGN 1914-1918 by Paul Knight

The Armoury (TA Centre), Armoury Street, Stockport, Cheshire SK3 8AB
14 Jun 2019 19:30

The Mesopotamia Campaign, fought in what is today Iraq, was the largest of the forgotten campaigns. Fought between November 1914 and October 1918 in constant contact with the enemy and in the worst of climates, the Mesopotamia Expeditionary Force (MEF) reached a maximum size of 440,000 men. Yet it is the least known of the Middle Eastern campaigns.…

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Operation REFLECT: What the modern British Army learned from the First World War by Major General Mungo Melvin
12 Jul

Operation REFLECT: What the modern British Army learned from the First World War by Major General Mungo Melvin

The Armoury (TA Centre), Armoury Street, Stockport, Cheshire SK3 8AB
12 Jul 2019 19:30

When one thinks of lessons from the Great War (1914-1918), most historians would point to the Kirke Report of 1932. Yet the recent centenary commemorations of the First World War provided an opportunity for the modern British Army not only to remember the conflict, but also to study it afresh in order to derive some pertinent lessons for today. Man…

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