Welcome to the Lancashire (East) branch of The Western Front Association.
We meet at 8.00pm at Burnley Masonic Hall, Nelson House, Nelson Square, Burnley BB11 1LA.
Upcoming Branch Events
Rob Thompson will be giving a presentation titled 'The Church on the Bog'. Rob calls himself an "accidental” military historian who prior to becoming an independent military historian taught at the War Studies Group (Birmingham University). Finding himself in a Twentieth Century Military History class as part of his undergraduate degree, he elec…Event Details
Sean Godfrey will be giving a presentation on Hooge. Local policeman and history fan, Sean Godfrey focuses on the 1915 action at Hooge. The presentation looks at the life and death of First World War soldier, Keith Rae and his friends. IMAGE: A general view of a New Zealand Brigade's headquarters at Hooge Crater on the Ypres Salient in World…Event Details