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

'The Church on the Bog' with Rob Thompson
31 Oct

'The Church on the Bog' with Rob Thompson

Burnley Masonic Hall, Nelson House, Nelson Square, Burnley, BB11 1LA
31 Oct 2018 19:30

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…

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'Disaster at Hooge' by Sean Godfrey
28 Nov

'Disaster at Hooge' by Sean Godfrey

Burnley Masonic Hall, Nelson House, Nelson Square, Burnley, BB11 1LA
28 Nov 2018 19:30

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…

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'My Family in WW1' by Martyn James

Burnley Masonic Hall, Nelson House, Nelson Square, Burnley, BB11 1LA
19 Dec 2018 19:30

Martyn James will be giving a talk on his family in the First World War.

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