Welcome to the Lancashire (North) branch of The Western Front Association.

Meetings usually first Monday in the Month. 

Meetings 7.00pm for 7.30pm

Entrance donations of £3.00 are invited; there is a raffle and coffee & biscuits to finish the meeting off.

Follow us on our website: The Western Front Association North Lancashire Branch.

 

Upcoming Branch Events

'AGM and the Batlle of Cambrai by Niall Cherry'
03 Dec

'AGM and the Batlle of Cambrai by Niall Cherry'

The King's Own Regimental Museum, The Lancaster City Museum, Market Square, Lancaster LA1 1HT
03 Dec 2018 19:30

Following the AGM which is brief affair we will have a talk by Niall  Battle of Cambrai - Niall Cherry Niall is a locally based amateur historian and regular visitor to branch meetings.  Plenty of the members will already have heard talks from Niall. The Battle of Cambrai, launched in November 1917, heralded the first time tanks were used in sig…

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'The French Army on the Somme 1916' with David O'Mara
07 Jan

'The French Army on the Somme 1916' with David O'Mara

The King's Own Regimental Museum, The Lancaster City Museum, Market Square, Lancaster LA1 1HT
07 Jan 2019 19:30

The French Army on the Somme 1916 by Dave O'Mara The talk covers the lesser known 'French Battle of the Somme' July-December 1916 serving as an introduction to the French participation, almost 50/50 by the end of the battle, in what is usually thought of as a 'British' battle.  The talk begins with brief accounts of 1914 and 1915 (and 1871!) befor…

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'The Whippet Tanks at the Battle of Amiens by Rob Langham'
04 Feb

'The Whippet Tanks at the Battle of Amiens by Rob Langham'

The King's Own Regimental Museum, The Lancaster City Museum, Market Square, Lancaster LA1 1HT
04 Feb 2019 19:30

The Whippet Tank at the Battle of Amiens by Rob Langham The Battle of Amiens is described as a great example of 'all arms' warfare however little has been published about the role of the whippet tank in this battle.  Rob Langham addresses this subject in his new talk. The image is IWM Q70967, used with the kind permission of the IWM.

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