Welcome to the Lincoln & North Lincolnshire branch of The Western Front Association.

The Lincoln & North Lincolnshire Branch was formed by Mick McDonald in 2009 and usually attracts more than 50 members and other attendees to each meeting. We meet at Sobraon Barracks in Lincoln every six weeks. 

WFA Members and non-members are equally welcome. We ask for a modest £4 donation on the door. Any new visitors will be assured of an welcoming and friendly atmosphere among a group of like-minded enthusiasts.

We have our own comprehensive website: The Lincolnshire & North Lincolnshire Branch WFA 

We are also active on social media. Our Facebook Page is Western Front Association : Lincoln and North Lincs Branch and you will also find us on Twitter @WFALincoln.

 

Upcoming Branch Events

'Ordnance, Equipping the British Army in the Great War 14/18' with Philip Hamlyn Williams
26 Mar

'Ordnance, Equipping the British Army in the Great War 14/18' with Philip Hamlyn Williams

Sobraon Barracks, Burton Road Lincoln LN1 3PY
26 Mar 2018 19:00

Philip Hamlyn Williams will give a presentation on ordinance and equipping the British Army in the First World War.  Men fit to fight in the trenches had been called to the colours do just that, so it was largely those left behind who supplied the army. In time government recognised the need for skills of engineering and logistics and such who had…

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The Treatment of Prisoners of war by the Germans on The Western Front with Richard Lloyd
23 Apr

The Treatment of Prisoners of war by the Germans on The Western Front with Richard Lloyd

Sobraon Barracks, Burton Road Lincoln LN1 3PY
23 Apr 2018 19:00

Branch AGM followed by Richard Lloyd and 'The Treatment of Prisoners of war by the Germans on The Western Front'. This talk is based on the interviews and other exchanges I had in the 1970's with over thirty former British Prisoners of War. It was inspired by a letter to The Times from a former RAMC officer and prisoner. He described the terr…

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Mountains, Mules and Malaria (Salonika) with Alan Wakefield
25 Jun

Mountains, Mules and Malaria (Salonika) with Alan Wakefield

Sobraon Barracks, Burton Road Lincoln LN1 3PY
25 Jun 2018 19:00

This talk sheds light on the experiences of British soldiers serving in Macedonia during the First World War. Much use will be made of personal accounts from letters, diaries and memoirs to illustrate points in the narrative. Main subjects include; the nature of warfare in Macedonia and the problems posed by extremes of climate and by disease, chie…

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