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

Haig – Foch – Pershing, The Battle of St Mihiel 1918 with Michael O’Brien
30 Jul

Haig – Foch – Pershing, The Battle of St Mihiel 1918 with Michael O’Brien

Sobraon Barracks, Burton Road Lincoln LN1 3PY
30 Jul 2018 19:00

St Mihiel is noteworthy because it was the first set piece battle planned by Americans and carried out under American command. This talk by Michael O'Brien will cover the personalities involved; the battle itself and the German analysis of the situation.   It remains a controversial event and the issues which arose will be discussed.

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The Friends’ Ambulance Unit’s Motor Ambulance Convoys 1914-1918 with Paul Handford
10 Sep

The Friends’ Ambulance Unit’s Motor Ambulance Convoys 1914-1918 with Paul Handford

Sobraon Barracks, Burton Road Lincoln LN1 3PY
10 Sep 2018 19:00

The Friends’ Ambulance Unit’s Motor Ambulance Convoys 1914-1918  The talk looks at the experiences of those individuals, who for conscience and other reasons, chose to serve in the ‘non-combatant’ Friends’ Ambulance Unit during World War I. The talk will explore the evolution of the Unit, one of the main aspects of the Unit’s work – motorised ambu…

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British Intelligence and the German Spring Offensives with Dr Jim Beach
22 Oct

British Intelligence and the German Spring Offensives with Dr Jim Beach

Sobraon Barracks, Burton Road Lincoln LN1 3PY
22 Oct 2018 19:00

Jim's presentation will explain what British intelligence knew in advance of the German offensives of March and April 1918. As he will show, contrary to popular belief, the British were not taken by surprise.

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