Welcome to the Midlands (East) branch of the Western Front Association. 

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We meet at St. Peter's Rooms, Ruddington on the second Friday of every month except for August, when we have a summer break. Meetings start at 7.00pm, with the talk normally from 7.30pm.

Upcoming Branch Events

"The Killing of the Iron Twelve 25th February 1915" a talk by Hedley Malloch
12 Apr

"The Killing of the Iron Twelve 25th February 1915" a talk by Hedley Malloch

St Peters Rooms, Ruddington, Notts NG11 6HD
12 Apr 2019 19:30

In this talk Hedley Malloch will detail how, on 25 February 1915, the Germans shot eleven British soldiers who had been lost during the retreat to the Marne, and one Frenchman, in Guise Chateau after first making them dig their own graves. This the soldiers’ story, one of whom was Fred Innocent from Lenton, Nottingham (his immediat…

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