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

Nurse Edith Cavell - Her Arrest, Interrogation and Execution - Paul Handford

St Peters Rooms, Ruddington Notts NG11 6HD
09 Mar 2018 19:00

A presentation on Nurse Edith Cavell by Paul Handford. The talk using rare items and photographs from Paul’s own private collection, looks at her early life and her time in Bruxelles before and during the German occupation. Did the British Authorities do enough to prevent her execution? Was she involved in more than merely assisting allied troops …

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A Moonlight Massacre - The Night Operation On The Passchendaele Ridge, 2nd December 1917 - Michael LoCicero
13 Apr

A Moonlight Massacre - The Night Operation On The Passchendaele Ridge, 2nd December 1917 - Michael LoCicero

St Peters Rooms, Ruddington Notts NG11 6HD
13 Apr 2018 19:00

A presentation by Michael LoCicero on the Night Operation on the Passchendaele Ridge, 2nd December 1917.  The Third Battle of Ypres was officially terminated by Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig with the opening of the Battle of Cambrai on 20 November 1917. Nevertheless, a comparatively unknown set-piece attack - the only large-scale night operation …

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