Welcome to the Southend on Sea branch of The Western Front Association.

We meet at The Royal Naval Association Building, 73 East Street. Southend, SS2 6LQ on the third Monday of each month at 8.00pm.

Upcoming Branch Events

'It's All A Bit Heath Robinson: Re-inventing The First World War' a talk by Lucinda Gosling
21 May

'It's All A Bit Heath Robinson: Re-inventing The First World War' a talk by Lucinda Gosling

Royal Naval Association (Southend) , 73-79 East St, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6LQ
21 May 2018 20:00

Lucinda Gosling studied History at Liverpool University before a career in the picture library industry. Formerly manager of the Illustrated London News archive, she is now historical specialist at the Mary Evans Picture Library. Based on her book It's All a Bit Heath Robinson: Re-inventing the First World War, this talk looks at the life of one o…

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'Planning The Attack At Amiens - 8th August 1918' a talk by Charles Messenger
18 Jun

'Planning The Attack At Amiens - 8th August 1918' a talk by Charles Messenger

Royal Naval Association (Southend) , 73-79 East St, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6LQ
18 Jun 2018 20:00

We finish the season by welcoming back the legend that is Charles Messenger. Charles was an officer in the Royal Tank Regiment for over 20 years before becoming one of this country's leading military historians and defence analysts. To date he has written nearly forty books on all aspects of military history. This talk looks at the meticulous staf…

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