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
After his popular talk to the branch last year about the Battle of Arras, the acclaimed author and battlefield tour guide Jonathan Nicholls makes a welcome return to talk about the role of the Royal Fusiliers at the Battle of the Somme. Based mainly on interviews with veteran's from the 8th (service) Battalion (City of London Regiment) whom the sp…Event Details
Philip Stevens is a former army officer and author of The Great War Explained, a beginners guide to the Great War which is now in it’s third edition. An experienced tour guide whom the historian Professor Sir Anthony Seldon writes "...simply brilliant. I have never been on any trip, anywhere with a better informed, more passionate or magnetic spea…Event Details
Branch favourite Michael Orr makes a welcome return to present not one, but two talks about the 1st & 2nd Battalion HACs, how’s that for value for money! The Honourable Artillery Company is the oldest regiment in the British Army and dates its origins back to 1537. During WW1, two infantry battalions were mobilised for active service, the 1st…Event Details