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.

Future Meetings: 

 

16 September 

Horsemen in No-man’s Land: British Cavalry on the Western Front by Dr. David Kenyon

21 October 

Chinese Labour Corps on The Western Front by Wenlan Peng 

18 November

Clearing the Dead from the Battlefields 1919-1941  by Peter Hodgkinson

16 December

Alice in Wonderland and her lost boys from Oxford to the Somme and beyond by Marietta Crichton Stuart



Upcoming Branch Events

Chinese Labour Corps on the Western Front - Talk by Wenlan Peng
21 Oct

Chinese Labour Corps on the Western Front - Talk by Wenlan Peng

Royal Naval Association (Southend) , 73-79 East St, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6LQ
21 Oct 2019 20:00

Chinese Labour Corps on the Western Front - Talk by Wenlan Peng Members of the Western Front Association and non-members are equally welcome to attend. We ask for a modest £3 donation on the door to assist in covering room charges and speaker expenses. The Club's licensed bar is available for use by all attending our meetings. Any new visitors wi…

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Clearing the Dead From The Battlefields 1919-1941 - Talk by Peter Hodgkinson
18 Nov

Clearing the Dead From The Battlefields 1919-1941 - Talk by Peter Hodgkinson

Royal Naval Association (Southend) , 73-79 East St, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6LQ
18 Nov 2019 20:00

Clearing the Dead From The Battlefields 1919-1941 - Talk by Peter Hodgkinson Between the wars a process similar to modern archaeology was carried out to attempt to unearth WW1 missing and bury them properly in IWGC cemeteries. How was this work done? Who did it? What were their experiences? Captain G Crawford, who drew up a set of instructions fo…

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Alice in Wonderland and her lost boys from Oxford to the Somme and beyond
16 Dec

Alice in Wonderland and her lost boys from Oxford to the Somme and beyond

Royal Naval Association (Southend) , 73-79 East St, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6LQ
16 Dec 2019 20:00

Alice in Wonderland and her lost boys from Oxford to the Somme and beyond - Marietta Crichton Stuart Marietta tells the story of Alice Liddell, the inspiration for Lewis Carroll’s stories. We will hear about a royal romance, marriage, the loss of two sons in the Great War and life in a changed world. Members of the Western Front Association and n…

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