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
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
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…Event Details
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…Event Details