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

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

18 Jun 2018 20:00
Southend on Sea

We start the season by welcoming back the legend that is Charles Messenger. Charles was an officer i…

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The Last Naval Hero - The Story of David, 1st Earl Beatty. A talk by Roy Smart

The Last Naval Hero - The Story of David, 1st Earl Beatty. A talk by Roy Sm…

16 Jul 2018 20:00
Southend on Sea

Roy Smart was a Naval Officer, Fleet Air Arm pilot and air director of many great national memorial …

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From Cambrai To Victory - The Tank Battles Of 1918. A talk by Lt Col Geoffrey Vesey Holt MBE

From Cambrai To Victory - The Tank Battles Of 1918. A talk by Lt Col Geoffr…

17 Sep 2018 20:00
Southend on Sea

Geoffrey Vesey Holt makes a welcome return to the branch to present the third and final part of his …

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The Battle Of The Selle - 4th Army Operations, 17-31 Oct 1918. A talk by Dr Peter Hodgkinson

The Battle Of The Selle - 4th Army Operations, 17-31 Oct 1918. A talk by Dr…

15 Oct 2018 20:00
Southend on Sea

The Battle of the Selle is one of the forgotten battles of the Great War, yet it must be regarded as…

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The Last Battle - Endgame On The Western Front. A talk by Peter Hart

The Last Battle - Endgame On The Western Front. A talk by Peter Hart

19 Nov 2018 20:00
Southend on Sea

By August 1918, the outcome of the Great War was not in doubt: the Allies would win. But what was u…

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Harry Patch - The Last Fighting Tommy. A talk by Richard van Emden

Harry Patch - The Last Fighting Tommy. A talk by Richard van Emden

17 Dec 2018 20:00
Southend on Sea

The speaker for this years Festive Fish Fry meeting (Tickets in advance @ £7.50) is the renowned aut…

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