Welcome to the Surrey Branch of The Western Front Association.

We meet at the Cobham Day Centre, Lushington Road, off Oakdene Road (behind Waitrose Supermarket) Cobham, Surrey KT11 2LY.  Turn into Lushington Road and the Day Centre is on your right.  Take the first right to get to the free car park.

Third Wednesday each month (second Wednesday in December) at 7.45pm.  Doors open at 7:15pm.

2019 Meetings:

16 January

Counting the cost  by Andy Thompson

20 February  

Clearing the dead 1919-1939  by Dr Peter Hodgkinson

20 March

Alcohol, sex and violence: some after-effects for the families of service personnel  by Dr Frances Hurd 

17 April

“These Gaseous Monsters”, voices from the Zeppelin war by Ian Castle

Members of The Western Front Association and non-members are equally welcome. We ask for a modest £3 donation on the door.  This includes tea, coffee and biscuits at the break (before the Q&A session with the speaker). There is a book raffle and books about the Great War are usually available for sale. 

Any new visitors will be assured of a welcoming and friendly atmosphere among a group of like-minded enthusiasts.



Upcoming Branch Events

Clearing the Dead 1919-1939 by Dr Peter Hodgkinson
20 Feb

Clearing the Dead 1919-1939 by Dr Peter Hodgkinson

Cobham Day Centre, Lushington Drive, Cobham, Surrey KT11 2LY, UK
20 Feb 2019 19:45

There is currently considerable interest in battlefield archaeology. Between the wars, however, a process similar to modern archaeology was carried out to attempt to unearth the missing and bury them properly in IWGC cemeteries. How was this done? Who did it? What were their experiences? Dr Peter Hodgkinson talks about the huge effort required aft…

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