Welcome to the Thames Valley branch of The Western Front Association. 

We meet on the last Thursday of each month at 8.00pm.

Members of The Western Front Association and non-members are equally welcome.

We ask for a modest donation of £4 on the door which includes sandwiches after the meeting. A bar is also available.

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

VENUE: Berkshire Sports & Social Club, Sonning Lane, Reading RG4 6ST.

Upcoming Branch Events

‘Munitions Factories in the Great War’ a talk by Nigel Crompton
14 Dec

‘Munitions Factories in the Great War’ a talk by Nigel Crompton

Berkshire Sports and Social Club, Sonning Lane Reading RG4 6ST
14 Dec 2017 20:00

Nigel has been speaking on local history topics and other related subjects for over 35 years. His interest and love of local, family and military history stems from his family and teachers at school. He is a member of many organisations including the Western Front Association, the Gallipoli Association, Fire Heritage Network UK and several local hi…

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‘Over There with O'Ryan's Roughnecks - the US 27th Division under British Command in 1918.’
25 Jan

‘Over There with O'Ryan's Roughnecks - the US 27th Division under British Command in 1918.’

Berkshire Sports and Social Club, Sonning Lane Reading RG4 6ST
25 Jan 2018 20:00

John Bessette is a retired USAF Lt-Colonel. John Bessette flew as a navigator in the Vietnam War and served as an intelligence officer in the Pentagon, and in NATO assignments.  He also had a civilian career as an intelligence Agency in 1996. His father was mobilised in in the 27th Division in July 1917. The US 27th Division was one of only two D…

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