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

'Gallipoli' with Prof. Gary Sheffield
22 Feb

'Gallipoli' with Prof. Gary Sheffield

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

Prof Gary Sheffield will be giving a new talk entitled:'"All Pretty Well Fed Up and Worn Out"? Morale and Military Effectiveness in VIII Corps at Gallipoli'.

He will be looking at various theories of combat motivation and how they correspond to the actual eventualities at Cape Helles

 

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'Gothas Over England ' with Ian Castle
29 Mar

'Gothas Over England ' with Ian Castle

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

Ian Castle will be giving a presentation on Germany's First World War bomber offensive against London.

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Paul Cobb:  Sir John Monash and the Battle of Hamel
26 Apr

Paul Cobb: Sir John Monash and the Battle of Hamel

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

Most ANZAC officers had not seen wartime action before landing in Egypt, Gallipoli, or the Western Front - although a few had served in South Africa. John Monash was one such officer who only knew military service in Australia. However, he had a distinguished civilian career before the war and was determined to have an equally distinguished career …

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