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.

 

Future Meetings:

TBC

 

 

Upcoming Branch Events

Gordon Risius April 2022
28 Apr

Gordon Risius April 2022

Berkshire Sports and Social Club, Sonning Lane, Reading, RG4 6ST
28 Apr 2022 20:00

Major-General His Honour Gordon Risius : Soldiers and the law in the Great War   Public interest in military law during the First World War has concentrated disproportionately, if understandably, on the 346 soldiers executed by sentence of court-martial and now pardoned.  The cases of those reprieved, along with the 250,000 courts-martial which d…

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Royal Flying Corps - Ken Delve
26 May

Royal Flying Corps - Ken Delve

Berkshire Sports and Social Club, Sonning Lane, Reading, RG4 6ST
26 May 2022 20:00

Ken Delve : 'Royal Flying Corps/Royal Air Force in the First World War' “Had some hot fire on way back, one of those occasions when one wishes the Wright Brothers had never invented aeroplanes.” Maj Roderic Dallas, DSO MC*. From the early days of military aviation, the Army was ‘less than keen’ on machines that, to many, “frightened the horses” bu…

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Artillery at Pilkem Ridge
30 Jun

Artillery at Pilkem Ridge

Berkshire Sports and Social Club, Sonning Lane, Reading, RG4 6ST
30 Jun 2022 20:00

Lt-Col Simon Shephard - 'Artillery Conquers, Infantry Occupies': A study in the performance of British Artillery during the Third Battle of Ypres This presentation seeks to assess the performance of the British Expeditionary Forces artillery during the preparation for, and conduct of, the Third Battle of Ypres in 1917.  To carry out this assessmen…

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