Welcome to the Yorkshire Branch of The Western Front Association.
We meet on Saturdays at 2.30pm
The branch venue for our monthly meetings is easy to find, being in "The Hive" block of Manor Academy, Millfield Lane at Nether Poppleton.
Millfield Lane can be accessed off the A1237 (York's northern ring road).
See map below for the location of our venue.
There is a large free car park on site.
The number 10 bus (out of York City Centre) runs every half hour and stops directly outside the school
In this talk Paul Cobb will look at the career of General Monash whose spectacular promotion led him to command the Australian Corps. Monash was highly regarded, and even touted as a possible replacement for Sir Douglas Haig. But was he as good as his reputation now suggests? The second half of this presentation will look at the Battle of Le Hamel…Event Details
Nearly 6 million men served in the ranks of the BEF between August 1914 and November 1918. A remarkable 2.5 million of those who enlisted were volunteers responding to appeals issued by Field Marshal Lord Kitchener, then the Secretary of State for War. This talk covers the amazing story of ‘Kitchener’s Army’ and its volunteer soldiers, the men of…Event Details