Harry Patch - The Last Fighting Tommy. A talk by Richard van Emden

Harry Patch - The Last Fighting Tommy. A talk by Richard van Emden

17 Dec 2018 20:00
Southend on Sea

The speaker for this years Festive Fish Fry meeting (Tickets in advance @ £7.50) is the renowned aut…

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Members' Christmas Night including the Annual Quiz

Members' Christmas Night including the Annual Quiz

20 Dec 2018 19:30
London (East)

The Annual Branch Christmas Night complete with Chris Daughter's Bumper Quiz, seasonal refreshments …

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'Reflections' a talk by Keith Quibell

'Reflections' a talk by Keith Quibell

21 Dec 2018 19:15
Midlands (East)

Keith Quibell is a highly respected and sought after guide on the Western Front. One of the earliest…

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'Winter break - no meeting planned'

'Winter break - no meeting planned'

27 Dec 2018 19:30
Kent (North West)

No meeting today. The next branch event takes place on Thursday, 31st January 2019 at 19:30.

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AGM followed by '1919-an Overview of the Year' by Tony Bolton

AGM followed by '1919-an Overview of the Year' by Tony Bolton

08 Jan 2019 19:30
Chesterfield

NOTE CHANGE OF DATE THIS MONTH (2nd Tuesday) Born in Moss Side, Manchester in 1951. Tony Joined Hol…

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'Nursing through shot and shell' by Viv Newman.

'Nursing through shot and shell' by Viv Newman.

06 Feb 2019 19:30
Cambridgeshire

Seeking to correct the myth that those who nursed overseas were all well-bred VADs, ‘Nursing through…

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‘Nursing and medical care during the First World War and developments since’ with Emily Mayhew

‘Nursing and medical care during the First World War and developments since…

14 Feb 2019 19:15
London (East)

Emily Mayhew will be giving a talk on ‘Nursing and medical care during the First World War and devel…

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'Zeebrugge Raid' by Alan Wakefield.

'Zeebrugge Raid' by Alan Wakefield.

06 Mar 2019 19:30
Cambridgeshire

The Zeebrugge raid on 23 April, 1918, was remarkable in so many ways and the fact that it achieved s…

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'The Battle of Dogger Bank 1915' with Dr Scott Lindgren

'The Battle of Dogger Bank 1915' with Dr Scott Lindgren

03 Apr 2019 19:30
Cambridgeshire

Dr Scott Lindgren will be talking about this naval engagement which occurred on the 24 January 1915,…

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Chilwell Shell Filling Factory Explosion --- By John Beckett

Chilwell Shell Filling Factory Explosion --- By John Beckett

07 May 2019 19:30
Chesterfield

The National Shell Filling Factory, Chilwell, was a World War I United Kingdom Government-owned …

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Dr Stefanie Linden - 'Shell Shock during WW1 and after'

Dr Stefanie Linden - 'Shell Shock during WW1 and after'

09 May 2019 18:30
Antrim and Down

NHS Psychiatrist Dr Stefanie Linden discusses shell shock amongst German and British soldiers during…

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Wombles of the Western Front - By Rob Thompson

Wombles of the Western Front - By Rob Thompson

04 Jun 2019 19:30
Chesterfield

Rob Thompson, an “accidental” military historian who prior to becoming an independent military hi…

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Mike Taylor - 'Beyond the Somme - Brig-Gen Frank Crozier and the Welsh Bantam Brigade'

Mike Taylor - 'Beyond the Somme - Brig-Gen Frank Crozier and the Welsh Bant…

13 Jun 2019 18:30
Antrim and Down

Mike Taylor talks about the command by the controversial Brigadier Frank Percy Crozier of the 119 Br…

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J.R.R. Tolkien and the 11th Lancashire Fusiliers on the Somme -- By John Bourne

J.R.R. Tolkien and the 11th Lancashire Fusiliers on the Somme -- By John Bo…

02 Jul 2019 19:30
Chesterfield

John Bourne has been doing some work on J.R.R. Tolkien and the Great War with his friend Tom Shippey…

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Manpowe Crisis in WW1--- By Carol Henderson

Manpowe Crisis in WW1--- By Carol Henderson

06 Aug 2019 19:30
Chesterfield

Carol Henderson is in her second year of a full-time PhD and using the Middlesex Appeal Tribunal rec…

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