'Hardit Singh Malik - the Flying Sikh' with Stephen Baker

'Hardit Singh Malik - the Flying Sikh' with Stephen Baker

18 Apr 2020 14:00
Birmingham

Stephen Barker” 'Hardit Singh Malik - the Flying Sikh'.  From his arrival in the UK alone in 1912 a…

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'The Zeppelin Menace' with Ian Castle

'The Zeppelin Menace' with Ian Castle

18 Apr 2020 14:30
Ox & Bucks

Following our Branch AGM, Ian will present 'The Zeppelin Menace' focusing on the airships, the raids…

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Dr Graham Kemp 'Experiences of The Royal Flying Corps in the Desert 1914-1917'

Dr Graham Kemp 'Experiences of The Royal Flying Corps in the Desert 1914-19…

20 Apr 2020 18:30
Staffs (North) & Cheshire (South)

Please note change of date due to the Easter holidays! Graham's talk covers the stories of the RFC …

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Jutland - A Fresh Perspective with Prof. Andrew Lambert FRHistS

Jutland - A Fresh Perspective with Prof. Andrew Lambert FRHistS

20 Apr 2020 20:00
Southend on Sea

Making his first visit to the branch is Professor Andrew Lambert, one of this countries leading nava…

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Conference - After the Conflict: Pension Records for Post 1914 Families and Survivors

Conference - After the Conflict: Pension Records for Post 1914 Families and…

23 Apr 2020 14:00
Antrim and Down

In the years after the First World War, and the post-1916 conflict in Ireland, those who had been in…

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25 April 2020 : AGM and Spring Conference FREE TO MEMBERS

25 April 2020 : AGM and Spring Conference FREE TO MEMBERS

25 Apr 2020 10:00
National Event

To book place + book optional £15 buffet lunch. Contact Steve Oram : secretary@westernfrontassoci…

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'Medical Advances During the Great War' by Tom Scotland

'Medical Advances During the Great War' by Tom Scotland

25 Apr 2020 14:30
Scotland (North)

Tom Scotland will be giving a talk on medical advances during the Great War which he calls 'A Time t…

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Nobody of any importance; a foot soldiers memoir of WW1 - Phil Sutcliffe

Nobody of any importance; a foot soldiers memoir of WW1 - Phil Sutcliffe

27 Apr 2020 19:00
Lincoln & North Lincolnshire

The life and times of Signaller Sam Sutcliffe through his experiences at Gallipoli, the Somme, Arras…

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War memorials: Fighting for survival with Mike Coyle

War memorials: Fighting for survival with Mike Coyle

27 Apr 2020 19:30
Preston & Central Lancashire

A look at the meaning, significance and fate of War Memorials in the 21st century and at current eff…

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The Smyth Brothers and the Murphy Brewing Family in the Great War

The Smyth Brothers and the Murphy Brewing Family in the Great War

29 Apr 2020 19:30
Cork

This talk explores the Great War experiences and subsequent careers of Lieutenant-Colonel Gerald Bry…

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'Fighting Spirit - patrolling and raiding with the West Yorks' by Fraser Skirrow

'Fighting Spirit - patrolling and raiding with the West Yorks' by Fraser Sk…

30 Apr 2020 19:30
Kent (North West)

Captions - Above: painting from Foot Patrol (1916). Below: Fraser Skirrow at the Start Line on the S…

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1 May : A World Aflame - Illuminating new perspectives on the Great War

1 May : A World Aflame - Illuminating new perspectives on the Great War

01 May 2020 09:45
National Event

70 million men served in the First World War. Countless millions more lives were affected, whether …

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The 8th Lincolns at the Battle of Loos

The 8th Lincolns at the Battle of Loos

03 May 2020 14:00
Wiltshire

The subject of our May meeting concerns a single battalion in 1915. Nigel Atter will be visiting to …

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'The Battle of Fromelles' with Niall Cherry'

'The Battle of Fromelles' with Niall Cherry'

04 May 2020 19:30
Lancashire (North)

Niall Cherry will be giving a talk on the Battle of Fromelles. Image: a German strongpoint in the F…

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Secret Victory :- by Nick Baker

Secret Victory :- by Nick Baker

05 May 2020 19:30
Chesterfield

Secret Victory. An overview of the British Army’s battle against venereal disease with a particular…

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