Annual Wreath-laying and Branch AGM

Annual Wreath-laying and Branch AGM

03 Nov 2018 13:30
Yorkshire (West Riding)

Our annual wreath-laying ceremony at Allerton Bywater war memorial will be followed by the West Ridi…

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'A Pals Section: Formation, Composition, Deployment and Fate' with Dr Fraser Brown

'A Pals Section: Formation, Composition, Deployment and Fate' with Dr Frase…

03 Nov 2018 14:30
Scotland (Tayside)

Dr Fraser Brown The formation and deployment of Pals battalions during the Great War has been discu…

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Richard Osgood Senior Archaeologist DIO

Richard Osgood Senior Archaeologist DIO

03 Nov 2018 14:30
Wessex

Although the specific topic has to be confirmed - Richard in his role as Senior Archaeologist in the…

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'Verdun, 1916, the battle that changed the 20th Century' by Philip Stevens

'Verdun, 1916, the battle that changed the 20th Century' by Philip Stevens

05 Nov 2018 19:30
Lancashire (North)

Verdun, 1916, the battle that changed the 20th Century by Philip Stevens   Verdun remains the long…

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The 501 Piece Jigsaw - by Bryn Hammond -

The 501 Piece Jigsaw - by Bryn Hammond -

06 Nov 2018 19:30
Chesterfield

This Months talk will be by Bryn Hammond titled   The 501 Piece Jigsaw - Tank - All arms Cooperation…

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'Not again: The Battle of the Aisne, 27 May 1918' by Peter Hart

'Not again: The Battle of the Aisne, 27 May 1918' by Peter Hart

07 Nov 2018 19:30
Cambridgeshire

Peter Hart will be giving a presentation on the 3rd battle of the Aisne which started in the early m…

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'Great War Logistics' a talk by Rob Thompson

'Great War Logistics' a talk by Rob Thompson

09 Nov 2018 19:15
Midlands (East)

Rob Thompson will give a presentation titled 'Great War Logistics". His talk will cover the vital b…

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'Winning with Laughter: Cartoonists & the Great War' a talk by Luci Gosling

'Winning with Laughter: Cartoonists & the Great War' a talk by Luci Gosling…

10 Nov 2018 14:30
Yorkshire

Lucinda Gosling considers the role of the cartoon during the First World War and how this most light…

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'The BEF 1914-1918 – the verdict' by Professor John Bourne BA PhD FRHistS

'The BEF 1914-1918 – the verdict' by Professor John Bourne BA PhD FRHistS

10 Nov 2018 14:30
Wolverhampton

Professor John Bourne from the University of Wolverhampton joins the branch to talk about the BEF an…

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Birmingham Branch  November 11th 2018 Commemorations

Birmingham Branch November 11th 2018 Commemorations

11 Nov 2018 14:00
Birmingham

Birmingham Branch is holding a Commemoration to remember the Fallen on all sided and all Theatres on…

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"The End of the Great War" by Professor Stephen Badsey

"The End of the Great War" by Professor Stephen Badsey

12 Nov 2018 18:30
Staffs (North) & Cheshire (South)

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Sanitation, Sand & Shells with Dr Claire Hubbard-Hall

Sanitation, Sand & Shells with Dr Claire Hubbard-Hall

12 Nov 2018 19:00
Lincoln & North Lincolnshire

Sanitation, Sand & Shells: The war diary of Corporal Alfred Cockburn (2nd London Sanitary Compan…

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War Stories: community perspectives from the centenary conference

War Stories: community perspectives from the centenary conference

14 Nov 2018 09:30
Antrim and Down

The Linen Hall Library, Antrim & Down branch of the Western Front Association and the Public Rec…

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'Race, Empire and the First World War' with Santanu Das

'Race, Empire and the First World War' with Santanu Das

15 Nov 2018 19:30
London (East)

Santanu Das will be giving a talk on 'Race, Empire and the First World War'. Dr Santanu Das teaches…

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'The Secret of Success BEF Transport & Operational Success 1918' with Rob Thompson

'The Secret of Success BEF Transport & Operational Success 1918' with Rob T…

17 Nov 2018 14:00
Birmingham

By 1918 two thirds of the troops were spending most of their time on labour duties, exacerbated by t…

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