Aristocrats Amongst Servicemen ~ Stories of the Chums of the Old Contemptibles' Association by Andrew Thornton.

Aristocrats Amongst Servicemen ~ Stories of the Chums of the Old Contemptib…

10 Jun 2020 19:45
Heart of England

Andrew's talk will be about his research into compiling a nominal roll of the 'Chums of the Old Cont…

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'Aerial Photography in the  Great War' with Alan Wakefield

'Aerial Photography in the  Great War' with Alan Wakefield

12 Jun 2020 19:15
Sussex

Alan Wakefield will be giving at talk on Aerial Photography in the First World War.

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The 46th (North Midland) Division TF Revisited: Prof John Bourne

The 46th (North Midland) Division TF Revisited: Prof John Bourne

13 Jun 2020 14:30
Yorkshire

The 46th Division was the first Territorial formation to deploy to France.  It was sorely used in 19…

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Sir William Robertson Architect of Victory? - Talk by Ross Beadle

Sir William Robertson Architect of Victory? - Talk by Ross Beadle

15 Jun 2020 20:00
Southend on Sea

Haig gets all the attention, but he was only half of the double act that set British war plans from …

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'The Exploits of the SMS Emden' with John Chester

'The Exploits of the SMS Emden' with John Chester

20 Jun 2020 14:00
Birmingham

The exploits of the SMS Emden In 1914 when war broke out, the German Eastern Asiatic Squadron was …

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The Whippet Tank

The Whippet Tank

27 Jun 2020 14:00
Scotland (Tayside)

Rob Langham   The design, development and operational history of the Medium Mark A 'Whippet' Tanks…

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"The Battle of the Somme 1916" by Dr Rodney Atwood.

"The Battle of the Somme 1916" by Dr Rodney Atwood.

01 Jul 2020 19:30
Cambridgeshire

On the 104th anniversary of the start of the Battle of the Somme, Dr Rodney Atwood, will be giving a…

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“From business as usual to total war” :- by Tony Bolton

“From business as usual to total war” :- by Tony Bolton

07 Jul 2020 19:30
Chesterfield

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Shout at the Devil - Kevin Patience

Shout at the Devil - Kevin Patience

08 Jul 2020 19:30
Somerset

Shout at the Deveil by Kevin Patience     Come and hear the true story of the SMS Konisberg a Germ…

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The Guns of Le Cateau by Vern Littley.

The Guns of Le Cateau by Vern Littley.

08 Jul 2020 19:45
Heart of England

Vern looks at the Le Cateau battlefield as it is today, pointing out the best vantage points from wh…

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All Arms Warfare - a West Yorkshire Brigade at Cambrai

All Arms Warfare - a West Yorkshire Brigade at Cambrai

11 Jul 2020 14:30
Yorkshire

Fraser Skirrow makes a welcome return to the branch.  On 20th November 1917 the West Yorkshire Batt…

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'Robert Circan, A General's Son and Captain of 18th Regiment D'Infanterie' with Jim Walton

'Robert Circan, A General's Son and Captain of 18th Regiment D'Infanterie' …

18 Jul 2020 14:00
Birmingham

A general's  son  is  the  story of a child  born into a military family who joined  the army  at  1…

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Disabled Soldiers Returning After WWI - by Beth Griffiths

Disabled Soldiers Returning After WWI - by Beth Griffiths

04 Aug 2020 19:30
Chesterfield

Information to be confirmed later  Beth Griffith  lives in Swansea and has a BA Politics and Hist…

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The U Boat Campaign and Experiences 1914-18: Graham Kemp

The U Boat Campaign and Experiences 1914-18: Graham Kemp

08 Aug 2020 14:30
Yorkshire

This presentation begins with essential differences between U-boats and Submarines, as different con…

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War Across the Water: The Belgian Army on the River Yser by Chris Baker.

War Across the Water: The Belgian Army on the River Yser by Chris Baker.

12 Aug 2020 19:45
Heart of England

It is well known that the Belgians flooded the flat lands of the River Yser to bring the German adva…

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