Welcome to the Birmingham Branch.
PLEASE NOTE : As from April 2023 all meetings take place at:
The Royal British Legion, 12 Rectory Road, Birmingham B75 7AL
The meetings begin at 2.00 pm with doors open from 1.30 pm. and are usually concluded by 4.00 pm.
Refreshments are served during the interval and adjacent parking is free of charge.
There is an excellent Cross City Rail link embracing Lichfield, Birmingham, Redditch and calling at Sutton Coldfield.
Non-members are made most welcome and we encourage their attendance. A small voluntary donation towards the expenses of the speaker and the venue would be appreciated.
We have our own website: The Western Front Association (Birmingham Branch) where you will find the programme of events, contacts, newsletter, and branch business.
Upcoming Branch Events
An Inauspicious beginning – The early trials and tribulations of 59th (2nd North Midland) Division. - Bill Mitchinson
An Inauspicious beginning – The early trials and tribulations of 59th (2nd North Midland) Division. The 59th (2nd North Midland) Division was an infantry division of the British Army during World War I. It was formed in late 1914/early 1915 as a 2nd Line Territorial Force formation raised as a duplicate of the 46th (North Midland) Division. After …Event Details
The 3 Battles for Gaza & The advance to Jerusalem Gaza was a defensive stronghold for the Ottoman forces in southern Palestine and a strategically important position because of the town’s water wells. Water was a commodity in limited supply in the region and was important for the Allies given the large number of mounted troops and the requirem…Event Details
I Am Fortunately in Good Health The story of my grandfather Capt. George Swinburn MC, 24th Battalion Tyneside Irish, Northumberland Fusiliers from answering the call to arms in autumn 1915 until 4 July 2016.Event Details