Welcome to the Midlands (East) branch of the Western Front Association. 

You can keep up to date with an events listing and news from the Midland (East) branch on our Facebook Page.

We meet at St. Peter's Rooms, Ruddington on the second Friday of every month except for August, when we have a summer break. Meetings start at 7.00pm, with the talk normally from 7.30pm.

Upcoming Branch Events

Dr Adam Prime - India's Great War
09 Sep

Dr Adam Prime - India's Great War

St Peters Rooms, Ruddington, Notts NG11 6HD
09 Sep 2022 19:30
0787 5156513

This talk looks at India's contribution to the First World War in every sense of the word. It takes in the huge recruitment boom. It also looks at the experiences of Indian soldiers (and their British officers) on the Western Front, in Gallipoli, in Mesopotamia and in the Middle East. Finally, it looks at India itself; and the actions undertaken th…

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Lt-Gen Sir Thomas D'Oyly Snow - Andy Lonergan
14 Oct

Lt-Gen Sir Thomas D'Oyly Snow - Andy Lonergan

St Peters Rooms, Ruddington, Notts NG11 6HD
14 Oct 2022 19:30
0787 5156513

Remembered as a grumpy useless commander who oversaw the attacks at Gommecourt, Andy Lonergan discusss whether there is more to him than history shows.    Members and non-members of The Western Front Association are equally welcome. Any new visitors are guaranteed a friendly atmosphere and a warm welcome from a group of like-minded enthusiasts.  …

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"A Weapon in the Hands of the Allies" - Dr. Jane Flynn
11 Nov

"A Weapon in the Hands of the Allies" - Dr. Jane Flynn

St Peters Rooms, Ruddington, Notts NG11 6HD
11 Nov 2022 19:30
0787 5156513

This talk focuses on the Remount Service and the Army Veterinary Corps during The Great War.The supply of horses to the British Army was an unprecedented logistical and organisational enterprise undergone at great expense solely because military success depended on the versatility and endurance of the military horse. Members and non-members of T…

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