Welcome to the Milton Keynes branch of The Western Front Association.
We are currently meeting online.
Once we are back to meeting face to face doors open at 7pm for a prompt 7.30pm start. Online video meetings will start at 7:30pm.
Our meetings are open to the general public.
We welcome a donation towards the cost of room hire and refreshments – £4 is suggested (no donation requested from those attending for the first time, those under 16, or in full time education).
There is a raffle (no obligation) – we normally try to make at least one prize relevant to the First World War (book, DVD, etc).
We come from all walks of life, and range in First World War knowledge from casual listener to gifted enthusiast.
Once able to meet in person we use the Roman Park Residents Club,
1 Constantine Way, Bancroft Business Park, Milton Keynes, MK13 0RA
Forthcoming Online Meetings:
Friday 16th April 2021
‘Who we are’ - the work of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and its educational charity, the Commonwealth War Graves Foundation, presented by Michael Chapman, a speaker for the CWGF. Mike will also provide details of some of the CWGC casualties buried locally.
Friday 21st May 2021
‘The Indian Army during the First World War: An Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry Perspective’.
Upcoming Branch Events
‘The Indian Army during the First World War: An Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry Perspective’. During 1914-18, the 1st Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry fought in Iraq as part of the British Indian Army. Many of the soldiers who died in the campaign are commemorated on war memorials across Oxfordshire. This presentation highlights a project run by…Event Details