Welcome to the Southend on Sea branch of The Western Front Association.
We meet at The Royal Naval Association Building, 73 East Street. Southend, SS2 6LQ on the third Tuesday of each month at 8.00pm. (No longer on Mondays as in the past).
Upcoming Branch Events
At the start of 1917, the Egyptian Expeditionary Force (EEF) crossed the border from Egypt into Palestine. After a pause to build up their logistics, in March and April 1917 they made two failed attempts to break through the Ottoman lines around Gaza and advance north into the country. The summer was spent digging in, re-organising, a…Event Details
The RAF has been in existence for more than 100 years. The creation of the world's first independent air force is generally recognised as a landmark event in military history. The RAF’s illustrious history and glorious victories are quite rightly the subject of national pride. But did creating an independent air force help or hinder the developme…Event Details