Welcome to the Staffs (North) & Cheshire (South) branch of The Western Front Association.

We meet at The Meeting Rooms, 3 Merrial St, Newcastle under Lyme ST5 2AD on the second Monday of each month at 6.30pm for 7.00pm until 9pm. 

Forthcoming 2019 Meetings:

13 May

London Irish Rifles at Loos 1915 by Dr Iain Adams

10 June

June 1919 Der Tag (Our Day) the story of the last men killed in action by Paul Blurton

8 July

Army Veterinary services during the Great War by Dr Graham Winton

 

Upcoming Branch Events

'Versailles, a Failed Peace' by Dr Simon Peaples
11 Nov

'Versailles, a Failed Peace' by Dr Simon Peaples

Meeting Rooms, 3 Merrial Street, Newcastle under Lyme, ST5 2AD
11 Nov 2019 18:30

We welcome Simon back to the branch!   Simon's  talk looks at the impact of the Versailles settlement on Europe and the links between it and the outbreak of WW2 before contextualising the argument in relation to the Depression.

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'Dunsterforce' by Dr John Sneddon
09 Dec

'Dunsterforce' by Dr John Sneddon

Meeting Rooms, 3 Merrial Street, Newcastle under Lyme, ST5 2AD
09 Dec 2019 18:30

Image: Lionel Dunsterville with staff.  A talk by our very own Chairman: Dunsterforce is the name give to Britain’s first foray into the murky waters of Special Forces. With the collapse of Russia in 1917 there was a danger that German and Turkish forces would push through the Caucasus and capture the oil fields at Baku and ferment rebellion in A…

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