Welcome to the Thames Valley branch of The Western Front Association. 

We meet on the last Thursday of each month at 8.00pm.

Members of The Western Front Association and non-members are equally welcome.

We ask for a modest donation of £4 on the door which includes sandwiches after the meeting. A bar is also available.

Any new visitors will be assured of an welcoming and friendly atmosphere among a group of like-minded enthusiasts.

VENUE: Berkshire Sports & Social Club, Sonning Lane, Reading RG4 6ST.

 

Future Meetings:

TBC

 

 

Upcoming Branch Events

September 2022 -
29 Sep

September 2022 -

Berkshire Sports and Social Club, Sonning Lane, Reading, RG4 6ST
29 Sep 2022 20:00

Stephen Barker - Hardit Singh Malik, The Flying Sikh of the First World War   From his arrival in the UK alone in 1908 as a fourteen-year-old, to Balliol College, Oxford and into the Royal Flying Corps during the First World War, Hardit Singh Malik lived an extraordinary life, often in the face of great adversity, yet always with charm an…

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October 27th - The landscape of memory: Kew Gardens, the IWGC and the creation of war cemeteries
27 Oct

October 27th - The landscape of memory: Kew Gardens, the IWGC and the creation of war cemeteries

Berkshire Sports and Social Club, Sonning Lane, Reading, RG4 6ST
27 Oct 2022 20:00

Rapidly rising numbers of deaths during the First World War gave rise to significant developments in the recording and burial of individual soldiers, and dedicated war cemetery sites came into being. While the death and destruction caused by the war became prevailing characters in the public memory during post-war decades, the process of healing – …

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November 2022 - Eric "Kipper" Robinson VC
24 Nov

November 2022 - Eric "Kipper" Robinson VC

Berkshire Sports and Social Club, Sonning Lane, Reading, RG4 6ST
24 Nov 2022 20:00

Clive Harris - From the Dardanelles to the Caspian Sea - Eric ‘Kipper’ Robinson VC One of the most intriguing characters of the Great War, Eric 'Kipper' Robinson served notably in the Gallipoli Campaign, Palestine and The Caspian Sea. He was decorated on numerous occasions and appears on the fringes of seemingly endless moments of history from the…

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