2019 - Meeting Dates and Speaker Programme



Next Meeting - Monday, 28th January 2019

Speaker - Rev. Nigel Cave

Topic - The Bloodiest Battle in the History of the United States: The Meuse- Argonne, 1918

(image courtesy of the Library of Congress)






Venue opens at 7:00 p.m. and the meeting commences at 7:30 p.m. For venue directions please click HERE.


The 2019 Branch Speaker Programme

Date Speaker Topic
January 28th Rev. Nigel Cave The Bloodiest Battle in the History of the United States: The Meuse-Argonne 1918
February 25th John Doyle The Battle of Mount Sorrel - 1916
March 25th John Stanyard Three VCs in Two Armies
April 29th Alan Robinson The Battle of Verdun
May 27th (BH) TBC TBC
June 24th Dave Dunham

The Great War - German Air Raids on Britain

July 29th


August 26th (BH) Adam Lowe The Ruler
September 30th  Nigel Atter "Advance to Victory" - the 2nd Leicesters in Palestine, 1918

October 28th 

Dr Jim Beach

"Untidy Ending to the War" - the Inter-Allied Commission in Teschen, 1919

November 25th Dr Paul Stamper "Legacies of the First World War" - Building for Total War, 1914-1918
December 30th David  Humberston Animals of the Great War

(BH = Bank Holiday)

(TBC = To Be Confirmed)


Our meetings and speakers are sometimes subject to last minute changes for a variety of reasons, so please check back regularly for updates and/or changes.


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