Antrim and Down Branch Western Front Association
Antrim and Down BranchWestern Front Association   

2019 Branch Speaker Programme

Below is the monthly speaker programme for the 2019 season. This will be filled as speakers are booked. If you are interested in speaking contact the speaker programme organiser on

14 February

John Powell, 'Haig's Tower of Strength: General Sir Edward Bulfin'.

14 March

Dr Emmanuel Destenay, 'The Homecoming of Ex-Servicemen to Ireland'

11 April (AGM)

Margaret Graham, 'WW1 Nurses-the Northern Ireland Connection' 

9 May, afternoon half day branch Spring conference, ‘ The Consequences of War’

Speakers to include (tbc):

Dr Stefanie Linden, 'Shell Shock during WW1 and after'.

Dr William Butler, ‘British Army post war mutinies’.

Others to follow.

13 June

Mike Taylor, Beyond the Somme - 'Brig-Gen Frank Crozier and the Welsh Bantam Brigade'.

July and August

No meeting

12 September

Michael Nugent, ‘The Inniskillings at Festubert, May 1915’

28 September or 5 Otober (Saturday ), all-Ireland WFA branch conference at Dublin Port (date tbc)

Details to follow

10 October

John Green, 'Willie Redmond and the Great War'.

14 November, afternoon half day Winter Conference

Details tbc


No meeting


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