Past Meetings (2017)


26th January: Mike Hurst "Saunders of the River"

Goring Gap Local History Society (website)

Transport History Group (website)


23rd February: David Head "The Doolittle Raid"


30th March: Leslie Taylor "Newbury At War" Film


27th April: AGM. Speaker: Lesley Taylor "World War One Family History"

Websites for Genealogy


25th May: Jonathan Sayers "RAF Greenham Common 1941–1992"

RAF Greenham Common (website)

In Defense of Freedom; a History of RAF Greenham Common (book)


29th June: Peter Donovan "An Aviation Miscellany"


27th July: Mike Hurst "Tracks to the Trenches: British Railwaymen in France and at Home 1914–1918"


31st August: Tony Hadland "The Aeronautical Career of Herbert Jeffree: From Biplanes to BAC via the Bouncing Bomb"

HADLAND'S BLOG (website)


28th September: P Trout


26th October: Steven Barker "The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry on the Somme 1916"


The proceeds from this month's raffle were donated to The Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal

Lest We Forget


30th November: Kenneth Ballantyne "The Royal Flying Corps"


28th December: No Meeting




Other Events (2017)


Saturday 12th August: Trip to RAF Halton

Including: The Trenchard Museum, St George's Church and Restored WW1 Trenches

Photographs from the trip can be viewed here