Welcome to the Cambridgeshire branch of the WFA.
We meet at The Comrades Club, Godmanchester, PE29 2AY on the first Wednesday of every month with the exception of January and August.
Doors open at 7.00pm for a prompt 7.30pm start.
Meetings are open to the general public, WFA membership is not essential.
We welcome a small voluntary donation, payable at the door to help pay towards the running of the branch.
2019 Meetings in brief:
6 February: Nursing through shot and shell by Viv Newman
6 March: Legacies of WW1 by Paul Stamper.
3 April: The Battle of Dogger Bank 1915 by Scott Lingren
1 May: British POWs on the Western Front by Richard Lloyd
Upcoming Branch Events
Please note this is correct talk for March. Dr Paul Stamper will be talking about the physical remains of buildings and sites associated with WW1 in England which were discovered by a English Heritage project detailed below. The First World War has been described as the first total war, a conflict in which a country's people and resources were …Event Details
Dr Scott Lindgren will be talking about this naval engagement which occurred on the 24 January 1915, near the Dogger Bank, in the North Sea. It was fought between squadrons of the British Grand Fleet and the German High Seas Fleet with losses on both sides. So spend an evening discovering the history behind one of the Great Wars lesser known naval…Event Details
This presentation, whose full title is "The Treatment of British Prisoners of War by the Germans on the Western Front" is a talk based on interviews carried out with veterans in the 1970's and continued research. Special reference is made to those POWs who were never in a registered camp.Event Details