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. 

  

 

 

Upcoming Branch Events

'British POWs on the Western Front' by Richard Lloyd
01 May

'British POWs on the Western Front' by Richard Lloyd

The Comrades Club, 58 Cambridge St, Godmanchester, Huntingdon PE29 2AY
01 May 2019 19:30

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.

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'St Eloi-Village of the craters" by Chris John.
05 Jun

'St Eloi-Village of the craters" by Chris John.

The Comrades Club, 58 Cambridge St, Godmanchester, Huntingdon PE29 2AY
05 Jun 2019 19:30

This illustrated talk by Chris John will look at the village of St Eloi on the Ypres Salient and the tunnelling and mining which occurred here in 1915/16. It examines the events of the often overlooked Battle of St Eloi craters in April 1916 and the 2nd Canadian Division's disastrous introduction to the Western Front. The talk also briefly looks at…

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"Field Marshall Julian Byng" a talk by William Franklin.
03 Jul

"Field Marshall Julian Byng" a talk by William Franklin.

The Comrades Club, 58 Cambridge St, Godmanchester, Huntingdon PE29 2AY
03 Jul 2019 19:00

Julian Byng, 1st Viscount Byng of Vimy,is the subject of this presentation by William Franklin. He will examine the career of this professional soldier who participated in many of the battles of the Great War, from Gallipoli to Vimy Ridge.  It should prove to be an interesting evening learning about one of key British officers who served in the Gre…

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