Welcome to the Scotland (Tayside) branch of The Western Front Association. 

We meet at 2.00pm at The Glasite Hall, which is adjacent to St Andrew's Church, King Street, Dundee, DD1 2JB. (Bottom of King Street next door to the Wellgate Centre).

 

Upcoming Branch Events

'The Experiences of Black Watch Veterans after the Great War' with Derek Patrick
05 Sep

'The Experiences of Black Watch Veterans after the Great War' with Derek Patrick

Glasite Hall, Dundee. DD1 2JB
05 Sep 2020 14:00

Dr Derek Patrick Derek will explore the experiences of demobilised Black Watch soldiers in the years immediately after the end of the Great War. Discussing what could be a difficult period of readjustment to civilian life, often exacerbated by disability, unemployment and accompanying financial pressures, the lecture will consider the important r…

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'The Commonwealth War Graves Commission' with Patrick Keppie
07 Nov

'The Commonwealth War Graves Commission' with Patrick Keppie

Glasite Hall, Dundee. DD1 2JB
07 Nov 2020 14:00

Patricia Keppie.   Patricia is Public Engagement Coordinator for Scotland and will talk about the Commission, its history and its mission to maintain the war graves of Commonwealth fallen across the world..   Patricia has been working with the CWGC in Scotland for five years, having started as a volunteer in Dundee for the Battle of Loos commemor…

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'The Butte de Warlencourt' with Bob Paterson
12 Dec

'The Butte de Warlencourt' with Bob Paterson

Glasite Hall, Dundee. DD1 2JB
12 Dec 2020 14:00

The ancient mound of the Butte dominates the northern part of the 1916 Somme battlefield and marks the limit of the BEF advance. Ownership of this important spot recently passed from the Western Front Association to Bob who will outline the latest improvements to the site and give an overview of the fight for the Butte in the autumn of 1916. Bob P…

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