Welcome to the Somerset Branch of The Western Front Association.

 

Meetings are held at 7.45pm at The Village Hall, Fore Street, Othery, Somerset, TA7 0QU. 

Upcoming Branch Events

RNAS Armoured Car Expeditionary Force in the Caucasus and Beyond - Steve Kemp
13 Jun

RNAS Armoured Car Expeditionary Force in the Caucasus and Beyond - Steve Kemp

Othery Village Hall, Fore Street, Othery, Somerset TA7 0QQ, UK
13 Jun 2018 19:45

This talk by Steve Kemp brings one on those campaigns that very few people  know about so should not be missed. From Archangel to the Caucasus; this talks aims to give an insight into the amazing adventures of one of the Royal Navy's more obscure squadrons, the RNAS Armoured Car section and its role on the Russian front.   Both members and non- m…

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Battle of Hamel by Gareth Davies
11 Jul

Battle of Hamel by Gareth Davies

Othery Village Hall, Fore Street, Othery, Somerset TA7 0QQ, UK
11 Jul 2018 19:45

Gareth Davies will present the Battle of Hamel  A brilliant success in two hours all objectives were captured and 1,400 German prisoners taken by the Australians. New techniques and weapons such as the successful use of tanks and the improved accuracy of the artillery contributed to this victory.   Members of the Western Front association and n…

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Grandpa's War - Susan Burnett
12 Sep

Grandpa's War - Susan Burnett

Othery Village Hall, Fore Street, Othery, Somerset TA7 0QQ, UK
12 Sep 2018 19:45

The fascinating story of Norman Woodcock by his granddaughter Susan Burnett. Norman joined the T/A aged 17 in January 1914 and was immediately called up on the outbreak of war.  He served on almost every front in the war with the exception of the African campaigns as a signaller Beginning with the ill fated Gallipoli campaign and ending on the W…

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