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
POW Camps in the South West - Colin Chapman Colin Chapman is the President of the Bristol and Avon Family History Society and has been researching POW camps in the Uk for over ten years. Now is your chance to learn how the Prisoner of War camps were set up in the West Country , how they were managed and what the Germans Pow's did to pass the ti…Event Details
Shout at the Deveil by Kevin Patience Come and hear the true story of the SMS Konisberg a German light cruiser , she was sent to the German East Africa prior to the war arriving in Dar es Salaam in June 1914. When war broke out she became a raider on the East Africa coast, a major failure to one of her engines saw her taking refuge in the Ru…Event Details
Food Glorious Food - Pat Adamson A look at the types of food that were available at home and in the trenches during the Great War. How did the country manage to feed itself and the troops with the restrictions due to the submarine warfare , plus the thousands of men working the land having joined up. If we are lucky Pat will have some sa…Event Details