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

'1918 The Unheralded Victory' a talk by Mike Shaw
10 Jan

'1918 The Unheralded Victory' a talk by Mike Shaw

Othery Village Hall, Fore Street Othery Somerset TA7 0QQ UK
10 Jan 2018 19:30

Mike Shaw will present 1918 The Unheralded Victory , starting with the a strategic  view of the war as of the 1st January 1918 , followed by General Ludendorff's plans for the German spring offensive. Concluding with the last 100 days and the advance to victory.  if you want to hear a clear and concise description of 1918 this is the talk to hear.…

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'Czechs Poles and Russians on the Western Front' a talk by Barry Maule
14 Feb

'Czechs Poles and Russians on the Western Front' a talk by Barry Maule

Othery Village Hall, Fore Street Othery Somerset TA7 0QQ UK
14 Feb 2018 19:30

Barry Maule will present the almost unheard story of the Czechs , Poles and Russians who fought on the Western Front. Come and hear how in 1918 after the armistice between Russia and Germany , the Czechs continued the fight by transferring to France. Members of the Western Front and non members alike are equally welcome we ask for a modest £4 don…

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'An Artist's War' a talk by Phyllida Shaw
14 Mar

'An Artist's War' a talk by Phyllida Shaw

Othery Village Hall, Fore Street Othery Somerset TA7 0QQ UK
14 Mar 2018 19:30

Phyllida Shaw will bring to life the story of Morris Meredith Evans who pre war was a book illustrator an teacher.  Being a very short man he was initially rejected by the Army in 1914 , he eventually joined the 17th Battalion of the Welsh Regiment , the first Welsh bantam regiment. He spent 10 months on the Western Front , in 1918 he joined the …

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