Welcome to the Wales (South) branch of The Western Front Association.
Meetings are held every first Friday of the month at 7.30pm.
Our venue: Fairwater Conservative Club, Ely Rd, Fairwater, Cardiff, CF5 2BY.
Details on our NEW website: South Wales Branch
Upcoming Branch Events
Rob Thompson will be giving a talk on the role the Canadians played in the First World War. Rob Thompon is a military historian and lecturer at City University of London. IMAGE: Canadian soldiers returning from Vimy Ridge, May 1917. Courtesy W.I. CASTLE/MINISTÈRE DE LA DÉFENSE NATIONALE /BIBLIOTHÈQUE ET ARCHIVES CANADA/ PA-001332Event Details
Peter Hart will be giving a talk on the Americans on the Argonne. Peter Hart is the oral historian at the Imperial War Museum and has written several titles on the First World War. His latest books for Profile are Gallipoli, The Great War and Voices from the Front. IMAGE: Soldiers of Headquarters Company, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Div…Event Details
Anne Pedley will be giving a talk on Charles Doughty-Wylie VC. Born in 1868 at Theberton Hall, Suffolk, Charles attended Winchester College and Sandhurst. He served in the army in India, Crete, Sudan and the First Boer War. He was lieutenant colonel in the Royal Welch Fusiliers during the First World War when they were fighting in Gallipoli. He w…Event Details