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

'He's a Lumberjack and he's OK - the Canadians in the First World War' with Rob Thompson
07 Sep

'He's a Lumberjack and he's OK - the Canadians in the First World War' with Rob Thompson

Fairwater Conservative Club, Ely Road, Fairwater, Cardiff, CF5 2BY
07 Sep 2018 19:30

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-001332

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'The Americans on the Argonne' with Peter Hart
05 Oct

'The Americans on the Argonne' with Peter Hart

Fairwater Conservative Club, Ely Road, Fairwater, Cardiff, CF5 2BY
05 Oct 2018 19:30

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…

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'Charles Doughty-Wylie VC' with Anne Pedley
02 Nov

'Charles Doughty-Wylie VC' with Anne Pedley

Fairwater Conservative Club, Ely Road, Fairwater, Cardiff, CF5 2BY
02 Nov 2018 19:30

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…

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