Welcome to the Wessex branch of The Western Front Association.

We gather at 2.00pm for a 2.30pm start.

There are no meetings in July. 

Meetings are held at Pimperne Village Hall in the heart of rural Dorset. Pimperne village lies two miles north-east of the Georgian Town of Blandford Forum with Blandford Camp, currently home of the Royal Signals, less than a mile away. 

 

Upcoming Branch Events

'The Clash of the Battle Cruisers, Battle of Dogger Bank 1915'
05 May

'The Clash of the Battle Cruisers, Battle of Dogger Bank 1915'

Pimperne Village Hall, Pimperne, Dorset, DT11 8UZ
05 May 2018 14:30

Dr Spencer Jones was due to give a talk on the Italian Front but has unfortunately had to cancel. Stepping into the breach Wessex Branch Vice Chairman Rod Arnold will give a talk on 'The Clash of the Battle Cruisers',  'The Battle of Dogger Bank 1915.'

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'Crisis What Crisis?  The U Boat Crisis Reconsidered
02 Jun

'Crisis What Crisis? The U Boat Crisis Reconsidered

Pimpern Village Hall, Pimperne DT11 8UZ
02 Jun 2018 14:30

Professor Eric Grove makes a welcome first visit to the branch. Professor Groves talk will examine the U Boat Crisis and consider the many factors and perceptions regarding the effectiveness of this naval campaign

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