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

WHY DID OP MARS FAIL by Michael Orr

Pimperne Village Hall, Newfield Road, Pimperne, Dorset, DT11 8UZ, UK
04 Aug 2018 14:30

Michael Orr makes a welcome first visit to Wessex Branch and gives his perspective on why Operation Mars, the major German Offensive in March 1918 did not meet its strategic objectives

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Rodney Atwood - "Rawlinson"

Pimperne Village Hall, Newfield Road, Pimperne, Dorset, DT11 8UZ, UK
06 Oct 2018 14:30

Well Known Historian, Author and Branch member Rodney Atwood gives his first talk based on his latest book, recently published after much hard research on the

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Richard Osgood Senior Archaeologist DIO
03 Nov

Richard Osgood Senior Archaeologist DIO

Pimperne Village Hall, Newfield Road, Pimperne, Dorset, DT11 8UZ, UK
03 Nov 2018 14:30

Although the specific topic has to be confirmed - Richard in his role as Senior Archaeologist in the Defence Infrastructure Organisation makes a welcome visit to the Branch

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