Welcome to the Cambridgeshire branch of the WFA. 

We meet at The Comrades Club, Godmanchester, PE29 2AY on the first Wednesday of every month with the exception of January and August.

Doors open at 7.00pm for a prompt 7.30pm start.

Meetings are open to the general public, WFA membership is not essential.

We welcome a small voluntary donation, payable at the door to help pay towards the running of the branch. 

  

 

 

Upcoming Branch Events

"Clearing the dead 1919-1939" by Peter Hodgkinson
02 Sep

"Clearing the dead 1919-1939" by Peter Hodgkinson

The Comrades Club, 58 Cambridge St, Godmanchester, Huntingdon PE29 2AY
02 Sep 2020 19:30

Peter Hodgkinson will be examining about how the battlefields were cleared of fallen soldiers after the conflict ended. This talk will be topical because of the currently considerable interest in battlefield archaeology. Peter will look at how between the wars a process similar to modern archaeology was carried out to attempt to unearth the missing…

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"Motorcycle dispatch riders in 1914" by Nick Shelly
07 Oct

"Motorcycle dispatch riders in 1914" by Nick Shelly

The Comrades Club, 58 Cambridge St, Godmanchester, Huntingdon PE29 2AY
07 Oct 2020 19:30

In this talk Nick will describe the motorcyclists contribution to the 1914 campaign, from their own words and illustrated with their previously unpublished photographs. Some accounts are contemporaneous, others written soon after the war. The talk is illustrated with many unpublished images from various sources.

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"Fighting across different theatres of war: Gallipoli to the Western Front" by Dave Griffiths
04 Nov

"Fighting across different theatres of war: Gallipoli to the Western Front" by Dave Griffiths

The Comrades Club, 58 Cambridge St, Godmanchester, Huntingdon PE29 2AY
04 Nov 2020 19:30

Former Cambridgeshire WFA branch chairman, Dave Griffiths, in this presentation will be examining the experiences of the 29th, 11th (Northern) and 42nd (East Lancs) Divisions 1915-18, from Gallipoli to the Western Front. Detailing what happened to them in these very different theatres of war and how these experiences shaped these units and the men …

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