Welcome to the Scotland (Tayside) branch of The Western Front Association.
We meet at 2.00pm at The Glasite Hall, which is adjacent to St Andrew's Church, King Street, Dundee, DD1 2JB. (Bottom of King Street next door to the Wellgate Centre).
Upcoming Branch Events
Women Doctors on the Eastern & Western Fronts (1912-18)
In a change to the original scheduled presentation, Dr Ann Robertson will give this talk on Women Doctors in the Great War. Women doctors were first employed in the Balkan Wars of 1912 and 1913, before contributing on both the Western and Eastern Fronts. Famously, Edinburgh Doctor Elsie Inglis was one of them. A retired Consultant Anaesthetist, …Event Details
The 1/7th Northumberland Fusiliers 1908-16
This talk explores the history and development of the 1/7th Northumberland Fusiliers from 1908 to its participation in the Battle of Flers-Courcelette on 15 Sep 1916. Part of 149th Infantry Brigade, 50th Division, the battalion is specifically examined in this talk, in particular its fight at Flers. The talk also draws wider conclusions about the T…Event Details
RAF Involvement at the Battle of Amiens, August 1918
This talk will briefly cover the ground plan followed by detailed coverage of the RAF Structure during the Battle of Amiens. A look into the various roles played by each aircraft type. Then personal recollections through the 8-10 of August detailing actions of Army Cooperation (particularly tanks). Scouts, Reconnaissance and bombers. A final sect…Event Details