Welcome to the Somerset Branch of The Western Front Association.

Meetings are held at 7.45pm at The Village Hall, Fore Street, Othery, Somerset, TA7 0QU. 

 

Upcoming Branch Events

The Men Who Planned the War - Paul Harris
10 Nov

The Men Who Planned the War - Paul Harris

Othery Village Hall , Fore St , Othery TA7 0QU
10 Nov 2021 19:30

The Men Who Planned the War - A Study of the Staff on the Western Front    Paul Harris examines the role of the British Army staff, recognizes  and evaluates their responsibilities , refines the agonizing work load , learning the essential and inevitable growth of competence of teh British Army Staff.   WFA and non-member's alike are more than …

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Tommy's Uniform - Simon Buckle
08 Dec

Tommy's Uniform - Simon Buckle

Othery Village Hall , Fore St , Othery TA7 0QU
08 Dec 2021 19:30

Tommy Uniform Simon will be bring along his display of uniforms and equipment to illustrate how much Tommy had to carry and how during the war the equipment was changed and updated.    Both WFA and non-members alike are welcome to this interesting talk and perhaps handle equipment that your relatives used in and out of the trenches . We ask for…

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Shot at Dawn - Myth and Reality   Ian Stevenson
09 Feb

Shot at Dawn - Myth and Reality Ian Stevenson

Othery Village Hall , Fore St , Othery TA7 0QU
09 Feb 2022 19:30

Our local branch chairman Ian Stevenson will examine the Myths and Reality of those soldiers Shot at Dawn.  3,080 soldiers were sentenced to death  under the Field General Courts Martial and 346 executions carried out.    WFA members and non members alike are welcome to attend this controversial subject. We ask for a modest £4 on the door to de…

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