Welcome to the Wales (South) branch of The Western Front Association. 

Meetings are held every first Friday of the month at 7.30pm. 

Venue: Canton RFC, Lawrenny Avenue, Canton, Cardiff, CF11 8BR

Our forthcoming branch meetings have the following talks planned:

 

10 June

The Guns at Le Cateau 26th August 1914 (ZOOM TALK) with Vern Littley

1 July

The 9th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry in the Great War with Dr. Derek Clayton

5 August 

The British Army and the Breaking of the Hindenburg Line with Viv John

2 September     

Pioneers in Orthopaedic Surgery-fighting a war on two fronts (ZOOM TALK) with Thomas Scotland 

7 October 

Battle of Aubers Ridge, May 1915 with Phil Davies

4 November

A Travelogue of Our Burial Ground Pilgrimage of the Last Seven Years to Over 1,400 Burial Grounds Across France and Belgium with Stephen Binks

2 December

German Tanks at Villers-Bretonneux (ZOOM TALK) with Chris John

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Upcoming Branch Events

‘A Travelogue of Our Burial Ground Pilgrimage of the Last Seven Years to Over 1,400 Burial Grounds Across France and Belgium’ with Stephen Binks
04 Nov

‘A Travelogue of Our Burial Ground Pilgrimage of the Last Seven Years to Over 1,400 Burial Grounds Across France and Belgium’ with Stephen Binks

Canton Rugby Football Club, Lawrenny Avenue, Cardiff CF11 8BR.
04 Nov 2022 19:30

Stephen Binks will be giving his talk ‘A travelogue of our burial ground Pilgrimage of the last seven years to over 1,400 burial grounds across France and Belgium’ Stephen is a retired self-employed battlefield guide. He has spent last seven years on a Pilgrimage to the burial grounds of France and Belgium. His intention is to stand at the grave o…

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ONLINE: ‘German Tanks at Villers-Bretonneux’ with Chris John
02 Dec

ONLINE: ‘German Tanks at Villers-Bretonneux’ with Chris John

Canton Rugby Football Club, Lawrenny Avenue, Cardiff CF11 8BR.
02 Dec 2022 19:30

Chris John will be giving a talk via Zoom on ‘German Tanks at Villers-Bretonneux’. Most know about the British development of the tank but did the Germans have tanks? If not, why not and if so how did they develop? A look at the development of fighting armoured vehicles particularly from the German perspective and the only serious German attempt to…

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