Welcome to the Wessex branch of The Western Front Association.
Due to the coronavirus, the meetings in April, May and June have been cancelled.
We meet at 2.00pm for a 2.30pm start.
There are no meetings in July or August.
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
Roger Penny is the Secretary of Milton Keynes WFA.Event Details
Dr David Kenyon is a British archaeologist and military historian. He was one of the military advisors on the film War Horse. He is known for his work on presenting and interpreting World War 1 history at public events and in the media. Since 2015, he is the Research Historian at Bletchley Park. He is also an Associate Lecturer in History at Brunel…Event Details
Maj. General (Retd) Mungo Melvin: Learning from the First World War: The British Army's Operation REFLECT, 2014-2018
Major-General Robert Adam Mungo Simpson Melvin CB OBE is a retired British Army officer, and a noted military historian. He is best known for his biography of German Field Marshal Erich von Manstein. He is an Editorial Board Member on Journal of Intelligence and Terrorism Studies. IMAGE: Battle of Bazentin Ridge. A long line of German prisoners be…Event Details