Welcome to the Wiltshire branch of the Western Front Association. 

Meetings are held on the first Sunday of the month between September and May only; when a Bank Holiday weeknd coincides, the meeting will be held a week later. Members are encouraged to check the WFA website for the latest position ahead of each branch meeting.

Meeting at 14.00.  

VENUE: Highworth Community Centre, The Dormers, Highworth, Wiltshire SN6 7PE.

 

Upcoming Branch Events

'Henry Hugh Tudor and the Plan for Cambrai. Tanks, shooting off map and smoke' by Ross Beadle
05 Feb

'Henry Hugh Tudor and the Plan for Cambrai. Tanks, shooting off map and smoke' by Ross Beadle

Highworth Community Centre, The Dormers, Highworth SN6 7PE
05 Feb 2023 14:00

Our February branch meeting once again will turn attention to Cambrai in 1917. Over the years we have studied aspects such as tanks and artillery at Cambrai and this month's talk is entitled 'Henry Hugh Tudor and the Plan for Cambrai. Tanks, shooting off map and smoke'.  The speaker will be branch member Ross Beadle and we can be sure of a well re…

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'War Lists of Gonville and Caius College Cambridge' by Dale Hjort
05 Mar

'War Lists of Gonville and Caius College Cambridge' by Dale Hjort

Highworth Community Centre, The Dormers, Highworth SN6 7PE
05 Mar 2023 14:00

Our March meeting will see a welcome return of local member Dale Hjort who will talk on the 'War Lists of Gonville and Caius College Cambridge'. It is thought that over 1,400 members and former members of the college served in the Great War or undertook war work of some kind. Dale will explore this remarkable story of just one Cambridge college. …

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'Ernst Junger' by Mike McCarthy
02 Apr

'Ernst Junger' by Mike McCarthy

Highworth Community Centre, The Dormers, Highworth SN6 7PE
02 Apr 2023 14:00

For our April meeting our attention turns to the German side of the wire. Mike McCarthy will speak to the branch on Ernst Junger and will explore some of the exploits detailed in Junger's well known books Copse 125 and Storm of Steel. Mike will examine and validate them from various sources. This is a fascinating study accompanied by maps and photo…

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