Welcome to the Worcestershire & Herefordshire branch of The Western Front Association. 

We currently meet on the 3rd Friday of the month (with the exception of December) at 19.30 until approx 22.00 at:

St. Peter’s Village Hall

St. Peter’s Drive

Worcester

WR5 3TA

St.Peter's Village Hall (c) Google Maps 2022

Parking is available in the Tesco Supermarket WR5 3TA.

After parking, walk up the right hand side of the store and bear left. The hall is at the end of the row.

WFA members and Non members are all welcome.

Upcoming Branch Events

‘The Battle of Aubers Ridge 9th May, 1915’ by Colin Ellender
15 Mar

‘The Battle of Aubers Ridge 9th May, 1915’ by Colin Ellender

St Peter’s Village Hall, St Peter’s Drive, Worcester WR5 3TA
15 Mar 2024 19:30

This talk was originality scheduled for the 20th October 2023 but was cancelled due to ill health. British generals were confident of success at Aubers Ridge, part of the Anglo-French offensive known as the Second Battle of Artois. However, there was a severe lack of artillery and a shortage of shells, many of which were of poor quality. This, tog…

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‘Haig, Foch, Pershing and the Battle of St. Mihiel - Sept. 1918’ a talk by Michael O’Brien
19 Apr

‘Haig, Foch, Pershing and the Battle of St. Mihiel - Sept. 1918’ a talk by Michael O’Brien

St Peter’s Village Hall, St Peter’s Drive, Worcester WR5 3TA
19 Apr 2024 19:30

St. Mihiel was the first battle of the Great War to be planned and commanded by the United States. The planning of most battles by any allied forces usually includes a political aspect, and St. Mihiel was amongst the most ‘political’ of all. Michael looks at how, and why, certain decisions were made leading up to, and during, the battle. Members …

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Charles Edward Shrimpton, Worcestershire Regiment 1919 – 1952, a talk by Pete MacCormac
17 May

Charles Edward Shrimpton, Worcestershire Regiment 1919 – 1952, a talk by Pete MacCormac

St Peter’s Village Hall, St Peter’s Drive, Worcester WR5 3TA
17 May 2024 19:30

Pete is a member of our branch and creates talks about members of his and his wife’s families and last year gave a talk after the AGM This talk is about Charles Edward Shrimpton, Pete’s maternal grandad. He had a tough start to life, but found his calling in a post-war Army with The Worcestershire Regiment. There were some ‘bumps in the road’ dur…

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