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ONLINE : Branch Zoom Meeting 19/09/20


Email WFA Branch ZOOM Saturday 19th September   Location : Zoom Online : Meeting ID: 857 1386 5706 : Passcode: 968771   Welcome and Introduction to Zoom meetings                         JD “remembrance” . A local Soldier remembered.         …

Divisional Memorials on the Western Front


It all started with a conversation. Clive Harris, on one of the excellent battlefield tours run by Battle Honours was talking about Divisional Memorials, and speculated that the construction of these may have been funded by the sales of divisional histories, of which many were published in the 1920s. I thought this was an interesting point as I had…

"The 46th (North Midland) Division TF Revisited" by John Bourne


We welcome John back to the branch.  His talk is a change to the advertised talk. The 46th Division was the first Territorial Division to deploy to the Western Front as a complete formation. With a partial and incompleted detour to Egypt in 1916, it spent the rest of the war there. The division suffered a disastrous baptism of fire at the Hohenzol…