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Western Front Association
The Western Front Association promotes an interest & understanding of the campaigns on the Western Front, in France and Flanders, during The Great War
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Western Front Association Feb 16
Announcing The WFA PhD Scholarship Programme 2019. Applications open on Monday Friday 25th February and close on Monday 30th September 2019.
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Western Front Association Feb 16
Announcing The WFA PhD Scholarship Programme 2019. Applications open on Monday Friday 25th February and close on Monday 30th September 2019.
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Western Front Association Feb 15
‘Shout at the Devil! The hunt of SMS Königsberg’. Kevin Patience tells the story of the Königsberg at WFA Yorkshire branch. A story made famous in the books of CS Forester and Wilbur Smith. This Sat 16 February.
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Western Front Association Feb 15
Aviatrix , Amy ‘Johnnie’ Johnson, ‘The Aeroplane Girl' from Hull, who taught herself the basics of aviation is the subject of Roy Smart’s talk at the Southend-on-Sea branch of the WFA this Monday 18 FEB from 20h00 to 22h00. Details here >
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Western Front Association Feb 14
‘Tunnelling for victory in WW1’. Richard Crompton and Robin Sanderson will be talking at WFA Ox & Bucks branch. Each will tell how their respective relative joined up and saw service. This Sat 16 February.
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Western Front Association Feb 14
‘Escapers All – 1914 To 1918’. Richard Lloyd will be giving a talk on British POWs of the First World War at WFA Birmingham Branch. This Sat 16 February.
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Western Front Association Feb 14
‘The Women of Westfield: picking up the pieces after the First World War’ is a wonderful short documentary that looks at the role played by the wives of disabled veterans after the First World War.
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Western Front Association Feb 4
Dr Jonathan Boff will be speaking at All Souls College, Oxford this Wednesday 6 Feb on ‘Money and the First World War’. 5.30pm to 7.00pm. Wharton Room.
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Western Front Association Jan 26
Learn how the currently available online records, including the recent releases of the digitised Pension Reco rds, bring detail to the story of a soldier who died in the Great War.
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Western Front Association Jan 26
COMING UP: 1 February 'Only an Officer, Only a Chap, Junior Officers in WW1' Rosemary Chaloner will be speaking at Wales (South) Branch.
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Western Front Association Jan 21
Sinn Fein Dublin Congress of MPS convenes with first Dail and declares Ireland independent. (except 36 in prison).
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Western Front Association Jan 21
Replying to @DanHillHistory
Monday 16 December 1918. Allies completed occupation of Rhine bridgeheads.
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Western Front Association Jan 21
Replying to @DanHillHistory
Friday 6 December 1918. Cologne entered by British.
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Western Front Association Jan 21
Replying to @DanHillHistory
Sunday 1 December 1918. BEF & AEF cross pre-1870 German frontier.
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Western Front Association Jan 21
Replying to @DanHillHistory
Tuesday 26 November 1918. Last German troops recrossed the Belgian Frontier.
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Western Front Association Jan 21
Replying to @DanHillHistory
Sunday 24 November 1918. BEF & AEF reached the German frontier.
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Western Front Association Jan 21
Replying to @DanHillHistory
Wednesday 20 November. AEF crossed Luxembourg frontier.
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Western Front Association Jan 21
Replying to @DanHillHistory
Sunday 17 November 1918. Allied Armies of Occupation (40 Divisions) began their march eastward from the Armistice Line to the Rhine.
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Western Front Association Jan 21
21 January 1916. Pte Frederick C Baldwyn was KIA near Kut al Amara. A bricklayer who lived on his father’s farm before the war. An extant Pension Record helps reveal his family story.
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Dan Hill Jan 20
It has taken a huge amount of research but i'm really proud to have identified a number of these men of the Regt, photographed in Bethune in March 1915. I'd love to be able to put a name to one or two more, a massive long-shot but please RT, you never know!
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