Patrons, Presidents, Trustees and Appointees.

Founded by John Giles. Inaugurated 11 November 1980. Registered Charity No. 298365.


Sir Hew Strachan FRSE FRHistS

Honorary President

Professor Peter Simkins MBE FRHistS

Honorary Vice-Presidents

André Coillot

Professor John Bourne BA PhD FRHistS

Professor Gary Sheffield BA MA PhD FRHistS

The Burgomaster of Ypres

The Mayor of Albert

General The Lord Donnatt GCB CBE MC DL

Lt. Col. Graham W. Parker OBE

Lt. Col. (Rtd) Christopher Pugsley DPhil FRHistS

Dr Roger V. Lee PhD jssc


Chairman: Colin Wagstaff

Vice Chairman & Development: David Tattersfield

Honorary Secretary: Stephen Oram

Honorary Treasurer: Richard Lloyd

Legal: Richard Hughes

Branch Co-ordinator: Garry Trown

Historical Information: Matthew Lucas

Education: Martyn Hale

Outside Events: Jane Backhouse

Press and Publicity: Dr Tom Thorpe


Stand To! Editor: Jon Cooksey

Book Review Editor: David Filsell

Bulletin Editor: Ralph Lomas

Website Editor: Jonathan Vernon

European Officer: Andrew Tonge

Digital Projects Officer: Dan Hill

Universities Officer: Dr Phylomena Badsey

Branded Goods: Mark Macartney