Welcome to the Yorkshire (West Riding) branch of the Western Front Association.
We meet on Saturdays 1.30pm in St Mary's Church Annexe, Station Road, Allerton Bywater WF10 2DH
We ask for a donation of £3 to cover costs.
Upcoming Branch Events
John Sheehan, author of Harrogate Terriers (published by Pen and Sword), will relate how the 1/5th (Territorial) Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment, helped stop the German advance in April 1918. Find us at St Mary's Church, Station Road, Allerton Bywater, WF10 2DH. All meetings are open to non-WFA members who always receive a warm welcome. There's…Event Details
Between the wars a process similar to modern archaeology was carried out to attempt to unearth WW1 missing and bury them properly in IWGC cemeteries. How was this work done? Who did it? What were their experiences? Captain G Crawford, who drew up a set of instructions for doing this work, made this observation: 'It has been found to be advisable …Event Details
This year's Awayday will take us to Richmond in North Yorkshire to visit the Green Howards Regimental Museum and Richmond Castle. Although the cells where the 'Richmond 16' (Conscientious Objectors) were held - and the graffiti they left behind - are closed for restoration, there are display boards charting the trials and tribulations of these men.…Event Details