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

The 2nd Battle of Kemmel a talk by John Sheehan
04 Aug

The 2nd Battle of Kemmel a talk by John Sheehan

St Mary's Church Annexe, Station Road, Allerton Bywater, WF10 2DH
04 Aug 2018 13:30
0113 250 2165

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'…

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The Forgotten Legion - Britain's First World War Widows by Andrea Hetherington
01 Sep

The Forgotten Legion - Britain's First World War Widows by Andrea Hetherington

St Mary's Church Annexe, Station Road, Allerton Bywater, WF10 2DH
01 Sep 2018 13:30
0113 250 2165

Married soldiers contributed 28% of those killed in WW1 yet the lives of the 200,000 widows has been largely neglected until now. The treatment of these widows by the authorities gives a fascinating insight into attitudes towards women and to welfare in early 20th century Britain. Taken from her latest book, the first full-length study to investiga…

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Wilfred Own - a talk by Mavis Sellers
06 Oct

Wilfred Own - a talk by Mavis Sellers

St Mary's Church Annexe, Station Road, Allerton Bywater, WF10 2DH
06 Oct 2018 13:30
0113 250 2165

Wilfred Owen was killed in action a week before the Armistice in the attempt to cross the Sambre-Oise canal. He is buried in Ors Communal Cemetery.   Mavis Sellers's talk looks at the last 24 hours of Owen's life.   Find us at St Mary's Church, Station Road, Allerton Bywater, WF10 2DH. All meetings are open to non-WFA members who always receive…

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