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'…Event Details
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…Event Details
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…Event Details