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. 

2019 Meetings:

12 January

Branch Forum

2 February  

Speaker TBA

2 March

Serpents in the Garden  of Remembrance by Michael O’Brien

6 April

Uncle Ben by David Britton



Upcoming Branch Events

Uncle Ben by David Britton
06 Apr

Uncle Ben by David Britton

St Mary's Church Annexe, Station Road, Allerton Bywater, WF10 2DH
06 Apr 2019 13:30
0113 250 2165

Based on his book of the same name, David Britton will talk about his Uncle, Captain Benjamin Chipcase Clayton MC who was an Art Teacher from County Durham. During his 18 months in the line he completed 40 'Sketches from the Front' and these can be linked to events described in his Colonel's diary (published in 1964 as 'General Jack's Diary'. On t…

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Boy Scouts at War by Colin Walker
11 May

Boy Scouts at War by Colin Walker

St Mary's Church Annexe, Station Road, Allerton Bywater, WF10 2DH
11 May 2019 13:30
0113 250 2165

When war came in 1914 Baden-Powell's Scout Movement was only six years old. Many thought the movement would collapse - yet the opposite was true. Scouts proved themselves to be highly useful and undertook no end of duties from guarding railway lines and tunnels, watching the skies for Zeppelin raids, assisting the coastguard and harvesting crops. O…

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