2019 calendar

2019 calendar

The WFA 2019 Calendar is still available. This high-quality product which has received superb feedback includes first cl…

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1 - The WFA trustees plan for the future

1 - The WFA trustees plan for the future

The next AGM will take place on 27th April 2019. The current trustees will remain in post until then, or will leave earl…

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2 - LETTER TO WFA MEMBERS 12 Nov 2018

2 - LETTER TO WFA MEMBERS 12 Nov 2018

12th November 2018 Dear WFA member The Butte de Warlencourt This letter is to bring you up to date about the Butte de…

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3 - BACKGROUND: Butte de Warlencourt

3 - BACKGROUND: Butte de Warlencourt

Butte de Warlencourt Background Many members may now be aware of the decision to divest The Western Front Association …

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FREE EXHIBITION: Photographing the Fallen until 3 December

FREE EXHIBITION: Photographing the Fallen until 3 December

Photographing the Fallen is about Jeremy Gordon-Smith’s great great uncle Ivan Bawtree who was a war graves photographer…

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PENSION RECORDS LATEST: Further Release of 1.5 million Pension records

PENSION RECORDS LATEST: Further Release of 1.5 million Pension records

Explore the wealth of information to be found in the further release of another 1.5 million digitised Pension Records T…

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Announcing a new competition to foster interest and scholarship in the First World War among young historians Aged 16 – 19

Announcing a new competition to foster interest and scholarship in the Firs…

THE COLIN HARDY MEMORIAL PRIZE Supported by the Western Front Association Do you have an interest in the First World…

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Major Tom’s War – despatches from the Front Line

Major Tom’s War – despatches from the Front Line

Vee Walker has taken her personal Armistice commemoration one step further than most. In 2014 Vee translated a letter…

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Further sets of Pension Records saved by The Western Front Association being made available on Ancestry

Further sets of Pension Records saved by The Western Front Association bein…

The Western Front Association are pleased to share the exciting news that Ancestry will be making available online fur…

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How to contribute your First World War artefacts to the Lest We Forget Archive

How to contribute your First World War artefacts to the Lest We Forget Arch…

The Commonwealth War Graves Foundation is working in collaboration with the University of Oxford to create a digital a…

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'Unremembered' : Take part in this national billboards campaign to remember the Labour Corps and mark the centenary of the Armistice

'Unremembered' : Take part in this national billboards campaign to remember…

During the First World War, men and women from many dominion countries of the British Empire made a vital contribution…

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PODCAST : "A conscientious objector with a very seared conscience” + 'Wilfred Owen and Beyond' 26 - 28 October 2018

PODCAST : "A conscientious objector with a very seared conscience” + 'Wilfr…

Dr Kate Kennedy, the organiser of the forthcoming Wilfred Owen conference at Wolfson College, Oxford gives a fascinating…

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