IWM Opens its Museums

IWM Opens its Museums

IWM Museums are open and welcoming visitors.  Here are the guidelines relating to Covid-19.

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New Education Trustee

New Education Trustee

The new Education Trustee of The Western Front Association is retired headteacher, Eve Wilson. Eve says that she believ…

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New Compliance and Governance Trustee

New Compliance and Governance Trustee

In view of ever-increasing rules and legislation that impacts on the charity sector, we have decided to create a new rol…

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New Universities Trustee

New Universities Trustee

The new Universities Trustee of The Western Front Association is Dr Will Butler. He is in the final stages of assembling…

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Bunker excavation at 'Whitesheet'

Bunker excavation at 'Whitesheet'

One of the largest underground bunker systems of the First World War has been uncovered by archaeologists in Wijtschate,…

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Stand To! Editor Required

Stand To! Editor Required

The Western Front Association would like to receive expressions of interest for the position of Editor of Stand To! …

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Military Factsheets republished

Military Factsheets republished

Between 1983 and 2003 a series of sixteen 'Military Factsheets' were produced by The Western Front Association. These ha…

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Remembering 1st July 1916 : Hawthorn Ridge and Lochnagar Craters

Remembering 1st July 1916 : Hawthorn Ridge and Lochnagar Craters

To mark the anniversary of the 1 day of the Battle of the Somme 1916 watch a short film from the Lochnagar Crater Founda…

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Ypres from above in 1919

Ypres from above in 1919

The film footage shown below was taken after the end of the First World War and it gives an extraordinary view of the sc…

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Fostering  Remembrance, Peace and Reconciliation with the Lochnagar Crater Foundation 1 July

Fostering  Remembrance, Peace and Reconciliation with the Lochnagar Crater …

Special Commemorative Activities, July 1st, 2020 This is an invitation from the Lochnagar Crater Foundation to join t…

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Jon Cooksey - fundraising page

Jon Cooksey - fundraising page

Members will be interested to hear that Heather, the widow of Jon Cooksey has set up a scheme to enable friends to rem…

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The reach of The Western Front Association is global

The reach of The Western Front Association is global

Recent activity on our website shows our reach; it is global. Trench Lines has readers from the UK (77%) the US (15…

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