'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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PODCAST : Hear about the capture of the Riqueval Bridge explained by a military man

PODCAST : Hear about the capture of the Riqueval Bridge explained by a mili…

Interviewed at length and an acknowledge expert on the attack on Riqueval Bridge, former Brigadier Jim Tanner explains t…

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Commemorating the attack on Riqueval Bridge : one of the greatest battles fought by the British Army

Commemorating the attack on Riqueval Bridge : one of the greatest battles f…

The attack on the St Quentin Canal was one of the greatest battles ever fought by the British Army. Once taken, on 29 S…

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Announcing the First World War Seminar Series, 2018-19

Announcing the First World War Seminar Series, 2018-19

In Flanders Fields Museum, Gateways to the First World War and the University of Kent present a series of eight seminars…

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Dear Chocolate Soldier : local theatre  bringing stories of the First World War to life

Dear Chocolate Soldier : local theatre bringing stories of the First World…

The play Dear Chocolate Soldier is a based on the letters of Edwin Hassall, who served on the Western Front between…

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'Journey's End' from MESH theatre returns to the Western Front this October/November for a limited run.

'Journey's End' from MESH theatre returns to the Western Front this October…

Following its hit run last year at Het Kruitmagazijn (Gunpowder Store) in Ypres / Ieper 'Journey's End' from MESH theatr…

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Release of Naval and Mercantile Marine Pension Records by Ancestry

Release of Naval and Mercantile Marine Pension Records by Ancestry

Members of The Western Front Association will be delighted to learn that the first of a series of releases of the WFA's …

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Commemorating the restoration of the Riqueval Bridge Memorial

Commemorating the restoration of the Riqueval Bridge Memorial

In glorious weather on the once British-held part of the Western Front, Western Front Association Chairman Colin Wagstaf…

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To Cross the Rubicon You Need… Life-Jackets!

To Cross the Rubicon You Need… Life-Jackets!

On 29 September 1918, the 46th (North Midland )Division crossed the St Quentin Canal. To do this with a 3,000 life-jacke…

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Commemorating the Capture of Riqueval Bridge : 29 & 30 September

Commemorating the Capture of Riqueval Bridge : 29 & 30 September

There will be a service to rededicate The Western Front Association Plaque commemorating the capture of Riqueval Br…

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The Western Front Association Calendar 2019

The Western Front Association Calendar 2019

The Western Front Association's 2020 calendar is now available. Once again it features images of the battlefield taken b…

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