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WFA Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph and in the Guards Chapel Saturday 11 November 2017

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Attendance at the Cenotaph and in the Guards Chapel on Saturday 11 November is open to all Western Front Association members. Those attending the ceremony must assemble in King Charles Street behind the archway and NOT at the junction with Whitehall. Security for the ceremony have advised that attendees must not have/carry large bags but ladies…


The Western Front Association Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph, Whitehall 11 November 2017

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Highlights from the WFA Service of Remembrance held at the Cenotaph, Whitehall, London on the morning of 11 November 2017. The ceremony was attended by various VIPs. MPs Tom Watson and Jamie Stone represented the Labour and Liberal Democrats respectively. Lyndsay Knight, Department of Culture, Media and Sport attended for the government. Singer …


The Chinese Labour Corps commemorated

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The Chinese Labour Corps commemorated at The Western Front Association Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph, Whitehall, London Saturday 11 November 2017.   The Chinese Labour Corps were commemorated for the first time acknowledging the role 140,000 Chinese Workers played during the First World War.  This generated significant interest from C…





All over the world: media coverage of this year’s Western Front Association’s Armistice ceremony at the Cenotaph

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From Tom Thorpe at the Western Front Association Service of Commemoration at the Cenotaph 11 November 2017 This year I was big in China at the Cenotaph! In my role as media organiser for this year’s WFA ceremony, I was interviewed by three Chinese press outlets; China Central Television, the Xinhua News Agency and the UK Chinese Journal. Their p…


The Chinese Labour Corps Remembered at the Cenotaph on Armistice Day

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Chinese Labour Corps contingent next to the Cenotaph with the Western Front Association Chairman Colin Wagstaff and Malcolm Doolin   The image of the Cenotaph graced with wreaths of red poppies is one that never ceases to touch me. Although my family was in no way connected to the two world wars, the thought of all those who gave themselves to …


Bulletin 109

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Our member magazine Bulletin just came out.   In this November/December Issue Members get international, national and branch news as well as other WFA related news and, items, notices and advertisements. Receiving Bulletin, and its sister magazine Stand To! is on of the many benefits of being a WFA member. New members receive a welcome pack…