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


  The play Dear Chocolate Soldier is a based on the letters of Edwin Hassall, who served on the Western Front between 1914 to 1918.   During the Great War people in Britain often sent parcels to the troops in France.   In 1916,  six year old Joan Burbidge sent some chocolate out to France. Wanting to make sure that the troops knew who had s…

Postponed : 'Royal Garrison Artillery 1913 -1924, Part 3, Field Army Support' with Geoff Spring


Geoff makes a welcome return to the Branch to present Part 3 of The Royal Garrison Artillery. Geoff's presentations always prove to be informative and enlightening   

Military Factsheets republished


Between 1983 and 2003 a series of sixteen 'Military Factsheets' were produced by The Western Front Association. These have been long out of print and have become very difficult to obtain. Despite the passage of time these factsheets remain extremely useful to anyone seeking a deeper understanding of aspects of the Great War.  Using digital techno…