Pension Records for 'non-UK' soldiers

Pension Records for 'non-UK' soldiers

It was initially believed that the WFA's Pension Cards and Ledgers were only for claims for pensions for men who came fr…

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An analysis of the Mercantile Marine index cards

An analysis of the Mercantile Marine index cards

Within the millions of documents the WFA have saved was a small metal set of four drawers that - in the scale of the arc…

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The crew of Deborah

The crew of Deborah

One of the more remarkable discoveries in recent years is that of tank D51 ‘Deborah’ at Flesquières, near Cambrai. Prio…

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An overview of the Pension System immediately after the War

An overview of the Pension System immediately after the War

The following article by Craig Suddick takes an overview of the pension system immediately after the First World War: W…

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Finding Horace: A two minute search of the WFA's Pension Records provides the answer

Finding Horace: A two minute search of the WFA's Pension Records provides the answer

The Pension Cards and Ledgers that were saved by The Western Front Association are a valuable resource which will massiv…

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How to use the 'Browse' function on Fold3

How to use the 'Browse' function on Fold3

The intention behind this article is to explain how to access Pension Ledgers on the WFA's Library edition of Fold3 by u…

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Index of counties within regions for Pension Records

Index of counties within regions for Pension Records

This is to is to assist members undertaking Pension Record searches using the 'browse' facility on the WFA's Library edi…

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19th July 1919 Peace Day in Britain

19th July 1919 Peace Day in Britain

This article first appeared in Bulletin 114, the internal news and information magazine for members of The Western Front…

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Aftermath: Ireland

Aftermath: Ireland

Amongst those commemorated on Lewes War Memorial is Lance-Corporal Sidney Wright 1/6th Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment…

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Following in R C Sherriff’s footsteps – the path to his own ‘Journey’s End’ in the Great War

Following in R C Sherriff’s footsteps – the path to his own ‘Journey’s End’ in the Gr…

Crescent Trench - British front line, 31 July 1917 8th Battalion Queen’s (Royal West Surrey) Regiment, 72 Brigade,…

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Cyrus Peck, Piper Paul and the Canadian Scottish at Amiens

Cyrus Peck, Piper Paul and the Canadian Scottish at Amiens

This article looks at one battalion's action on 8 August 1918, and is largely based on a chapter of the battalion's hist…

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Aubers Ridge 9 May 1915

Aubers Ridge 9 May 1915

At the end of April 1915 the Sussex Express carried a cheering report from one of its former reporters, Private W G H…

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