Project ALIAS reveals the man who is listed twice

Project ALIAS reveals the man who is listed twice

As the project to learn more about those men who served in the British Army using a false name continues, various fascin…

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The Chinese Labour Force during the First World War

The Chinese Labour Force during the First World War

Articles      Edition of Stand To !   Behind the Lines (2) Chinese Labour Corps - Weihaiwe…

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A Perspective on the Western Front by an Army Officer from India by Dr. DeWitt C. Ellinwood

A Perspective on the Western Front by an Army Officer from India by Dr. DeWitt C. Ell…

This article first appeared in the January 2020 edition of Stand To! the journal of The Western Front Association. Membe…

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David George Mansell and his war service as 'Evans'

David George Mansell and his war service as 'Evans'

Many men joined the army under an assumed name, for some this would have been to run away from a past that may have invo…

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Lewes Casualties :  September 1918 and the impact of 'Spanish Flu'

Lewes Casualties : September 1918 and the impact of 'Spanish Flu'

September 1918 brought a further 14 Lewes casualties, 10 on the Western Front where the arrival of the Americans had …

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'Behind the Lines - The Story of the Iron Twelve' [Part 2] by Hedley Malloch

'Behind the Lines - The Story of the Iron Twelve' [Part 2] by Hedley Malloch

This article, Part 2 of 2 parts, first appeared in Stand To! No. 88. April/May 2010. This and all issues of Stand To! ar…

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'The Story of the Iron Twelve' [Part 1] by Hedley Malloch

'The Story of the Iron Twelve' [Part 1] by Hedley Malloch

This article first appeared, in two parts, in the journal of The Western Front Association, Stand To! No. 87 and No. 88.…

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The Iron 12 : The inauguration of the Iron Memorial and Commemorative Plaques in Guise

The Iron 12 : The inauguration of the Iron Memorial and Commemorative Plaques in Guis…

This article first appeared in Bulletin No.91 October/November 2011. Bulletin and Stand To! are the two magazines of The…

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Further Hints and Tips to assist with finding Pension Records

Further Hints and Tips to assist with finding Pension Records

The following may assist WFA members in the search for pension records 1) If using a regimental number as one of the se…

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Iris Hotblack and Alan ‘Balmy’ Morton : love letters from the Front

Iris Hotblack and Alan ‘Balmy’ Morton : love letters from the Front

At the outbreak of war in 1914, 20 year old Miss Iris Hotblack was at home with her family. They lived in a large, det…

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Pension Record Cards and Ledgers - how they fitted in to the bigger picture (part 2)

Pension Record Cards and Ledgers - how they fitted in to the bigger picture (part 2)

In an earlier article we looked at some cases of Pension records and compared the WFA's pension cards to files that are …

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The Camera Returns No.56 by Steve Wall and Bob Grundy

The Camera Returns No.56 by Steve Wall and Bob Grundy

This item first appeared in Stand To! No. 74 September 2005 p.54. All these articles can be enjoyed by WFA Members using…

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