Pension Claims - same man, different claim

Pension Claims - same man, different claim

The following article, by Craig Suddick, looks at a fairly uncommon scenario - being the pension claim for a deceased se…

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Iron Clad. The Service of 202081 Pte Frank Reece Beresford, H Bn Tank Corps by Charles Reece Beresford

Iron Clad. The Service of 202081 Pte Frank Reece Beresford, H Bn Tank Corps by Charle…

This article first appeared in Stand To! 40 Spring 1994 (pp13-14) The entire archive of Stand To! (up to the last 12 mon…

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Un-indexed Pension Cards. The 'Missing 22 drawers'

Un-indexed Pension Cards. The 'Missing 22 drawers'

In recent days an issue has come to light that affects approximately 2 percent of the Pension Cards for 'soldiers died'.…

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Articles on Tanks in Stand To 1 to 116 (1981 to 2019)

Articles on Tanks in Stand To 1 to 116 (1981 to 2019)

There are no fewer than 25 articles on tanks featured in Stand To! A popular subject, it has been covered in many differ…

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The Camera Returns No. 10 at the Central Tank Workshops at Erin, near St Pol by Bob Grundy and Steve Wall

The Camera Returns No. 10 at the Central Tank Workshops at Erin, near St Pol by Bob G…

'Camera Returns' No. 10 appeared in Stand To! No. 28 Spring 1990. Some 30 years later the 100th 'Camera Returns' approac…

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Project ALIAS: A major scheme to locate men who served using a 'different' name

Project ALIAS: A major scheme to locate men who served using a 'different' name

There are many fascinating quirks within the Pension Record Cards which have been saved by The Western Front Association…

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The disabled soldier – how his pension was calculated

The disabled soldier – how his pension was calculated

A man who was discharged as medically unfit where that unfitness was certified as being either caused by or aggravated b…

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Pension Record Cards and Ledgers - how they fitted in to the bigger picture

Pension Record Cards and Ledgers - how they fitted in to the bigger picture

As many member of The Western Front Association will know, especially the those who have accessed the pension records, t…

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Deborah Tank Descendants Return : 92nd Anniversary of when the tank was knocked out

Deborah Tank Descendants Return : 92nd Anniversary of when the tank was knocked out

This article by Rob Kirk first appeared ten years ago in Bulletin 86 : Feb/March 2010 pp 11-12. Members receive Bulletin…

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Ypres Salient Tank Memorial unveiled at Poelcapelle 10 October 2009

Ypres Salient Tank Memorial unveiled at Poelcapelle 10 October 2009

This article by Rob Kirk first appeared ten years ago in Bulletin 86 : Feb/March 2010 pp 8 -10. Members receive Bulletin…

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The Wood Brothers of Stacksteads, Lancashire

The Wood Brothers of Stacksteads, Lancashire

Back in 2014, I was helping to plan my brother's stag party. We planned to go to Ypres to visit many of the First World …

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British Prisoner of War Deaths - a case study from one PoW camp

British Prisoner of War Deaths - a case study from one PoW camp

Lidzbark Warminski, previously known as Heilsberg, is a town in northern Poland. In 1918, the area was part of East Prus…

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