Patrons, Presidents, Trustees and Appointees of The Western Front Association 

Founded by John Giles. Inaugurated 11 November 1980. Registered Charity No. 298365.


Patrons of The Western Front Association 

Sir Hew Strachan FRSE FRHistS

Professor Peter Simkins MBE FRHistS


Honorary President of The Western Front Association 

Professor Gary Sheffield BA MA PhD FRHistS


Honorary Vice-Presidents of The Western Front Association 

André Coillot

Professor John Bourne BA PhD FRHistS

The Burgomaster of Ypres

The Mayor of Albert

Col (Rtd) Patrick M Dennis OMM

Lt. Col. (Rtd) Christopher Pugsley DPhil FRHistS

Dr Roger V. Lee PhD jssc

Major-General (ret'd) Mungo Melvin CB OBE

Dr Jack Sheldon MA PhD FRGS

Dr Spencer Jones


Trustees of The Western Front Association 


Anthony Bolton

Vice Chairman & Development  

David Tattersfield

Honorary Secretary


Honorary Treasurer


Legal Trustee


Branch Co-ordinator




Education Trustee


PR & Press Trustee


Events Co-ordinator


Island of Ireland Trustee


Branded Goods Trustee








Jill  Stewart


Derek Blair


Richard Hughes






 Eve Wilson


 Dr Tom Thorpe


 Colin Wagstaff


 Gerry White


 Mark Macartney












 Appointees of the Western Front Association  

 WFA Office

Louise Green

Maya Shapland

 Stand To! Editor 

Matt Leonard  

 Book Reviews Editor  

Andrea Hetherington

 Bulletin Editor

Ralph Lomas

Digital Editor

Assistant Development Officer

Universities Office

European Officer

European Field Officer  




























Jonathan F Vernon

Simon Phillips

Adam Prime

Rocky Salmon

Michèl Admiraal