Welcome to the Yorkshire (West Riding) branch of the Western Front Association. 

We meet on Saturdays 1.30pm in St Mary's Church Annexe, Station Road, Allerton Bywater WF10 2DH

We ask for a donation of £3 to cover costs. 


For individual event details see below.  

Upcoming Branch Events

The Knutsford Lads Who Never Came Home by Tony Davies
07 Mar

The Knutsford Lads Who Never Came Home by Tony Davies

St Mary's Church Annexe, Station Road, Allerton Bywater, WF10 2DH
07 Mar 2020 13:30
0113 250 2165

In the Great War the village of Knutsford, 14 miles south of Manchester, contributed one in five of it's men to serve.  This closely matched the national statistic of one in four.  Tony Davies' talk is about the 274 Knutsford lads who never returned from the war.     Find us at St. Mary's Church, Station Road, Allerton Bywater, WF10 2DH. All mee…

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Territorial Gunners at War by Terry Dean
04 Apr

Territorial Gunners at War by Terry Dean

St Mary's Church Annexe, Station Road, Allerton Bywater, WF10 2DH
04 Apr 2020 13:30
0113 250 2165

Terry Dean will tell the story of the part - time Territorials of the !st West Lancashire Brigade, Royal field Artillery, who exchanged their outdated 15 pound field guns for 18 pounders in September 1915 and crossed to France.  After gaining experience on quiet sectors of the front, they fought in the Somme battles from late July 1916 before movin…

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