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Honorary Secretary


Honorary Secretary Role Purpose: To assist the Chairman in co-ordinating and leading the activities/business of the Board of Trustees/Executive Committee in order that the objectives of the organisation are met in accordance with constitutional responsibilities and within the guidelines as required by the Charities Commission and English law. Ke…

Relearning the Lessons. John Terraine’s 1984 WFA Address


Relearning the Lessons. John Terraine’s 1984 WFA Address (This article, a transcript of John Terraine's 1984 Address first appeared in Stand To! 1985 No.13  pp4-7) "Mr. Chairman, fellow-members of The Western Front Association: I hope you will forgive me if today - contrary to my usual practice - I strike a personal note in my address to you. B…

The Annual General Meeting Address delivered by Mr John Terraine at the AGM on 31 January 1987


[This article first appeared in Stand To ! 20 Summer 1987] pp 7 - 8   First let me say a word of reassurance: it's only a few weeks ago that a number of you will have received a longish burst from me at the National Army Museum on Founder's Day. Don't worry - this time I shan't keep you long. I only want to say two things, really, about ourse…

Look what you are missing ! Bulletin (114) published 15 August


64pp plus covers

  • Western Front Association news
  • Details of the AGM and other national events.
  • Numerous Battlefield Tours advertised
  • Branch information and all of their events and news
  • And a few good articles too. 

Like Stand To!, Bulletin is issued in print or digital form to members three times a year. 


AGM and Members' Evening.


This meeting will give branch members an opportunity to share with the rest of the branch a specific area of interest from their own research. Speakers to be confirmed. ~ ~ ~ The Warwick Arms Hotel provides a bar for refreshments. There is a question and answer session after the talk, followed by a raffle. Members and non-members of The Western…

AGM 25 April 2020 : Cancelled


We are mindful that we are constitutionally bound to hold an AGM by the 10th May 2020 but due to the unprecedented circumstances this make that requirement impossible to fulfil. The predicted Government advice on public meetings and avoiding social contact is now official. We have consulted the Charity Commission who have indicated that charitie…

Bulletin 116 : April 2020 out now


Bulletin arrived through member's letterboxes this morning and is going out to Digital Members right now. The following provides a contents listing for Bulletin 116. April 2020 Contents Introduction and News President’s Introduction : Professor Gary Sheffield  Rob Thompson receives The Western Front Association Hero Award Obituary: Geoff …

Annual General Meeting 2021


We shall be holding our Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 2 November and all branch members are welcome to attend. The exact location is yet to be finalised but shall be known shortly. If you are interested in attending then please let me know so that we have an idea of numbers and can cater accordingly - contact me either by email (petergill@live.…

2022 Spring Conference and AGM


Programme for the day   9:30am Doors open. Teas/coffees 10.15am Welcome by the Chair 10.20am ‘Three Days at Marfaux: July 1918’ Second battle of the Marne. Innovation and improvisation on the battlefield with Fraser Skirrow 11,20am ‘A forgotten Navy: Fishermen’s involvement in the Great War’ with Dr. Robb Robinson 12:20pm Buffet Lunch 1:20pm…

Bulletin 122 : Out Now - Contents


Contents President’s Address Lt Col Graham Parker OBE Tribute April/AGM Minutes, Leeds Heroes Awards presentation Guest speakers talks/articles: Fighting at Marfeux - Fraser Skirrow Forgotten Navy - Robb Robinson Scamps in Khaki - Andrea Hetherington ExCo Matters Universities Awards & Prizes 10th President’s Conference Guest Speak…

"The Forgotten Blitz  And The Defeat of the Zeppelin’s' with Ian Castle


We will be holding our AGM prior to our meeting. 

AGM will start at 19:00. 

Afterwards we welcome author and historian Ian Castle who will be be speaking to us about the First World War blitz caused by Zeppelin raids and how they were stopped. 

The First Blitz, one of several books by Ian Castle on Zeppelins of the First World War

We ask for a £5 donation to cover our costs.

Image: A Zeppelin raid on a British city at night time…

Spring Conference and AGM 2023 : National Army Museum, London


Programme for the Day 9.30am Doors open – Teas Coffees 10.15am Welcome by the Chair 10.20am 'The British West Indian Regiment: Race and colour on the Western Front' by Dominiek Dendooven 11.20am 'Absent bodies and broken hearts: the Imperial War Graves Commission and the repatriation debate, 1915-1939” by Prof.Mark Connelly 12.30pm Sa…

AGM & 'HM Cordite Factory Gretna – Genealogy on the Home Front' by Nigel Compton


About the talk: This is a very different talk, based on the 'Miracle Workers' project run by and on behalf of The Devils Porridge Museum, Eastriggs. (Devil's porridge was the Great War nickname for cordite.) It is a study in Great War Genealogy on the Home Front. We first set the scene by examining this massive munitions factory complex in Gretna, …

Annual Conference & AGM 2024


This year the AGM will be held in Leeds at Weetwood Hall Estate Start 10.15am. (Doors open at 9.30am).  Topics and Speakers: Anne Buckley ‘Germans on the Run, from Tsingtao to Skipton’ Dr Irfan Malik ‘Dulmial village (in modern day Pakistan) in the Great War Fraser Skirrow ‘Most of the Work, Most of the Blame, None of the Credit. Platoon com…

AGM and Members' Medley


Annual General Meeting (AGM)During the event, some members will present short 15-20 minutes talks of their own choosing to the branch. This will be a friendly, informal occasion - biscuits and cakes will be provided! Refreshments available from the bar.   



Come along to our AGM and find out what we got up to last year, and what is planned for this one. Refreshments at ‘half-time’, followed by two slide shows – ‘Exploring Gallipoli’ by Jim Barrett, and ‘From a Portrait on a Wall - to Today’ (The Founding of MK WFA) by Jane and Roy Backhouse.

CONFERENCE : 1st, 2nd, 3rd March Canada (Pacific Coast Branch)


We're sure members of The WFA will be excited to learn of details of this conference in Canada. It will be held in Victoria B.C., Canada which runs from Friday evening (1st March) through to Sunday lunchtime (3rd March). Details and registration is available on the Canada (Pacific Coast Branch) website. In brief the conference will run as follows…