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Ep. 156 – The Indian Army in the Great War – Dr Adam Prime

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Dr Adam Prime, lecturer in the Politics and Contemporary History at the University of Salford, talks about his research into the Indian Army during the Great War. In this podcast you will hear how the Indian Army came about with its origins in the defence of the East India Company from 1757. A hundred years later when the British Army needed to de…


Dr Adam Prime

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    Dr Adam Prime BA(Hons), MA, PhD A native of the Staffordshire Moorlands, Adam graduated from the University of Salford in 2011 with a BA(Hons) in Contemporary Military and International History. He followed that with an MA in Military History from the University of Chester.  In 2013, he was awarded a PhD studentship from the University of…


The Western Front Association is delighted to announce the winners of its inaugural Masters Grant Scheme.

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The Western Front Association Masters Grant Scheme is offered to provide postgraduate students the opportunity to enrich their research and thus elevate their dissertation on a First World War topic. This first iteration of the award saw a range of topics proposed. The judging panel, made up of The Western Front Association President Professor…


'The Egyptian Expeditionary Force in the First World War' with Dr Adam Prime

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  Dr Adam Prime will be talking about the 1st Battle of the Suez Canal, February 1915.  This battle saw the Ottomans make a serious attempt to cut the Canal - 'the jugular vein of the British Empire' - and get repulsed by the largely Indian Army garrison. If you have attended one of our talks before you should receive the details automatically.  …


India's Great War

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Dr Adam Prime, lecturer in the Politics and Contemporary History at Salford University talks about his research into the Indian Army during the Great War. He will explain how the Indian Army came about with its origins in the defence of the East India Company from 1757. A hundred years later when the British Army needed to defend the Northwest Fron…


2023 Masters Grant Winners Announcement

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The Western Front Association are pleased to announce the winners of the 2023 Masters Grant Scheme. The purpose of this grant is to provide students undertaking a research dissertation on a First World War topic the opportunity to enrich their research. The WFA will provide the three winners with grants of £300, the purpose of which is to aid thei…


ONLINE: The Defence of the Suez Canal, 1914-15

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The presentation will be live and online.  The purpose of this talk by Dr Adam Prime is to give an account of not just of the Suez Canal's place in British strategy and the battle itself but also of the soldiers' experiences in Egypt. For the Territorials from East Lancashire this was their first time abroad. For the Indian regulars this was t…


Announcing the full line up of speakers for the London Pride Conference on 15 June

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The Western Front Association is delighted to be hosting the London Pride Conference on 15 June. The event aims to provide a thorough exploration of the history and influence of the London Territorials during the years 1908 to 1921. The London Pride Conference provides an opportunity for the authors of an edited volume of the same name, due to be p…