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1917 The Passchendaele Year: The Diary of Achiel van Walleghem


Reviewed by Stephen Broomfield. In 1913, Achiel van Walleghem was appointed curate to the village of Dickebusch. After the flight of the priest in 1914 he became responsible for the souls of the residents of the village. In 1916, he was forced to move to Reninghelst, but still visited Dickebusch regularly and to care for those still living there (…

Stand To! No.1 to No.129 Full Contents Listing


Stand To! 1-128 Content Stand To  1 Spring 1981 Editorial Notes (Peter T. Scott) Serving members of the Western Front Association Early Days, New Paths and Acknowledgements Inaugural Meeting: John Terraine's Address. Historian John Terraine berates those who indulge in ‘purely tragic pilgrimages to the Western Front’. The Loving Care of the…

116: October 2019 Special Edition


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Menin Gate and Last Post by Dominiek Dendooven


De Klaproos Editons, Hostenstraat 4, 8670 Koksijde, Belgium, 2001. 160pp, soft covers, 13.95 Euros.  This year, 2002, the Menin Gate has celebrated its 75th anniversary - it was inaugurated on 24th 1927. This book is therefore a timely reminder of how the Gate came into being, and also tells the story of the Last Post buglers since they first soun…

Ep. 12 – The Diary of a Belgian Priest – 1917 with the British in Ypres – Dominiek Dendooven


Dominiek Dendooven, from the In Flanders Fields museum, discusses the recently published 1917 diary of Belgian priest Achiel Van Walleghem, who was based near Ypres behind the British lines (Edward Everett Root Publishers Co. Ltd).

The Coolie’s Great War. Indian Labour in a Global Conflict 1914–1921 by Radhika Singha


£45.00, Hurst & Company, London,  392 pp, 21 ills, index, notes and refs ISBN 9781787382152  Military labour is a forgotten theme of First World War history. And yet the importance of labour behind the frontlines should not be underestimated. The Labour Corps was vital in securing Allied victory, yet John Starling and Ivor Lee’s 2009 No Labo…

123 : July 2021


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ONLINE : ‘The First World War and its Global Commemorative Legacies’


From the University of Kent's Centre for War, Media and Society. A panel discussion around some of the key themes surrounding the global commemoration of the First World War The University of Kent’s Centre for War, Media and Society will be joined by Prof Mark Connelly (University of Kent, UK), Dr Dominiek Dendooven (In Flanders Fields Mus…

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…

'The Ypres Cloth Hall as Multiple Icon" with Dr Dominiek Dendooven (IFFM)


This talk is the final session of the special seminar series in partnership with In Flanders Field Museum. It will be a generously illustrated presentation exploring the multiple and evolving iconic value of the Ypres Cloth Hall: as an icon of medieval civil architecture, of the power of destruction in an industrial war, of (the sacrifice of) the …