Search results for Field General Court Martial.

Pension Records: Famous, Infamous, Extraordinary and Ordinary


The Western Front Association's Pension Record Card and Ledger archive which has been published online by Ancestry is a magnificent set of never-seen before material which massively helps those looking for 'Great Uncle Bill' to not track down their relative but also put a little bit of extra information on the serviceman's story. It has been sai...

ONLINE: The Court Martial of Willie Stones and the 'DLI 6'


The presentation will be live and online. This is a recreation by WFA volunteers of the transcript of two courts martial. The first is the famous case of Willie Stones (who famously claimed he blocked the trench with his rifle to stop pursuing Germans) and the second is a "mass" court martial of six men from the DLI. These are delivered "back to...

"Courts Martial & The Essex Regiment" a presentation by Jim Kevany


After a break that none of us wanted we are pleased to let you know that we are resuming our branch meetings on Wednesday 8th of September. This will of course be subject to any changes the Government's pandemic response.  This talk is by Branch member Jim Kevany. To provide extra safety we are moving into the Bar area at the Village Hall, where...