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The Vest Pocket Kodak & The First World War by Jon Cooksey


Ammonite PRess, £7.99, hardback, 96pp, ills throughout, index. ISBN: 978-178-145-279-0 Jon Cooksey's evaluation of the, almost, iPhone size Vest Pocket Kodak (VPK) is a handsome its presentation, graphic design and simplicity (and price) as the influential camera it celebrates. The reference to the iPhone is not entirely unwarranted. In its day t…

'F S 'Greg' Kelly' with Jon Cooksey


Jon Cooksey will be giving a presentation on F S 'Greg' Kelly.    Presenting his joint-author book Jon Cooksey presents the story of Frederick Kelly, a musician, composer and Olympic rower, killed in action during the First World War. Frederick Kelly's war diary, written between 1914 and 1916, is a unique document recording some of the most signi…

080: September 2007


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INTERVIEW: Jon Cooksey, Editor 'Stand To!' for over 10 Years


Jon Cooksey talks about his role as the editor of the journal of The Western Front Association 'Stand To!'. Archived copies are now online for members to enjoy using their Member Login.  Special Editions of Stand To! have been a feature of the Centenary years The content is rich and varied reflecting the interests of members who contribute t…

Stand To! Online


In 1982 a survey went out with Issue. No.5 of Stand To! It asked members what they were interested in. This list of ‘requests’ immediately fed into the content for the following decade and represents the exceptional broad range of material readers and researchers can enjoy. These are the items that interested readers then:  Artillery War Artist…

Battle Lines: Ypres - Nieupoort to Ploegsteert


Authors: Jon Cooksey and Jerry Murland ISBN 978 1 84884 783 4 Publisher: Pen and Sword 31 March 2013 240 pages including maps and illustrations When I signed up to provide a book review for the Western Front Association I was curious as to what book I would receive, given the information I had provided on my area of interest. However, when I rec…

The Gallipoli Conference 2018 : 3 November


To honour the 100th Anniversary of the formation of the RAF this year's Gallipoli Conference is being held at the prestigious RAF Club.  A subsidised rate is also offered to members of The Western Front Association.  To book a place, all Western Front Association members need to do is email The subjects be…

25 April 2020 : AGM and Spring Conference FREE TO MEMBERS


To book place + book optional £15 buffet lunch. Contact Steve Oram :    Venue: Headingley Theatre in Conference Centre - opposite main hotel entrance - there will be signage to direct delegates. Parking Large free car park./ Directions on website Breakout Area There is a breakout area next to the Hea…