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051: January 1998

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069: January 2004

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Allied POWs in German Hands 1914 - 1918 (Images of War).

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  Reviewed by Timothy Heck. Allied POWs in German Hands, 1914-1918 is an engaging collection of short chapters and contemporary photographs of life as a prisoner of the Germans in the Great War from capture to the end of captivity. David Bilton, a Western Front Association member and a prolific writer of World War I histories, has collected a var…


Allied POWs in German Hands 1914 - 1918 (Images of War). (1)

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  Bilton, David.  Pen and Sword. ISBN: 1473867010.   Allied POWs in German Hands, 1914-1918 is an engaging collection of short chapters and contemporary photographs of life as a prisoner of the Germans in the Great War from capture to the end of captivity. David Bilton, a Western Front Association member and a prolific writer of World War I hi…


Stand To! 1 to 118 Full Contents Listing

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Stand To! 1-118 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…


11 December 1917: Pte William Robert Simons

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Moving to Sutton-in-Craven, Yorkshire, William was employed as a spinning overlooker and was a keen member of a local brass band. He enlisted in the local territorials (with which he was a member of the regimental band) and he was sent to France in about March 1917. On 3 May 1917, William was posted as missing but it later transpired that he had b…


8 April 1918 : Pte Arthur Pickles MM

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Parents John (an antique dealer) and Hannah. He had a much older brother Hartley, as well a younger brother George and a younger sister Mary Lucy.  Before the war Arthur was a cotton weaver. Arthur was conscripted into the army in the spring of 1916 and allocated to the 2/7th Warwicks the following year after being sent to the Western Front in Ju…


Online Branch Zoom Meeting 19/09/20

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Email jd@wfa-birmingham.org.uk WFA Branch ZOOM Saturday 19th September   Location : Zoom Online : https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85713865706?pwd=SHFsWHFLSElyR1VNSld3Sy84bHdjZz09 Meeting ID: 857 1386 5706 : Passcode: 968771   Welcome and Introduction to Zoom meetings                         JD “remembrance” . A local Soldier remembered.         …



The latest edition of the journal of The Western Front Association Stand To! 117 is out now.

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Members have just received their latest edition of our journal, Stand To! The contents are listed below.   Members also have access to the entire archive of Stand To! Contents  2–3             Communication Lines (correspondence with the editor) 4–6  ‘Shoppee’s Tower’: The Importance of a Nieuport Church Tower in Octo…


117 : February 2020

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