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005: Summer 1982


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Stand To! No.1 to No.133 Full Contents Listing


Stand To! 1-133 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…

A Mother’s pilgrimage to Ypres 1921


Private Joseph French was born in Dallas, Morayshire in December 1895, the son of William and Elizabeth French. The family later moved to live in Garmouth, Morayshire. Joseph enlisted in the Morayshire Territorials – the 6th Seaforth Highlanders – in 1912. Above: Joseph and his friends at camp, pre-war. Joseph is sitting, front row left, holding…

SEMINAR SERIES '‘The light bulb moment when the penny drops’: Pilgrimage and tourism along the Western Front' with Amy Harrison


Amy Harrison (PhD student, University of Kent) will be giving a talk on pilgrimage and tourism along the Western Front titled ‘The light bulb moment when the penny drops’  Now in its eighth year, the initiative is supported by The Western Front Association. Events alternate between the University of Kent, Canterbury and In Flanders Fields Museum,…

3 Day Event - The Way Back Experience at Passchendaele Museum 1917


Over the weekend of the 24th to 26th May 2024, the Passchendaele Museum 1917 in partnership with the University of Canterbury and the University of the Arts London, will be organising ‘De Weg Terug – The Way Back’ theatre walks around the Zonnebeke Castle grounds which will examine the pilgrimages of the thousands of grieving family members who vis…