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Ep. 79 – Uppingham Public School during the First World War – Tim Halstead


Historian Tim Halstead talks about his recent book on Uppingham public school during the Great War that has been published by Helion and Co. Your browser does not support the audio element.

Sagittarius Rising by Cecil Lewis


Published by Published by Peter Davies Ltd. First Edition June 1936 Sagittarius Rising covers Cecil Lewis’s life as a flyer from 1915 to 1921. Published in 1936 it is not an autobiography. He kept no diaries during this period but records the incidents and memories which had stayed with him, 18 years after the war had ended. During this period,...

Tim Halstead - Public Schools and the Junior Officer Corps of 1916


In this talk Tim Halstead will discuss the Public Schools and Junior Officer Corps of 1916. Members and non-members of The Western Front Association are equally welcome. Any new visitors are guaranteed a friendly atmosphere and a warm welcome from a group of like-minded enthusiasts.   

Reclaiming the Salient: Resurrecting the Great War Battlegrounds of Flanders Fields


By Roger Steward £19.95 paperback‏: ‎ 240 pages, bibliography, index, photographs ISBN‏: ‎ 978-115113-67-2 Helion, 2023 On any visit to the battlefield sites on the Western Front two features are unavoidable. Firstly, a countryside filled with cemeteries and secondly the large amount of munitions which are either stacked neatly by the road await...

Announcing the full line up of speakers for the London Pride Conference on 15 June


The Western Front Association is delighted to be hosting the London Pride Conference on 15 June. The event aims to provide a thorough exploration of the history and influence of the London Territorials during the years 1908 to 1921. The London Pride Conference provides an opportunity for the authors of an edited volume of the same name, due to b...