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Correlli Barnett Remembered 1927-2022


It is with great sadness that we have learned of the death of Correlli Barnett who was the President of The Western Front Association from 1998 to 2011.  Born on 28 June 1927, Correlli Douglas Barnett was educated at Trinity School, Croydon and at Exeter College, Oxford. He undertook National Service with the Intelligence Corps between 1945 and...

A Night at the Museum - Cork, Ireland


On 5th October 2023, The Cork Branch of the WFA in conjunction with Cork Public Museum will present ‘A Night at the Museum’. During this event, Tony Bolton, the Chair of the WFA along with Dr. Tom Thorpe and Gerry White, both of whom sit on The WFA Executive Committee, will give talks. Members of the Cork branch will also provide a research faci...

The Milton Keynes WFA Conference


Expert speakers presenting exciting aspects of the Great War:  Alexandra Churchill: ‘The Hejaz Railway’ Peter Hart, Gary Beale: ‘Laughter or Cry: Life or Death in the Trenches’ Michael O' Brien: 'The Pirate of Buccari’ Helen Frost: ‘The Women’s Land Army ‘ Buffet lunch included, plus tea, coffee and biscuits throughout the day. Militaria an...