How the Pension Cards and Ledgers inter-connect

How the Pension Cards and Ledgers inter-connect

The recent publication of well over a million extra Pension Card from the 'Widows and Dependents' series has been detail…

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The War at Sea in Home Waters

The War at Sea in Home Waters

The war at sea was wide ranging from engaging with the German High Seas Fleet when it put to sea to maintaining the supp…

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Pension Cards made available for 'Widows and Dependents of Other Ranks Died'

Pension Cards made available for 'Widows and Dependents of Other Ranks Died'

Members of The Western Front Association will be delighted to learn that another massive release of Pension Record Cards…

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The Camera Returns (13) Mailly Maillet by Bob Grundy and Steve Wall

The Camera Returns (13) Mailly Maillet by Bob Grundy and Steve Wall

[This article first appeared in Stand To! No.31 Spring 1991. Members of The Western Front Association received this maga…

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One Man’s War - with the Chinese Labour Corps France 1918 by Norman Mellor

One Man’s War - with the Chinese Labour Corps France 1918 by Norman Mellor

[This article first appeared in Stand To No. 29 Summer 1990. Members receive three copies of Stand To each year and have…

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Wyndham Lewis The War Writer 'The Bull Run' by Robert Edward Murray

Wyndham Lewis The War Writer 'The Bull Run' by Robert Edward Murray

[This article first appeared in Stand To! No. 31. Spring 1991. Stand To is sent to all members three times a year and th…

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The Camera Returns (19) Chinese Labour Corps, Noyelles-Sur-Mer by Bob Grundy and Steve Wall

The Camera Returns (19) Chinese Labour Corps, Noyelles-Sur-Mer by Bob Grundy and Stev…

[This article first appeared in Stand To ! No.36 Winter 1992. The authors, Bob Grundy and Steve Wall have since complete…

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Gunner Mustill and the hair dressing salon at Arras

Gunner Mustill and the hair dressing salon at Arras

Although the Great War is now more than 100 years ago, sometimes signs of the conflict can be observed in unexpected way…

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Francis McLaren, Liberal MP for Spalding : Gallipoli and RFC

Francis McLaren, Liberal MP for Spalding : Gallipoli and RFC

On 30 August 1917, Francis McLaren, who was a Liberal MP for Spalding, was killed in an Avro 504 A which fell into the s…

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Accidentally killed by one of his own...

Accidentally killed by one of his own...

It won't be a surprise to anyone to know that patrols could be dangerous. We have heard recently about 'Patrolling' in a…

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The Affair at Néry

The Affair at Néry

The first weeks of the First World War had seen the British Expeditionary Force (BEF), under Field Marshal Sir John Fren…

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The Battle of the Flowers: when fiction met reality

The Battle of the Flowers: when fiction met reality

In the rarely visited Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery at Charmes (some 25 miles due south of the city of Nan…

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