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 …

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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 …

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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 Associatio…

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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 …

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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 thre…

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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 Grund…

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

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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 observ…

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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 w…

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Accidentally killed by one of his own : 5 June 1918

Accidentally killed by one of his own : 5 June 1918

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

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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 M…

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Biggles, the Battle of the Flowers and the RAF in the First World War

Biggles, the Battle of the Flowers and the RAF in the First World War

In the rarely visited Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery at Charmes (some 25 miles due sout…

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Major John Noble Jephson of 'Jephson's Post' : 29 August 1915

Major John Noble Jephson of 'Jephson's Post' : 29 August 1915

On 29 August 1915 a Major John Jephson died of his wounds which had been sustained in the fighting a…

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