A Perspective on the Western Front by an Indian Army Office on the Western Front by Dr DeWitt C Ellinwood

A Perspective on the Western Front by an Indian Army Office on the Western …

[This article first appeared in Stand To! No.63 January 2002 pp 29-32. Members of The Western Front …

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The New Zealanders at Polderhoek Chateau : November 1917

The New Zealanders at Polderhoek Chateau : November 1917

The Third Battle of Ypres officially ended on 10 November 1917, but this did not mean fighting in Fl…

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Revealed: The soldier with two families. How The Western Front Association's Pension Records helped unravel a family mystery

Revealed: The soldier with two families. How The Western Front Association'…

This story of discovery begins with researching the life of my Great Grandfather Alfred Nelson Willi…

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The Prince and the Pilot

The Prince and the Pilot

On a windswept hill overlooking the Yorkshire mill town of Halifax stands the area's most visible la…

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Street Memorials in South West Rocks, NSW

Street Memorials in South West Rocks, NSW

South West Rocks is a small town with a population of about 5000 on the mid north coast of New South…

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The Armistice in Bijar and Dunsterforce in Baku

The Armistice in Bijar and Dunsterforce in Baku

The Armistice, which brought an end to the fighting in the First World War was, as everyone knows, s…

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The Hong Kong and Singapore Mountain Battery in Egypt, Sinai and Palestine

The Hong Kong and Singapore Mountain Battery in Egypt, Sinai and Palestine

In 1847 the British authorities in Hong Kong began using Indians as gun lascars, or general workers,…

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Dunsterforce: The Fighting in North-West Persia During 1918

Dunsterforce: The Fighting in North-West Persia During 1918

The start of the Russian Revolution in the Spring of 1917 heralded the decline of Russia as an effec…

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"When Did Armistice Day Become Remembrance Sunday?" by J P Lethbridge

"When Did Armistice Day Become Remembrance Sunday?" by J P Lethbridge

[This Article first appears in the April 2004 Edition of Stand To! Edition 70. The entire digital ar…

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The Red Baron - his 'other rank' victims

The Red Baron - his 'other rank' victims

There are many ways that The Western Front Association's pension records can be used for research pu…

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The Disaster at Hooge

The Disaster at Hooge

One of the most frequently heard misconceptions about the First World War is that British and Common…

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A draft of 100, all boys from the Kings Liverpool Regt

A draft of 100, all boys from the Kings Liverpool Regt

Most people seeking to trace the steps of a soldier who served in WW1 will run into the same dead en…

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