Finding Horace: A two minute search of the WFA's Pension Records provides the answer

Finding Horace: A two minute search of the WFA's Pension Records provides t…

The Pension Cards and Ledgers that were saved by The Western Front Association are a valuable resour…

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How to use the 'Browse' function on Fold3 when researching the WFA Pension Records

How to use the 'Browse' function on Fold3 when researching the WFA Pension …

The intention behind this article is to explain how to access Pension Ledgers on the WFA's Library e…

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Index of counties within regions for Pension Records

Index of counties within regions for Pension Records

This is to is to assist members undertaking Pension Record searches using the 'browse' facility on T…

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19th July 1919 Peace Day in Britain

19th July 1919 Peace Day in Britain

This article first appeared in Bulletin 114, the internal news and information magazine for members …

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Aftermath: Ireland

Aftermath: Ireland

Amongst those commemorated on Lewes War Memorial is Lance-Corporal Sidney Wright 1/6th Battalion Roy…

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Following in R C Sherriff’s footsteps – the path to his own ‘Journey’s End’ in the Great War

Following in R C Sherriff’s footsteps – the path to his own ‘Journey’s End’…

Crescent Trench - British front line, 31 July 1917 8th Battalion Queen’s (Royal West Surrey) R…

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Cyrus Peck, Piper Paul and the Canadian Scottish at Amiens

Cyrus Peck, Piper Paul and the Canadian Scottish at Amiens

This article looks at one battalion's action on 8 August 1918, and is largely based on a chapter of …

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Aubers Ridge 9 May 1915

Aubers Ridge 9 May 1915

At the end of April 1915 the Sussex Express carried a cheering report from one of its former repo…

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The Truth About German Atrocities

The Truth About German Atrocities

Founded on the Report of the Committee on Alleged German Outrages Parliamentary Recruiting Commi…

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Duds On The Western Front

Duds On The Western Front

Introduction There were two military meanings to the word 'Dud'. The first was the obvious well kno…

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When and Why the Doughboys Finally Joined the War in 1917

When and Why the Doughboys Finally Joined the War in 1917

When the First World War began in August 1914, none of the 48 autonomous states that then made up th…

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Pension Record Cards - claims for soldiers who were killed

Pension Record Cards - claims for soldiers who were killed

The next major release of images of the Pension Record cards saved by the WFA has now been made avai…

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