Not the Western Front Conference

Not the Western Front Conference

The “Not the Western Front Conference” will take place on Saturday 2nd November 2024 at The Cluntergate Centre, Cluntergate, Horbury, Wakefield, WF4 5DA Lectures start at 10am The cost for the day is £29 including lunch Booking is via Trybooking

Regimental History of the 1st Batt. 8th Punjab Regiment

Regimental History of the 1st Batt. 8th Punjab Regiment

The 89th Punjabis had a most distinguished record of service during the First World War. They have the unique distinction of claiming to have served  in more theatres of war than any other unit of the British Empire. These included:

Operations Of The Mounted Troops Of The Egyptian Expeditionary Force

Operations Of The Mounted Troops Of The Egyptian Expeditionary Force

The E.E.F. came into being in March 1916 from the remnants of the British troops from Gallipoli and the troops already in Egypt although it lost ten of its fourteen infantry divisions to other theatres in quick order. The multinational

A Record of the 58th Rifles F.F. In the Great War

A Record of the 58th Rifles F.F. In the Great War

Vaughns Rifles was originally raised in 1849 as the 5th Regiment of Punjab Infantry. Lord Kitchener’s Indian Army reforms of 1903 meant the regiment’s designation was changed to 58th Vaughan’s Rifles (Frontier Force). During the First World War, the regiment

The Life of Sir Stanley Maude Lieutenant General K.C.B, C.M.G., D.S.O.

The Life of Sir Stanley Maude Lieutenant General K.C.B, C.M.G., D.S.O.

By Major General Sir C. E. Callwell. K.C.B. Lieutenant general Maude is perhaps unfortunately mostly remembered for his part in the evacuation of Gallipoli. During the evacuation Maude worked hard to ensure that Headquarters Kit was evacuated, whether by this