Cheltenham Western Front Association

   
 

Branch Membership

The Western Front Association has branches throughout the UK and overseas with the purpose of furthering the aims of the Association.

The Cheltenham & Gloucester Branch welcome new members. We have many plans and projects which we would like to pursue and your support would be much appreciated.

You can download an application form to join the branch by clicking here.

The benefits of branch membership are:

  • You will receive a membership card
  • You will receive our newsletter The Sentinel three times a year, in addition to our usual monthly newsletters
  • …but, most importantly, you will be supporting your local branch. We look forward to welcoming you to our meetings.

Articles that have featured in The Sentinel are listed below. If you would like a pdf copy of any of these, please drop us an email.

Title Article Author Sentinel Issue
11.11.11 A Very Moving Experience Helen Earle 14
17cm Minenwerfer Fred Ashmore 16
1916 Christmas in the Field Fred Ashmore 13
A Cruise To Remember Colin Hardy 22
A Dazzling Display Hilary Jennings 24
A Great War Evening at Eastcombe Graham Adams 23
A Great War Survivor   24
A Hero on the Home Front (Lieutenant Leefe-Robinson VC) Hilary Jennings 5
A Letter from the Front Line   4
A Review of Comrades in Captivity by F W Harvey   11
A Terrific Ten! Peter Gill/Peter Simkins 27
A Visit to France 1927   16
ANZAC Centenary Commemorations of the Gallipoli Campaign Helen & David Earle 23
ANZAC Parade at Leighterton Helen Earle 20
ANZACs in Leighterton Helen & David Earle 17
Arras Boves Martin Middlebrook 20
Authuile Military Cemetery Martin Middlebrook 25
Aveluy Wood Cemetery Martin Middlebrook 6
Bruce Bairnsfather looks back   11
Captain Anketell Moutray Read VC   7
Cast In Stone Paul Haigh 23
Charles Rumney Samson 1883 - 1931 Fred Ashmore 18
Cirencester and the Life Guards Robert Webb 25
Collector's Corner (Postcard) Fred Ashmore 6
Courts Martial in the Great War Bob Brunsdon 6
CWGC Archive Project   11
Edward Thomas Helen & David Earle 9
Elisabeth Garde Grenadier Regiment No. 3 Fred Ashmore 12
F W Harvey's Capture Roger Deeks 15
Flight Cadet William Douglas Henderson Bob Brunsdon 15
Foot-slogging Over Belgian Ways Bob Brunsdon 4
Forgotten Foresters and CWGC Eric Nicholls 16
Formation Insignia or World War One (Part 1) Bob Brunsdon 13
Formation Insignia or World War One (Part 2) Bob Brunsdon 16
Four Officers of Guillemont Martin Middlebrook 10
From Hell's Angels to a Happy Ending Bob Brunsdon 19
George William Cother   18
Gloucester Civic Trust WW1 Commemorative Event   21
Gloucestershire War Graves Project (February 2008) Graham Adams 2
Gloucestershire War Graves Project Update (October 2008) Graham Adams 4
Gloucestershire War Graves Project Update (February 2009) Graham Adams 5
Gloucestershire War Graves Project (October 2009) Graham Adams 7
Gloucestershire War Graves Project (February 2010) Graham Adams 8
Gloucestershire War Graves Project (June 2011) Graham Adams 11
Gloucestershire War Graves Project (February 2013) Graham Adams 16
Gloucestershire War Graves Project (June 2014) Graham Adams 20
Gloucestershire's Belgian Soldier's Grave Martin Middlebrook 14
Gommecourt Bob Brunsdon 9
Help for Heroes Big Battlefield Bike Ride 2014 Bob Brunsdon 21
Home Truths Professor Peter Simkins 8
Imperial War Graves Commission Letter To Relatives Martin Middlebrook 17
Introducing The Sentinel Peter Gill 1
King Nicholas I of Montenegro Fred Ashmore 26
Lieutenant Colonel John McRae Helen & David Earle 10
Lieutenant George Ferrier Mansfield Hall Bob Brunsdon 17
Lieutenant Richard Fletcher, RFA Hilary Kemmett 20
Majors Kent & Raper Martin Middlebrook 9
Making a Change Graham Adams 25
Memorials on the Salient: Number 1 Peter Gill 5
Message From Our Branch President Professor Peter Simkins 1
Miss Mabel Jennings ARRC, TFNS, MM Ian Hollingsbee 20
Mrs Eyres Monsell's Adventure   12
My Aunt at Mons 1914 - 1918 Martin Middlebrook 3
My Mum's Big Brother Michael Miller 4
Not In Silent Cities: War Graves in the UK Graham Adams 3
Not The Western Front but 'The Push to the East' Fred Ashmore 17
Paul Thomas Bevan Remembered Philip S Bevan 3
Poetry From The Great War   1
Pork & Beans: Portugal and the Great War Graham Adams 8
Private Francis George Miles VC Edward Fletcher 6
Private Sidney Cockram Andy Hinks 9
Reconnaissance in the Tank Corps 1916 - 1918 (Part 1) Colin Hardy 19
Reconnaissance in the Tank Corps 1916 - 1918 (Part 2) Colin Hardy 23
Rendcomb's Great War Casualty Simon Fielding 4
Ross-on-Wye Remembers Andy Hinks 21
Scottish Memorial on Frezenberg Ridge Gordon Baker 3
Second Lieutenant Herbert Knollys Foster Bob Brunsdon 12
Setting Foot in Gallipoli for the First Time Graham Adams 1
Supplying the BEF during the Great War   6
Talbot House: A Home from Home   2
The 1928 Great War Battlefield Pilgrimage Eric Nicholls 26
The Beaumont Hamel Highlander Martin Middlebrook 13
The Bois Francais Sector Martin Middlebrook 24
The Cemeteries on the Serre Road Martin Middlebrook 2
The Dearmers of Oakridge Lynch Cecil Ballantine 22
The Diary of Sergeant Albert Henry Duggins MM (Part I)   26
The Diary of Sergeant Albert Henry Duggins MM (Part II)   27
The Glory Hole: La Boiselle   12
The Lochnagar Mine Crater at La Boiselle Martin Middlebrook 18
The Paris Gun Fred Ashmore 9
The Princess Mary 1914 Christmas Gift Edward Fletcher 7
The Soldiers' Own Diary 1917 Graham Adams 12
The Somme: A Sri Lankan Connection? Paul Haigh 19
Three Brothers Fred Ashmore 22
Titanic's Great War Links Graham Adams 14
Two Graves on the Somme Cecil Ballantine 19
War Memorial Bells at Holy Trinity Church Eric Nicholls 7
We Shall Remember Vimy ... Hilary Kemmett 2
What's The Connection Fred Ashmore 14
William Noel Hodgson: The Gentle Poet Helen & David Earle 8