The War Widows’ Association does not have any paid staff. All work is completed by volunteers; therefore the preferred method of contact is via email.
Tel: 0845 2412 189
November 2017 – We’re delighted to report that Christine Tinker was reunited with her Elizabeth Cross in time for the Remembrance Services. Metro Article
11 November 2017 – When the Nation comes together on Sunday 12th November many remember all those who have suffered or died in war, but it is essential that those left behind are not overlooked; we have a duty to ensure that Britain’s ‘Forgotten Women and Men’; the War Widows’ and War Widowers are remembered; the very reason for the War Widows’ Association Service on Saturday 11th November 2017. Annual Service of Remembrance 2017 (PDF).
8 April 2017 – The War Widows’ Association AGM in Manchester. The 2017 AGM will see a change of Chairman; Mrs Irene Wills BEM will hand over to Mrs Mary Moreland. Download Word Version / WWA AGM Press Release
2 November 2016 – On 12th November 2016 members of the War Widows’ Association will gather for their Annual Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph in Whitehall at 12.30pm. Annual Service of Remembrance 2016 (Word) / Annual Service of Remembrance 2016 (PDF)
13 June 2016 – The War Widows’ Association of Great Britain will meet Minister for Defence Personnel and Veterans Mark Lancaster on Monday 13th June 2016 at 2pm; one of the topics under discussion will be the reinstatement of the War Widows Pension for all War Widows. Download Word Version / Download PDF.
24 March 2016 – On Thursday 7th April 2016 War Widows from all parts of the United Kingdom will converge on the Cardiff Hotel for their AGM and four days packed full of diverse activities. Download Word Version / Download PDF.
5 November 2015 – On Saturday 7th November members of the War Widows’ Association will gather for their Annual Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph in Whitehall at 12.30pm. Annual Service of Remembrance 2015 (Word) / Annual Service of Remembrance 2015 (PDF)
27 June 2015 – On Saturday 27th June 2015 the Chairman, Mrs Irene Wills, BEM accompanied by a number of Trustees will, on behalf of the members of the Association, show their appreciation for the work of the Armed Forces by attending the Armed Forces Day National Event in Guildford. AFD 2015 Press Release (Word) / AFD 2015 Press Release (PDF)
1 April 2015 – On Thursday 16th April 2014 War Widows from all parts of the United Kingdom will converge on the Ramada Plaza Southport, for four days packed full of diverse activities. Download Word Version / Download PDF Version
24 November 2014 – Thirteen-year-old Paige Eaves was one of the many Royal Air Force Air Cadets to attend the Bedworth Armistice Day parade on the 11th November. But for Paige, this was no ordinary parade. She had been selected to carry the National Standard of the War Widows’ Association of Great Britain. (Press release issued by Royal Air Force Air Cadets.) Download Word Version / Download PDF
Link to article on Air Cadets website.
5 November 2014 – For four days from Thursday 6th November to Sunday 9th November members of the War Widows’ Association of Great Britain will complete a full list of Remembrance engagements. Download Word Version / Download PDF
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