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Lest We Forget


Firing Line Curator has written an article in November’s ‘Cardiff Times’ discussing the history of Remembrance and why we should never forget.   Advertisements

The Firing Line Museum has a new display titled ‘Object of the Month’. This display will change monthly, showcasing objects and stories from the collections of 1st The Queen’s Dragoon Guards and The Royal Welsh. This display has been researched and installed by one of Firing Line Museum Assistant, Ceri Gage who is currently studying […]

The Firing Line Museum was delighted to host the official launch of the Cymru’n Cofio/Wales Remembers 1914-1918 website 26th October 2013. This official website provides the latest information, news and events on how Wales will commemorate the centenary of the First World War between 2014 and 2018, reflecting the impact that the First World War had on Wales […]

The Firing Line Museum Curator was thrilled to attend a meeting of Cymru WWI, who have been digitising Welsh Library collections relating to Wales during the First World War. Thousands of newspapers and archival collections have been catalogued to be made available to the public during the First World War Centenary 2014-2018. Representatives of the […]



We are sad to announce the passing of 6202608 WS/SERGEANT D BURLEY, formerly of The Queen’s Bays. Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal, his citation reads: “On 20 Sep 44, NW of M dell ARBORETA, the left flank of leading elements of 2 Armd Bde were heavily engaged from high ground of the Coriano Spur (790914). […]

Dan Peterson – “A War Artist at War”  Talk: 27th November 2012  Timescales 18.00 for 18.30 talk 19.45 Dinner  Wine Reception and Talk   £7.00 per person Wine Reception, talk and dinner £ 20.00 per person  About our speaker:  Dan Peterson was the Official War Artist for 1st The Queen’s Dragoon Guards during Operation HERRICK 15 […]

Mr Harold Ponfield aged 93 died peacefully in his sleep yesterday at the Singleton Hospital Swansea.  Harold served in the KDG right through WW2 from 1938 to 1946 retiring as a Sgt.  He was very active right up until his death.  In 2009, aged 90, he travelled to Germany with the RCA to visit his […]