On July 8th the Commonwealth War Graves Commission made a significant update to their website to commemorate the centenary of the First World War. For those of us researching soldiers the most welcome […]
A beautiful short film on the history of The Artists Rifles during the First World War, produced by Cass Productions for 1914 – Hampshire’s Big Theme. Many famous artists and writers joined the regiment including Paul Nash, Wilfred Owen and Edward Thomas. The 11-minute film showcases much of their work and […]
Take a moment to watch this beautiful animation by Aardman to commemorate the First World War and the opening of the Imperial War Museum’s new First World War Galleries in London on July 19, 2014. Wonderful!
This is the second in a series of articles highlighting the experiences of Private John Denholm of the 16th Battalion (Canadian Scottish) during the First World War. Articles will be published on the 100th anniversary of […]
Lives of the First World War, the Imperial War Museum’s permanent digital memorial to 8 million individuals, provides everyone with the opportunity to remember those who served. I had an opportunity […]
UPDATE: The Canadian Attestation papers were added to Lives of the First World War on May 23rd! I’ve updated my Soldiers I’m Related to page with links to those who […]
The Player’s Navy Cut cigarettes carefully sewn by Frieda Hasenfratz into her letter to Frank Dunn never reached the young Second Lieutenant of the Durham Light Infantry. Exactly one month after […]