A huge welcome to all our new members! Lives of the First World War has been open to the public for a mere two days and already the response we’ve had has been incredible; we’ve been blown away by the positive feedback we’ve been getting, and we will continue improving the site based on what you tell us.
Here’s a roundup of some of what people have been saying about us on the blogs so far:
A Barnsley Historian’s View
A great guide by family historian and local history speaker Linda Hutton to finding a relative on Lives of the First World War and adding information.
Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter
An in-depth look at Lives of the First World War and its features by veteran genealogy blogger Dick Eastman.
A great overview by Helen Tovey, who states that Lives of the First World War will ‘blend the authority of research that is backed-up by official records, with our family memories, so that we can share our ancestors’ life stories and preserve them for the generations to come’.
Andrew Martin discusses adding information on his great grandfather, Herbert Martin, to Lives of the First World War.
Author and creative writing tutor Sue Wilkes discussing researching her ancestor, including a mention of Lives of the First World War.
If you have blogged about Lives of the First World War, let us know. We’d love to read about your experience.