Tag Archives: Gallipoli

Looking ahead to 2016

Happy New Year to all our Supporters, Members and Friends! We need your help in 2016 to continue to remember the toil and sacrifice of men and women from across the British Empire and Commonwealth during the First World War. … Continue reading

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International Day of Peace: Gallipoli Truce

21 September is the International Day of Peace, which pays tribute to those who strive for peace around the world – even in the midst of conflict. The most famous instance of this in the First World War was the Christmas … Continue reading

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My Research: Fairfield Moravian Church

12 May 2015 marks a year since Lives of the First World War was launched. It has been an incredibly successful first year, with more than 67,000 Members contributing amazing facts, evocative images and powerful stories to over 7.6 million … Continue reading

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Looking ahead to 2015

Happy New Year to all our all our Supporters, Members and Friends! 2014 was a very successful year for Lives of the First World War, with more than 59,000 Members contributing amazing facts, images and stories to the 6.9 million … Continue reading

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Who I’m Remembering: Lucy Donoghue

On 4 August Prince Harry lead a moving tribute to those who served on the home and fighting fronts during the First World War, held in St Symphorien  military cemetery. During the Ceremony he read out a moving letter from … Continue reading

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Letters of the First World War: stopping a bullet

Is there a story like this in your First World War family history? For Mother’s Day we take a look at a popular story from 1915. “His mother’s letters in his pocket saved his life” On 18 September 1915, the … Continue reading

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