Tag Archives: Jutland

Volunteering for Lives of the First World War

With over 100,000 members and more than 7.6 million Life Stories, Lives of the First World War continues to thrive during the centenary period. To support the IWM team, a group of 16 dedicated Volunteers offer both their time and expertise to help shape … Continue reading

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The stories behind the stamps

The Royal Mail has released the third set in a five part landmark series, with six stamps designed to mark the events of 1916. In this blog post, we explore the Lives of the First World War stories behind some of these … Continue reading

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My research: The Mystery Medals

At the heart of Lives of the First World War are the Life Stories of more than 7.6 million individuals. They were part of the global conflict that shaped the world we live in today. But how can we find out … Continue reading

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Our Research: Portsdown U3A

Lives of the First World War enables people of all ages from across the globe to explore, research, record and share information in one place. Organisations ranging from to schools to libraries, and local history groups to museums are using Lives … Continue reading

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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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