Tag Archives: Prisoners of War

Exploring prisoner of war records: Jack Shaw’s story

Have you had a chance to explore the ICRC prisoner of war records yet? Charlotte Czyzyk explains how she used this incredible record set to uncover more about the life of Jack William Shaw, whose story features in the brand … Continue reading

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5 steps to adding information from Prisoner of War records

Was the person that you’re remembering a prisoner of war during the First World War? Our very own Charlotte Czyzyk talks you through how you can use newly digitised prisoner of war records to find out more about their life … Continue reading

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Letters of the First World War: a message from the King

Today on our series showcasing fascinating and moving letters members of the public have added to Lives of the First World War, a letter from Buckingham Palace. Private Thomas Maher joined up with the Manchester Regiment in 1914, as a young … Continue reading

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Teddy Trueland: soldier and prisoner of war

Alison Wallace shares the story of Teddy Trueland, taken prisoner during the First World War, and how she’s using Lives of the First World War to help tell his story. I’m remembering Private Henry ‘Teddy’ Trueland on Lives of the … Continue reading

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