Tag Archives: Remembrance

Remember their lives after the First World War

Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Day are a time to reflect on the ways in which people’s lives have been shaped by war. As well as paying tribute to those who died, Lives of the First World War  remembers those who survived their … Continue reading

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Royal Flying Corp and RAF Records added to Lives of the First World War

  Yesterday at IWM Duxford we announced records for the Royal Flying Corp (RFC) and Royal Air Force (RAF) have now been added to Lives of the First World War. This November, we need your help to remember those who … Continue reading

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3 life stories from the BBC World War One at Home mosaic

The BBC World War One At Home mosaic, which launched today, includes 800 First World War portrait photos from IWM collections. We take a closer look at three of the incredible life stories behind those photos. Capt Frederick Naylor From … Continue reading

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Remember Private James Ernest Beaney

Today, Friday 7 November, the BBC has unveiled an iconic digital photo First World War mosaic, created in partnership with IWM. In our latest blog post we take a look at the life story behind the main image of Private James Beaney. … 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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New features and First World War History topics

This week we have added a number of exciting new features to Lives of the First World War which will allow you to explore the Life Stories that interest you in even greater depth. History guides: medals Do you have … Continue reading

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