Tag Archives: The National Archives

My research: The Surrey Bell Ringers

In this guest blog post, David Underdown from The National Archives tells us how he’ll be using Lives of the First World War to further his research on members of the Surrey Association of Church Bell Ringers who served in … Continue reading

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Operation War Diary News

Around 10,000¬†people from around the globe have already helped us to uncover over 260,000 separate mentions of named individuals¬†in the pages of First World War Western Front unit war diaries. We’d like you to join them. Today The National Archives … Continue reading

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Newly digitised conscription records available online

Last week one of our key supporters, The National Archives, made digitised records of over 8,000 individuals seeking exemption from conscription into the army in Middlesex during the First World War available online for the first time. The records reveal … Continue reading

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Introducing – Operation War Diary

Ahead of the launch of Lives of the First World War, we need your help exploring a previously untapped resource which could help us to discover and remember the incredible life stories of the men and women who fought in … Continue reading

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