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War Memorials

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission


The Commonwealth War Graves Commission looks after over a million war graves of British and Commonwealth service personnel who lost their lives in both world wars. The website has a Debt of Honour register in which brief details of each individual and information about where they are buried or commemorated, is available. The website also has details of each cemetery, including a plan of the layout.

The Australian War Memorial website


The Australian War Memorial (AWM) has a roll of honour with details of Australians who served in the First World War, in some cases they include service records.

Canadian Archives


These archives contain details of all the men who served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force, including attestation papers.

The National Archives


The national archives of the United Kingdom (formerly known as the Public Record Office).

Free Births Marriages and Deaths


Free internet access to a transcription of the Civil Registration Index births, marriages and deaths in England and Wales from 1837 to 1983.



Census and electoral rolls; birth marriage and death indexes; military records;Emigration and immigration records.

The Imperial War Museum


IWM is leading the First World War Centenary Cultural Partnership and Programme, and its website - www.1914.org is another good source of information, with a searchable events calendar.

BBC History


As well as study materials it offers information about events, programme listings and new online material from the World War One season at the BBC, and you can sign up to an email newsletter.

The Western Front Association


The object of the Association is to educate the public in the history of The Great War with particular reference to the Western Front. n,The WFA maintains a growing list of links to other websites and forums on the subject of The Great War - http://www.westernfrontassociation.com/great-war-people/research-family-story/web-links.html

The Long, Long Trail


All about the soldiers, units, regiments and battles of the British Army of the First World War.

The Great War


An overview of the First World War battlefields on the Western Front by showing you where they are and what you can see there today. It also has links to pages or direct links to other websites covering some of the more specialist areas of World War 1 archives and resources for research.

War Memorials Trust


The War Memorials Trust works for the protection and conservation of war memorials in the UK.

Kent Fallen


The Kent War Memorial Transcription Project (Kentfallen) is Kent's largest and most comprehensive online civic war memorials commemoration website covering all Kent boroughs, districts and parishes. It also has useful links to other Kent and regimental sites.

Just a few useful websites - there are many!

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