Title - Links to First World War pages

Twitter account for the Accrington Pals.

Online Databases & Catalogues - British & Commonwealth

CWGC Debt of Honour Register
Provides personal and service details and places of commemoration for the 1.7 million members of the Commonwealth forces who died in the two World Wars. Details of the 60,000 civilian casualties of the Second World War are also given.

Records of the Canadian Expeditionary Force
Index to the personnel files of the 600,000+ men of the CEF in the First World War. Attestation papers can be downloaded.

Australian Service Records from World War 1
Access to the records of 420,000 Australian personnel who served during WW1.

NZDF Personnel Files
Access to New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) Personnel Files for all known New Zealanders who served in the First World War.

The National Archives
Downloadable information leaflets give an excellent introduction to First World War (and other) records available at The National Archives. The National Archives catalogue can be searched on-line.

Medal Rolls Index
World War One medal rolls provided by The National Archives' DocumentsOnline service.

The Gazette
All the London Gazette editions from the war years can be searched on-line, giving access to e.g. Victoria Cross, Military Cross, Distinguished Conduct Medal and Meritorious Service Medal citations.

The Liddle Collection
The Liddle Collection at the University of Leeds acts to collect and preserve first-hand individual experiences of the First World War. An on-line catalogue of the Collection is now available.

Liddle Hart Centre for Military Archives
On-line catalogue to the private papers of more than 500 senior British defence personnel who held office during the 20th Century.

Online Databases & Catalogues - East Lancashire

Greater Accrington Roll of Honour 1914-1919

Burnley in the Great War
Andrew Gill's website is dedicated to the effect of the Great War on the town of Burnley. The site includes a Burnley Roll of Honour.

Rolls of Honour for Blackburn and Darwen
Rolls of Honour for Blackburn and Darwen courtesy of the Cotton Town website.

Sabden Village War Memorial
Researched by Simon Mount, this splendid web site designed by Audrey Barrett commemorates those from the Lancashire village of Sabden who lost their lives in the two World Wars.

Accrington 1918 Absent Voters List

Gallantry Awards to Burnley Men 1914-1920
David Ingham's research into all those from Burnley and District who won gallantry awards in the Great War.

British Army - Pals Battalions

The Bradford Pals
The full text of Ralph Hudson's book "The Bradford Pals"..

British Army - Others

The British Army in the Great War
Chris Baker's comprehensive resource for military historians, genealogists, and others with an interest in the Great War of 1914-1918.

Great War Forum
Popular discussion forum for all Great War topics.

The First Glamorgan Bantams
Graham Davies' transcript of the 17th Battalion The Welsh Regiment's war diary from June 1916 to February 1918.

First World War - General

The Western Front Association
The WFA aims to perpetuate the memory, courage and comradeship of those, on all sides, who served their country in France and Flanders in 1914-1918.

British First World War Trench Maps, 1915-1918
Large collection of trench maps made freely available by the National Library of Scotland.

tMapper: WW1 Mapping
A brilliant resource that enables trench map coordinates to be located on a modern map.

British Library World War One Resource
Key themes in the history of the war, supported by more than 500 sources.

The Great War Society
The Great War Society UK is a living history group keeping the memory of the First World War alive.

Western Front Photography
Stunning collection of colour photographs taken by Mike St Maur Sheil on the battlefields of the Western Front.

Hellfire Corner
Tom Morgan's excellent site with many articles on the First World War.

first world war.org
Michael Duffy's impressive and well-presented history of World War One.

The Wilfred Owen Association, Sassoon on the Somme, Edmund Blunden at War and Rupert Brooke and Friends
Excellent resources, with detailed photographic tours of the poets' lives concentrating on their wartime experiences.

BBC History
Step inside 3D panoramas of trenches and listen to recordings of World War One veterans.

Trenches on the Web
A vast range of material on the First World War.

The World War 1 Document Archive
On-line access to documents of all kinds pertaining to the war.

Hello Tommy
Malc Lucas' guided tours of the battlefields of the Western Front, aimed at the first-time traveller.

The First World War Camps of Cannock Chase
Particularly interesting for its section on the archaeology of the camps.

Jack Turner's War
An extraordinary collection of photographs taken by Canadian artilleryman Jack Turner, who enlisted in September 1915 and took part in the battles of the Somme, Vimy and Third Ypres.

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