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The Long, Long Trail

Wednesday, 3rd December, 2008

I’ve just come across this site The Long, Long Trail which is all about the British Army in the First World War and aimed at the family and military researcher.

The Long, Long Trail was selected as best overall website for researching military ancestors by the BBCs “Who do you think you are?” magazine and it certainly seems to be a very useful site if you are looking for more information about an ancestor who was in the Army during World War 1.

Researching a soldier

A soldier’s life

Understanding military documents

Military records

Monday, 17th November, 2008

Looking for military records?  Ancestry might be able to help… it’s free to search during November.

Their collections include:

Researching your WW1 family history

Tuesday, 11th November, 2008

2008 marks the 90th anniversary of the end of World War 1 and today, 11/11 is Armistice Day.  As part of their Remembrance Series, the BBC have a very helpful article on how to discover your family’s role in WW1 history.

British Army WW1 Records

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