Jump to content

Remembered Today:

Toggle Announcements Announcements

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Announcements and News

This area will be used to keep members informed of changes and future developments.

  • 19 topics
  • 5 replies
Joining the GWF, or already... - last post by Keith Roberts

Toggle The Great War Centenary The Great War Centenary

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

The IWM Lives of the First World War Project

The GWF Team wish to encourage the commemoration of the Great War Centenary. The Centenary has inspired participation from individuals, communities, archives and national governments, and the GWF hopes to support all forms of remembrance, and especially projects leading to a lasting legacy. The GWF are proud to be official supporters of the Imperial War Museum's Lives of the Great War project, and look forward to assisting in the creation of this new memorial to the men and women of the Great War.

  • 39 topics
  • 7 replies
help with medical evacuatio... - last post by Dai Bach y Sowldiwr

Centenary Projects

For discussion of other matters relating to the Great War Centenary. Relevant topics from other parts of the site will be migrated to this section, unless they are so specific that they should be left in other areas.

  • 708 topics
  • 7,332 replies
Poppies at The Tower of London - last post by Waggoner

Toggle The soldiers and armies of the Great War The soldiers and armies of the Great War

  Forum Stats Last Post Info


  1. POWs

Researching individual servicemen in the Great War.

In grateful memory of Forum Pal Bob Coulson.

  • 51,091 topics
  • 353,118 replies
43167 Private J.W.R. Robertson - last post by cazack

Units and formations

Researching military units or formations in the Great War.

  • 24,030 topics
  • 159,176 replies
South African Special Servi... - last post by CliveRoss

Ships and navies

For discussions about the seaborne war.

  • 6,929 topics
  • 55,211 replies
An RNVR gunner on DAMS? - last post by fuzileer

The war in the air

  1. 1st Blitz, UK Airfields & Home Service

For discussions about the war in the air.

  • 5,461 topics
  • 38,910 replies
Royal Flying Corps  Flask t... - last post by JOHNNY12550


Other aspects of the soldiers or armed forces of 1914-1918.

  • 10,272 topics
  • 118,500 replies
One mans journey from casua... - last post by Drew1918

Toggle Remembered Today Remembered Today

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Remembering Them

A place for your loved one's and researched men & women's names. This area will retain entries for 30 days after the last posting.

  • 693 topics
  • 1,849 replies
H.M.S. Natal, Cromarty Firt... - last post by LST_164

Toggle Battles, battlefields and places Battles, battlefields and places

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

The Western Front

The battles and battlefields of France and Flanders

  • 6,160 topics
  • 73,881 replies
York & Lancs Positions... - last post by badger123456

Cemeteries and memorials

  1. Possible non-commemorations,
  2. Recovering the Fallen

For discussions about...cemeteries and memorials

  • 10,293 topics
  • 93,769 replies
2/1 Westmorland & Cumbe... - last post by Rum Ration

Battlefields in danger

Places that are at risk of modern-day developments

  • 214 topics
  • 5,139 replies
Work on Hill 60 - last post by Neil Mackenzie

Toggle Documents, photos, art Documents, photos, art

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Look-up, Photo and Document requests

  1. Photos - wants,
  2. Photos - Offers,
  3. Documents & Records Requests/Look Ups

If you would like to obtain a photo or a document or have something looked up and you think a forum member may be able to help, this is the place to ask. And don't forget to say thank you!

  • 2,731 topics
  • 19,269 replies
Headstone Photo Request - C... - last post by ragnorak72

Interpreting service records and medal index cards

Discussions on interpreting original records

  • 3,706 topics
  • 20,504 replies
Citation Differences - last post by loader

Document Repository

  1. Unit War Diaries,
  2. Reference books,
  3. Unit histories,
  4. Websites,
  5. Maps,
  6. Virtual Library,
  7. Video Links

Can you offer lookups from war diaries, books, magazines etc?

  • 5,908 topics
  • 40,333 replies
Ancestry.co.uk War Diaries... - last post by skipman

Book reviews

A place to discuss books.

  • 3,555 topics
  • 37,756 replies
A Moonlight Massacre - The... - last post by stiletto_33853

The Culture Pages

The GWF Arts Supplement - for music, art, poetry, plays, TV & radio, films etc

  • 2,476 topics
  • 30,343 replies
Great War at Sea Poetry - last post by MichaelBully

Toggle Miscellaneous Miscellaneous

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Forum Pals

  1. GWF Events and Merchandise

Discussions about Forum Pals meetings, Forum-logo products, etc

In grateful memory of Forum Pal Kevin O'Neill.

  • 778 topics
  • 21,803 replies
South Staffs Pals April 14th - last post by KIRKY

Today's birthdays

  • unicorn's Photo

    unicorn (54)

  • jaywalker's Photo

    jaywalker (56)

  • artyali's Photo

    artyali (48)

  • SandraKiely's Photo


  • jansander2's Photo

    jansander2 (68)

Recent Topics