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GWF Events and Merchandise

A place for conference announcements,and details of other GWF promotions and activities.

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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.

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Soldiers

Researching individual servicemen in the Great War.

In grateful memory of Forum Pal Bob Coulson.

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Charles Morley. 70. - 25001... - last post by GWF1967

Units and formations

Researching military units or formations in the Great War.

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Ships and navies

For discussions about the seaborne war.

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National Maritime Museum an... - last post by alf mcm

The war in the air

For discussions about the war in the air.

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Medical Services (Home and Abroad)

Discuss all aspects of medical services in the war from home based hospitals to medical staff on the front lines.

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Mount Felix Hospital and Wa... - last post by tony paley

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The Western Front

The battles and battlefields of France and Flanders

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Away from the Western Front


  1. Sub-Saharan Africa,
  2. Gallipoli,
  3. Italy,
  4. Middle East & North Africa,
  5. Salonika & The Balkans,
  6. The Eastern Front,
  7. India

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Cemeteries and memorials


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

For discussions about...cemeteries and memorials

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Battlefields in danger

Places that are at risk of modern-day developments

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First World War Fieldworks... - last post by NigelS

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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.

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Women and the Great War

Discuss the experiences of women during the Great War.

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Photos - Wants and Offers

List here any photos on headstones or memorials you would like someone to obtain.

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Documents - Look Up Requests and Offers

Place any requests for SWB, diaries, personal papers etc here. Please remember not to ask other members to look up Ancestry or similar sites on your behalf.

Requests will be deleted after 90 days of inactivity

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Interpreting documents

Discussions on interpreting original records .

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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?

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Advance notice: digitisatio... - last post by alf mcm

Books and Book Reviews

A place to discuss books.

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Book: BEF The 1915 Campaign... - last post by BFBSM

The Culture Pages

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

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Then and Now Russian Empire... - last post by James A Pratt III