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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.

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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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  1. POWs

Researching individual servicemen in the Great War.

In grateful memory of Forum Pal Bob Coulson.

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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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The war in the air

  1. 1st Blitz, UK Airfields & Home Service

For discussions about the war in the air.

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

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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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The Western Front

The battles and battlefields of France and Flanders

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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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Look-up, Photo and Document requests

  1. Photos - wants,
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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!

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Interpreting service records and medal index cards

Discussions on interpreting original records

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Document Repository

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  2. Reference books,
  3. Unit histories,
  4. Websites,
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  6. Virtual Library,
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Can you offer lookups from war diaries, books, magazines etc?

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Book reviews

A place to discuss books.

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The Culture Pages

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

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Forum Pals

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

In grateful memory of Forum Pal Kevin O'Neill.

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