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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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Paving stones to commemorat... - last post by TimCornish

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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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Are these men POWs? - last post by 16thlancers

Units and formations

Researching military units or formations in the Great War.

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1st/3rd Highland Field Ambu... - last post by seaforths

Ships and navies

For discussions about the seaborne war.

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H.M.T Saturnia - last post by Gardenerbill

The war in the air

  1. 1st Blitz, UK Airfields & Home Service

For discussions about the war in the air.

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Adam Grimaldi aircraft factory - last post by quemerford


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

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Repatriation procedure once... - last post by TEW

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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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2nd Lieutenant A Chamberlai... - last post by JOHNBOWMAN

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

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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!

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Original SDGW look up please - last post by chaz

Interpreting service records and medal index cards

Discussions on interpreting original records

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Capt Harry Briggs MC, MM. - last post by Glengarry1950

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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42 Sqn RFC War Diaries - 1917 - last post by Cam_s

Book reviews

A place to discuss books.

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War memoirs by Genera Ditte... - last post by chrisheal

The Culture Pages

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

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Brighton WW1 graphic novel - last post by tharkin56

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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.

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