WW1 ancestors

Blog
08 November 2018

Phil Tomaselli picks out the best websites for uncovering your ancestors' service in the Great War over Remembrance Day weekend

News
01 November 2018

Following four years of research, the Maritime Archaeology Trust has launched a fully interactive map displaying the sites of nearly 1,200 First World War shipwrecks

Blog
16 July 2018

Phil Tomaselli picks out the best websites for uncovering your ancestors' service in the Great War, like Lee Mack in Who Do You Think You Are?

News
27 February 2017

Andy Denholm wants relatives of the men listed on Tursdale War Memorial to be present when it is unveiled following restoration later this year

Blog
03 November 2016

An article in Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine has inspired Sarah Williams to look at the time that her grandmother spent working on a farm during the First World War

 

News
30 June 2016

To mark 100 since the Battle of the Somme, we've published a new and updated version of our First World War Army ancestors guide – available to download completely free of charge

Blog
30 June 2016

As we mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, editor Sarah Williams tries to find out if her grandfather was involved in the First World War's most notorious battle

Blog
16 June 2016

Editor Sarah Williams delves into the recently completed British Red Cross database to find a WW1 heroine

News
30 April 2015

More than 43,000 records relating to troops captured by the Ottoman forces have been made available to explore on Findmypast for the first time

Blog
23 April 2015

It's the centenary of Gallipoli this weekend. Deputy editor Claire Vaughan has picked her five favourite resources for researching the soldiers who fought there

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