The Welsh experience of WW1 to be digitised

Sourced from Wales Higher Education Libraries Forum:

A project led by the National Library of Wales has received funds to digitise primary sources relating to World War One.

The project will make available a unique collection revealing the hidden history of World War One as it affected all aspects of Welsh life, language and culture, taking in printed and manuscript sources as well as moving image, audio and photographic material. It starts work this month and is due to go online in June 2013. » Continue reading “The Welsh experience of WW1 to be digitised”

Stretching a connection to the grave

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission website, for some reason, has never made it to my bookmarks before today. On reading the Death Records feature in the current issue of Who Do You Think You Are? magazine (out in the shops today) I realised it was time for a look.

The site has a very useful “Debt of Honour register” {2}, which has a reasonable search facility and connections to further details of the war cemeteries listed. » Continue reading “Stretching a connection to the grave”