'Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War' charted online

30 October 2018

An interactive map from the Maritime Archaeology Trust makes available the results of its four year investigation into hundreds of WW1 shipwreck sites off England's south coast.

CWGC archive display online for Armistice Centenary

16 October 2018

More than 600 documents and photos from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission’s extensive archives have been released online for the end of the First World War Centenary.

Online project tracing WW1 Belgian refugees

17 September 2018

Researchers are trying to discover more about the stories of 250,000 refugees who came to Britain from Belgium after Germany invaded in August 1914.

CWGC Casualty Archive joins UN heritage register

09 June 2018

Archive documents recording the commemoration of the 1.7 million Commonwealth dead of the First and Second World Wars are being added to a UNESCO world heritage register. 

The Battle of Cambrai explained in Tank Museum video series

21 November 2017

Britain's Tank Museum released a documentary for the Battle of Cambrai Centenary, telling the story of the first mass tank attack in history in November 1917.

CWGC call to join remembrance project for those lost at sea

18 August 2017

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission is inviting  individuals, community groups, schools and organisations to join in researching the stories of thousands of sailors commemorated on three UK naval memorials.

Oxford University project to save WW1 stories for future generations

20 July 2017

An Oxford University team is leading a UK-wide drive to find and conserve First World War photos, letters and mementos beyond the close of the Centenary in 2018.

'Safeguarding WW1 underwater heritage' - UNESCO online resource for schools

28 March 2017

Materials for schools promoting awareness of First World War shipwrecks have been released for the Centenary by the United Nations agency, UNESCO.

Battle of Chemin des Dames: Centenary background from Mission Centenaire

01 March 2017

Articles and videos explaining the Battle of the Chemin des Dames have been compiled online by Mission Centenaire for this year's 100th anniversary commemorations.

'Away from the Western Front' - focus on 'overlooked' WW1 campaigns

03 February 2017

'Away From the Western Front' is a project aimed at raising  awareness of the men and women from Britain and its former empire who served in the 'often overlooked' First World War campaigns in Salonika, Egypt, Palestine, Syria, Mesopotamia and Africa.

Auckland Museum's new remembrance gallery - creating a legacy for WW1 Centenary

02 December 2016

A new gallery for New Zealanders to discover and commemorate those who've served their country in war opened at Auckland War Memorial Museum on 10 November 2016.

'How we can best commemorate war' - Oxford seminars coming up in 2017-18

25 November 2016

Leading figures from the arts and politics will discuss post-war commemoration and reconciliation at a forthcoming series of seminars, Oxford University announces. 

Conscientious objection & dissent in First World War New Zealand

20 September 2016

Comprehensive lists of New Zealanders who opposed conscription in the Great War - compiled for the first time by New Zealand Government historians - are available online. 

CWGC 'Thiepval App' for Somme Centenary

14 June 2016

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has produced an app for the Battle of the Somme Centenary, helping visitors to locate soldiers' names on the Thiepval Memorial.

Battle of the Somme explored in Centenary app

13 June 2016

The events of the Battle of the Somme as they unfolded in 1916 are told in a new app released by the Royal British Legion and tv historian Dan Snow.

Remembering Jutland - New CWGC resources for 2016 Centenary

06 April 2016

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission is encouraging people to remember the Battle of Jutland, with the launch of new commemorative resources for the May 2016 Centenary.

Online project to share stories of British sailors at the Battle of Jutland

24 February 2016

Britain's Royal Navy Museum has launched a digital project to map stories of sailors who fought at the Battle of Jutland in 1916.

Great War hospital diaries available online from UK National Archives

14 January 2016

The challenges of treating First World War casualties on the battlefield and at sea are revealed in online records now available from Britain's National Archives.

HMS Hampshire memorial project: full list of 746 names available online

20 December 2015

The names have been released of all the men who'll be remembered on a new memorial to the loss of the British warship, HMS Hampshire, off Orkney in June 1916.

Jutland Centenary website launched by grandson of British commander Admiral Jellicoe

02 December 2015

A new website containing a wealth of resources about the Battle of Jutland has been launched by Nick Jellicoe, grandson of Britain's naval commander in 1916, Admiral Sir John Jellicoe.

French Western Front app explores Bethune & the Artois battles

22 November 2015

A new app explores First World War sites at the centre of events in the Béthune area of Northern France 100 years ago.

New Zealand's latest WW1 trail guide follows the Western Front

30 October 2015

New Zealand has released its latest interactive guide to First World War battlefields of significance for New Zealanders, this time exploring the Western Front.

CWGC launches battlefield remembrance trail for Loos Centenary

23 September 2015

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission launched a remembrance trail to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of Loos in September 2015. 

Researchers open database of New Zealanders who went to war

20 August 2015

Researchers have launched a website aimed at providing a comprehensive biographical record of all New Zealanders who served overseas in the First World War.

1915 UK Merchant Navy records go online

03 July 2015

The names of hundreds of thousands of seafarers who kept Britain supplied in 1915, the first full year of the Great War, can be searched online for the first time.

Thousands who refused to take up arms remembered online by IWM

18 May 2015

The names of 16,500 conscientious objectors have been added to the Imperial War Museum's 'Lives of the First World War' memorial website.

Irish in Gallipoli website launch: understanding the Irish story

23 April 2015

Century Ireland, a project led by RTÉ and Boston College, is today launching a companion website dedicated to telling the story of the Irish in Gallipoli.

Gallipoli Centenary Education Project launches

21 April 2015

The Gallipoli Association has launched a companion site to promote learning and international collaboration within schools - the Gallipoli Centenary Education Project.

New Zealand launches Gallipoli Centenary app

19 March 2015

New Zealand has released a new computer app exploring the Gallipoli campaign as part of its Centenary commemorations. 

WW1 online medical records project hits 100,000 names

06 March 2015

UK military genealogy specialists, Forces War Records, have now transcribed 100,000 medical records of British First World War soldiers as part of a project to make them available online.

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