Wednesday, November 6, 2013

National Archives First World War

The National Archives has launched its new First World War portal as part of the 100th Anniversary commemorations.  The new portal makes it easy to access all the collections held by the National Archives from one convenient location. The Archives will be marking the centenary of the war with an extensive programme, spanning a five-year period from 2014 – 2019. With a rolling series of digitised record releases, online and on-site events and education resources being added to this portal as we move through the centenary period, the national Archives will open up their unique collection of First World War records as never before.  Some charges may apply to access some records.

Included are record collections of :

  • Medals 
  • RAF officers 
  • Merchant Seamen 
  • Army Nurses 
  • Prisoners of War 
  • Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve 
  • Royal Naval Division
  • Women’s Royal Air Force
  • Women’s Royal Naval Service 
  • Royal Naval Air Service

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