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@accringtonpals
Twitter account for the Accrington Pals.

First World War Centenary

"Little Children Weak" - Burnley's Centenary Commemorations
Burnley's plans to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the war by placing a wooden cross for each soldier from the town and its districts who gave his life in the conflict.

Online Databases & Catalogues - British & Commonwealth

CWGC Debt of Honour Register
Provides personal and service details and places of commemoration for the 1.7 million members of the Commonwealth forces who died in the two World Wars. Details of the 60,000 civilian casualties of the Second World War are also given.

Records of the Canadian Expeditionary Force
Index to the personnel files of the 600,000+ men of the CEF in the First World War. Attestation papers can be downloaded.

Australian Service Records from World War 1
Access to the records of 420,000 Australian personnel who served during WW1.

The National Archives
Downloadable information leaflets give an excellent introduction to First World War (and other) records available at The National Archives. The National Archives catalogue can now be searched on-line.

Medal Rolls Index
World War One medal rolls provided by The National Archives' DocumentsOnline service.

The Gazette
All the London Gazette editions from the war years can be searched on-line, giving access to e.g. Victoria Cross, Military Cross, Distinguished Conduct Medal and Meritorious Service Medal citations.

The Liddle Collection
The Liddle Collection at the University of Leeds acts to collect and preserve first-hand individual experiences of the First World War. An on-line catalogue of the Collection is now available.

Liddle Hart Centre for Military Archives
On-line catalogue to the private papers of more than 500 senior British defence personnel who held office during the 20th Century.

Online Databases & Catalogues - East Lancashire

Greater Accrington Roll of Honour 1914-1919

Burnley in the Great War
Andrew Gill's website is dedicated to the effect of the Great War on the town of Burnley. The site includes a Burnley Roll of Honour.

Rolls of Honour for Blackburn and Darwen
Rolls of Honour for Blackburn and Darwen courtesy of the Cotton Town website.

Sabden Village War Memorial
Researched by Simon Mount, this splendid web site designed by Audrey Barrett commemorates those from the Lancashire village of Sabden who lost their lives in the two World Wars.

Accrington 1918 Absent Voters List

Gallantry Awards to Burnley Men 1914-1918
David Ingham's research into all those from Burnley and District who won gallantry awards in the Great War.

British Army - Pals Battalions

The Leeds Pals
Dedicated to the memory of the men of the 15th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment.

The Bradford Pals
The full text of Ralph Hudson's book "The Bradford Pals" plus recordings of veterans made in the 1980s, and a 1976 interview with Bradford Pal George Morgan.

British Army - Others

The British Army in the Great War
Chris Baker's comprehensive resource for military historians, genealogists, and others with an interest in the Great War of 1914-1918. Includes a searchable index to interviews with returned prisoners of war (TNA WO161) and a popular discussion forum.

The Regimental Warpath 1914-1918
Brad Chappell's informative site cross-references battalions, brigades, divisions and the battles in which they were engaged.

8th East Lancs
Dedicated to the memory of the soldiers who served with the 8th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment during the Great War.

The York & Lancaster Regiment
John Dillon's fine tribute to his grandfather - Patrick Dillon - and to the men of the 2nd, 6th and 10th Battalions, York & Lancaster Regiment.

The First Glamorgan Bantams
Graham Davies' transcript of the 17th Battalion The Welsh Regiment's war diary from June 1916 to February 1918.

Robert Lindsay Mackay's First World War Diary
Mackay served in the 11th Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders from 1915 until the end of the war.

First World War - General

The Western Front Association
The WFA aims to perpetuate the memory, courage and comradeship of those, on all sides, who served their country in France and Flanders in 1914-1918.

British Library World War One Resource
Key themes in the history of the war, supported by more than 500 sources.

The Tommy Teaches
Scott Knowles offers a learning experience for Key Stages 3 and 4 of the National Curriculum in History, entering the schoolroom fully kitted-out as a WW1 British Tommy.

The Great War Society
The Great War Society UK is a living history group keeping the memory of the First World War alive.

Western Front Photography
Stunning collection of colour photographs taken by Mike St Maur Sheil on the battlefields of the Western Front.

Hellfire Corner
Tom Morgan's excellent site with many articles on the First World War.

first world war.org
Michael Duffy's impressive and well-presented history of World War One.

The Wilfred Owen Association, Sassoon on the Somme, Edmund Blunden at War and Rupert Brooke and Friends
Excellent resources, with detailed photographic tours of the poets' lives concentrating on their wartime experiences.

An Unfortunate Region
Interesting description and commentary, particularly on the subject of trench remains on the Western Front.

BBC History
Step inside 3D panoramas of trenches and listen to recordings of World War One veterans.

Trenches on the Web
A vast range of material on the First World War.

The Great War Society
An excellent starting point to search for information.

The World War 1 Document Archive
On-line access to documents of all kinds pertaining to the war.

Hello Tommy
Malc Lucas' guided tours of the battlefields of the Western Front, aimed at the first-time traveller.

Trenches at Rugeley
Photographs of the remains of practice trenches dug at Rugeley, Staffordshire.

Jack Turner's War
An extraordinary collection of photographs taken by Canadian artilleryman Jack Turner, who enlisted in September 1915 and took part in the battles of the Somme, Vimy and Third Ypres.

Hughie's War Diary
Wartime diary of Edward Gilmore (Hughie) Dodd, Australian Electrical and Mining Unit.

Ernst Jünger in Cyberspace
A mine of information relating to the author of "Storm of Steel" and "Copse 125".

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