Tag Archives: WW1

Book Review: Letters from Skye by Jessica Brockmole

I always think that epistolary novels, ones told in the form of letters, must be much more rewarding to read than to write. While hearing the characters’ own voices makes them much more real for the reader, it’s such a … Continue reading

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C is for… Commonwealth War Graves Commission #AtoZChallenge

It seems the first two posts of this challenge have been mostly WW1-related and the third post is no different, dealing as it does with the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Set up after WW1, the CWGC looks after over 1.7 … Continue reading

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B is for… Burnt Records #AtoZChallenge

If you’re researching any military personnel in your family history, a great starting point is a service record. I’ll write more about obtaining WW2 service records later on, but for now I want to focus on WW1 service records. WW1 … Continue reading

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