Category Archives: Wartime

DAY ONE: Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2015

Blog post from Day One of Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2015. Continue reading

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Website launched to commemorate the Lives Of The First World War

IWM and DC Thomson Family History launch Lives Of The First World War website – creating a digital memorial celebrating the bravery of those who contributed to the WW1 effort in the Commonwealth. Continue reading

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I spent the weekend in the 1940s

Spent the weekend in the 1940s – meeting Winston Churchill, watching a Spitfire flying around, eating spam sandwiches, and escaping Nazi officers. Continue reading

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Encouraging children to take an interest in their genealogy

What motivates children to take an interest in genealogy? Continue reading

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Remembrance 2012

Remembrance Sunday 2012 – Remembering the bravery of those who have served in, and gave their lives to war. Continue reading

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Remembrance 2011

Remembrance 2011 – remembering the brave and heroic who fought and who were lost in war. Continue reading

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Remembrance: Owen Newman

Remembrance: Owen Gilbert Newman (1919-1944) who died when the Japanese ship he was on, was torpedoed and sunk by American forces. Continue reading

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Remembrance: Ernest Edward Thomas Dewey

Remembrance: Ernest Edward Thomas Dewey (1896-1991). Continue reading

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Remembrance: Albert Martin

Remembrance of Albert Martin (1899-1918) who died in a hospital in Germany. Continue reading

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Remembrance: Herbert Martin

Remembrance of Private Herbert Martin, 1884-1917. Continue reading

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