Commonwealth War Graves Commission



On this site you can find out about the history and work of this organisation and the vital role they play in remembering the war dead.
IWM's War Memorials Archive



IWM's War Memorials Archive (formerly UK National Inventory of War Memorials) is working to compile a comprehensive record of all war memorials in the UK to promote their appreciation, use and preservation. Search the online database of UK war memorials.

Every Man Remembered



The Royal British Legion is working with the Commonwealth War Graves Commission to keep alive the memory of those who fell in the First World War, for future generations. They would like every single man and woman from across the Commonwealth who fell to be individually commemorated by those alive today. This is your chance to take part in a truly historic and incredibly significant act of Remembrance.

London Gazette



The Gazette is famous for being the bearer of official War Office and Ministry of Defence events, including listing those 'Mentioned in Despatches' (MIDs), where notable individuals are recognised for their activities in the theatre of war. In fact, an individual is said to have been 'gazetted' when their name reached the pages of The Gazette.

Imperial War Museum - Lives of the First World War


Discover their stories - Remember their lives.
Imperial War Museums needs you to help piece together the Life Stories of more than 8 million men and women who made a contribution during the First World War.

Western Front Association


The Western Front Association was formed with the aim of furthering interest in the period 1914-1918. The object of the Association is to educate the public in the history of the Great War with particular reference to the Western Front.
The Long, Long Trail



A brilliant site for researchers of servicemen and women of the war and many other matters. The best WW1 forum on the net too.
In From the Cold



The In From The Cold Project (IFCP) was formed to research and identify all service men and women missing from the official Commonwealth War Graves Commission database, covering the First and Second World Wars, and to have such soldiers, sailors and airmen recognised on relevant memorials.
WW1 Battlefields Site



This website features touring the battlefields of the Western Front. Set up in 2004, there is information on how to visit and where to stay. There are also many photographs of the battlefields, information on useful books/guides to the battlefields, reviews of books relating to the First World War, plus many WW1 weblinks.

WW1 Battlefields Site



This site provides an overview of the First World War battlefields on the Western Front by showing you where they are and what you can see today.

BBC World War One History Pages



The causes, events and people of the conflict dubbed the 'war to end all wars'.

Carls Cam War Memorials



This site covers aspects of Cheshire Local History, plus an extensive record of local war memorials
War Memorials Online



War Memorials Online is an opportunity for the public to upload images of war memorials and log concerns for the conservation of these important community and historical sources for future generations. Through this cooperation a more complete picture is being built of the whereabouts, type and condition of all war memorials in the UK.
War Memorials Trust



War Memorials Trust works for the protection and conservation of war memorials in the UK, providing advice and information as well as running grant schemes for the repair and conservation of war memorials. Upload photos, check location, contribute condition information and add links for your local war memorial.
Public Monuments and Sculpture Association



The PMSA aims to heighten public appreciation of Britain's public sculpture, and to contribute to its preservation, protection and promotion. It seeks to achieve this through several projects that include: the National Recording Project, the Sculpture Journal, Save our Sculpture and the Marsh Award for Public Sculpture.
Flintshire War Memorials



A virtual memorial for the war memorials of Flintshire, North Wales, UK. The aim of the project is to research and record the memorials in the whole of Flintshire, of which there are over sixty. With a team of researchers and Welsh Heritage Lottery funding it is on its way to becoming a reality. A very informative and well designed site.
HALEWOOD WAR MEMORIAL PROJECT

Halewood During the First World War

The Halewood War Memorial in the churchyard of St.Nicholas, the parish church.

The aim of this project is to trace the men of the Halewood War Memorial and to research a brief biography of each man. The battlefields of Belgium and France are also visited regularly to discover more about where the men fought and where they are now remembered.

There is also a focus on how the war affected Halewood highlighting the hardships and experiences of those enduring life on the home front.


WW1 Lectures

Numerous events have been organised to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First World War, many of which can be found on the Great War Stories Web Site. Mike Royden has been engaged to give several lectures on aspects of the war and how to go about carrying out your own research. Click here for further details.


Soldiers Records

Visit this page to see the current list of men that have been researched, plus a full listing of the men on the panels of the war memorial. There are also numerous men of Ellesmere Port that have not been recorded on the memorial and these men will also be featured once research is complete.


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