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IN MEMORy by Pierre Vandervelden

The visit of Commonwealth War Cemeteries, Communals Cemeteries & Churchyards in Belgium & France

pierre.vandervelden@pi.be

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OFFICIAL SITE : Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Research by name of casualty or cemetery.

The Project’s aims are to have all non-commemorated servicemen accepted for commemoration by CWGC.

Install all CWGC cemeteries as Point Of Interest on your satellite navigation system such as a Tomtom or Garmin satnav.
You may not sell this information for personal gain.

To lodge or to eat at the heart of the Great War Battlefield in the Somme, don't miss Avril Williams Guest House and Tea Room "Ocean Villas"
Family athmosphere at 5 minutes of Thiepval, 10, Rue Delattre, Auchonvillers.
Original Great War trench back of the guest house; WWI and WWII museum also on the place.
CANADIAN VIRTUAL WAR MEMORIAL

This site contains a registry of information about the graves and memorials of more than 116,000 Canadians and Newfoundlanders who served valiantly and gave their lives for their country.

AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL

This site contains a registry of information about the graves and memorials of Australian casualties and some regimental diaries.

OFFICIAL SITE of research of

French casualties

"Creating a virtual Australian National War Grave Archive Web Site containing a digital photograph of every Australian War Grave and Memorial Commemoration of Armed Forces Personnel deceased through service of their country".
A voluntary project to build an online International War Memorial to Service Personnel from 1914 to the present day - including those killed in recent conflicts and peacekeeping operations. The photo archive is the largest of it's kind in the world.
The Maple Leaf Legacy Project is an enormous endeavour to procure a photograph of each and every Canadian War Grave from the South African War (1899-1902), World War 1 (1914-18), World War II (1939-45), Korean War (1950-52) and all United Nations Peacekeeping Missions to the present day.
 The story of Pondfarm where you could visit a new museum about WWI, in a house build and maintened in state since the Great War.
BLESMA supports all those ex-Service men and women who have lost limbs or the use of their limbs. They provide advice on War Pensions, the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme, care allowances and the provision of prosthetics.
The goal of the South Africa War Graves Project is to archive photographs of every single South African & Rhodesian war grave from the 2nd Anglo-Boer War, WW1, WW2, Korea, Rand Revolt, Freedom Struggle, Angola-Border War to present day.
Discuss about topics more based on Canadian Expeditionary Force in Europe during WW1.
More than 47,000 members discuss on topics about WW1, find friends to help you if you search informations about a soldier, a regiment, a battlefield ...
 
A very complete site who can help you with this topics: Research a soldier | About the army | Battle histories | Battlefield touring | Soldier's life | Books | Links | Forum | Search
WW1, WW2 and bespoke pilgrimage based battlefield tours for small groups to the western front and Normandy. Tours based in Ypres, Somme, Arras, Cambrai, Verdun and Normandy
The Association aims to coordinate or create special events for commemoration ceremonies, develop exchanges at national and international level to be used to historical, cultural and pedagogical ends.
SUPPORTING THE CAMPAIGN TO IDENTIFY OUR WAR DEAD AT FROMELLES
SINCE ITS INCEPTION FROMELLES DISCUSSION GROUP HAS WORKED TO UPHOLD THE ROYAL CHARTER OF INCORPORATION AND SUPPLEMENTAL CHARTER WHICH UNDERPIN THE COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES COMMISSION AND THE TREATIES WHICH THAT BODY HAS NEGOTIATED WITH AFFILIATE NATIONS LIKE AUSTRALIA. THESE INSTRUMENTS, ESPECIALLY THE TREATIES THAT CAME INTO FORCE ON 26 NOVEMBER 1918 AND 31 OCTOBER 1951 NOT ONLY OUTLINE THE ROLE AND FUNCTION OF THE CWGC, BUT PROTECT THE RIGHTS OF AUSTRALIA'S WAR DEAD AND REQUIRES THE ORGANIZATION TO EXHUME, RECOVER AND IDENTIFY THE MISSING FOUND IN CIRCUMSTANCES LIKE THAT AT PHEASANT WOOD IN NORTHERN FRANCE.
In memory to British Units of WW1: Monuments in Picardy and one of the most complete
gallery of british and commonwealth insignas found on headstones.
World War One Batlefields - Information on visiting the battlefields of the Western Front plus contemporary and modern photographs.
Web site dedicated to the history and battlefields of the Great War 1914-1918. It aims to provide you with information about the war itself and on how to visit the battlefields in France and Flanders - and what to see.
Stannington Roll Of Honour - 1914-20, In Memory of those who gave their lives in World War One.
This site is dedicated to those men and women who fell fighting for their country. Recorded here are various war memorials within a variety of counties, it is fully intended to complete as many war memorials in the United Kingdom as possible.
A searchable database of military and personal information about the men of Buckinghamshire who lost their lives in World War I. Includes photographs of War memorials and some Casualties. Updated frequently.

The North Manchester Battlefield Society

Steve Hoar and friends, visit the battlefields of W.W.I and W.W.II. They invite you to see the photographs on this website.

The Lancashire Fusiliers meeting place.

A complete list of allied planes carshed in France during WW2, also available in English.
A non-political society dedicated who is seeking relatives of former WW2 Aircrew in order to place a page of honour on this website.

Who are the last survivors of WW1, country by country ?

Discover them on this French site.

 

A very Complete description of WW1 day by day, with a lot of maps and pictures.
For The Fallen - British and Commonwealth War Graves and War Memorials.
Justice demands millennium pardons for those 306 innocent soldiers who were executed by the British Military Authorities for alleged cowardice and desertion during the First World War.

Photographs of all 940 Cemeteries of 40 burials and above that were featured in Sidney C. Hurst's 1929 book "The Silent Cities", and also Cemeteries with "Shot at Dawn" burials .

 

By Rob Ruggenberg

More than 500 Recommended Great War Websites

A work by a friend, Dwight G. Mercer

A lot of links about WW I and WW II websites
More than 700 links about WW1 in 14 topics (battlefields, WW1 organisations, diplomacy, military units, museums, ...)
Another website with a lot of links about WW1
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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