In the news: first world war archive

Another National Archives/geneology.co.uk digitisation project makes the news today. The Guardian reports that the pension records of almost a million soldiers who served in the first world war have for the first time been made available on the internet, allowing descendants to access a wealth of information about anyone who was injured or discharged due to illness. Full story here: Internet archive puts flesh on the bones of first world war soldiers’ experiences.

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