Author Archives: Hannah Scally

British Red Cross WWI service records go online

The British Red Cross has launched a helpful new resource for WWI history. A new website aims to provide transcribed and digitised service records of all Red Cross members who served in Voluntary Aid Detachments (V.A.D.s) during the First World War. This ambitious project is a collaboration with Kingston University, with over 250 volunteers, and support from the Heritage Lottery Fund. […]

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Children's centenary continues with new WW1 medals resource

Educational site MyLearning has launched Our First World War Guardians, a resource which explores medals of the First World War. Part of the IWM’s Centenary Partnership, the interactive resource illustrates the different kinds of military medals awarded in the war, and some of the stories and events behind them. Other features allow children to design […]

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