Under Age Soldier: Private Albert Edward Miller

In a previous post the discrepancy between this soldiers date of birth and age on his attestation papers and the age of 17 years old stated on the Commonwealth War Grave Commission's Grave Registration was noted. Subsequent to that post a blog commented by davidunderdown95 direct the author to the FreeBMD site and a digitized … Continue reading Under Age Soldier: Private Albert Edward Miller

New Research Sources from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Please see full article here. The Regimental Rouge web site (one of the best sources for tips and ideas for research) has a comprehensive article about some of the changes to the CWGC site in regards to research resources. It is important to note the following disclaimer from the CWGC: CWGC Disclaimer This collection of … Continue reading New Research Sources from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Private David Gray: Finding Peace in Shorncliffe

One of the challenges with the research with this blog is the amazing quantity and assortment of information. It leads you in all sorts of directions. On Twitter I became aware of the Shorncliffe Trust (twitter handle @shorncliffe95 ) which is working hard to preserve and commemorate the history of this area. Since the 2nd … Continue reading Private David Gray: Finding Peace in Shorncliffe