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Diaries, Log Books and Letters

Regimental Log Books and other personal records such as diaries and letters home provide an insight into the life that those in the services lived.

Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War II, Medals / Awards, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:152 Hyderabad RAF Squadron
Link:http://www.152hyderabad.co.uk/
Description:152 Hyderabad RAF Squadron
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:17th (Service) Battalion - The Welsh Regiment
Link:http://www.17thwelsh.org.uk/
Description:17th (Service) Battalion - The Welsh Regiment
Extra Info:Inclludes a list of casualties of WW1, a war diary for 1916-1918 and more.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Army, World War I, Medals / Awards, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:1st Battalion The Monmouthshire Regiment 1914 - 1916
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20081120235905/http://w...
Description:1st Battalion The Monmouthshire Regiment 1914 - 1916
Extra Info:An archived copy of the site - most informations seems to be available. Includes the battalion war diary, battle honours, details of some of the soldiers and more.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Army, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Discharge / Pension Records, Service Records, Pictures / Photographs, Ships, Muster / Militia Rolls, Medals / Awards, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Newspapers, Maps
Title:25th County of London Cycle Battalion, London Regiment
Link:http://www.25thlondon.com/
Description: 25th County of London Cycle Battalion, London Regiment
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Army, World War I, Pictures / Photographs, Medals / Awards, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:3rd Battalion The Monmouthshire Regiment 1914 - 1916
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20110827012738/http://w...
Description:3rd Battalion The Monmouthshire Regiment 1914 - 1916
Extra Info:An archived copy of the site - most informations seems to be available. Includes the battalion war diary, battle honours, details of the mining at Hill 60, details of some of the soldiers and more.
Classification:Army, World War I, Pictures / Photographs, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:4th Territorial Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers 1914-1918
Link:http://www.4thbnnf.com/
Description:4th Territorial Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers 1914-1918
Extra Info:Includes the names of fusiliers who served with the 1/4th, 2/4th, 3/4th and 4th Reserve Battalions between 1908 and 1919, some with details. Also includes the 4th Battalion war diary, July 1917.
Classification:Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:8th (S) Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment
Link:http://website.lineone.net/~eebo/8thbattn.htm
Description:8th (S) Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment - Abridged World War One Diary
Extra Info:The information on the site is taken from a small booklet, published after the First World War, and is an abridged diary of events involving the Battalion. Includes a list of commanding officers.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:8th (Service) Battalion, Border Regiment - Kendal Pals
Link:http://kendalpals.webs.com/kendalpals2.htm
Description:8th (Service) Battalion, Border Regiment - Kendal Pals
Extra Info:Includes a history of the battalion, a roll of honour, with biographies, the war diary and more. NOTE - not all options on the menu work, including the Home page.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War I, Pictures / Photographs, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Newspapers
Title:A Multimedia History of World War One
Link:http://www.firstworldwar.com/
Description:A Multimedia History of World War One
Extra Info:A site with much information about WWI, details and dates of each battles, source documents, photographs, diaries and much more.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War I, Aircraft, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Maps
Title:A Pilot's War 1915-18
Link:http://www.apw.airwar1.org.uk/
Description:A Pilot's War 1915-18
Extra Info:This site records the First World War experience of Major F W Smith as a pilot in the British Royal Flying Corps (RFC) and later the RAF. List of 62 Squadron crew, claims and losses and those from 62 Squadron who lost their lives in France in 1918.
Classification:Marines, World War I, World War II, Medals / Awards, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:A salute to the modern-day commando
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20110307015959/http://w...
Description:A salute to the modern-day commando
Extra Info:An archived copy of a site that is no longer working. Some information is missing though, but much is still available to view.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Addingham Village Information
Link:http://www.addingham.info/
Description:Addingham Village Information
Extra Info:Includes a war diary of Ex-Cpl Brumfitt Atkinson for 1915-1916.
Classification:Navy, Napoleonic Wars, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Admiral Lord Nelson
Link:http://www.admiralnelson.org/
Description:Admiral Lord Nelson
Extra Info:Details of his life, battles, ships and loves.
Classification:Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:An Old Contemptibles Diary 1914 - 1915
Link:http://glosters.tripod.com/ww1.html
Description:An Old Contemptibles Diary 1914 - 1915
Extra Info:The diary of Arthur Castle who started in the military as a 'Boy' to the Royal Horse Artillery Depot in 1901,in 1916 posted as a Captain in 63rd Royal Naval Division to France.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:An Ordinary Crew
Link:http://www.ordinarycrew.co.uk/
Description:An Ordinary Crew of Bomber Command
Extra Info:The crew and aircraft at RAF Waddington in 1945.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Army, Medals / Awards, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Ancient and Honourable Appointment of Conductor
Link:http://www.rlc-conductor.info/
Description:Ancient and Honourable Appointment of Conductor
Extra Info:The senior Warrant Officer appointment in the British Army, includes detailed history, list of recipients the conductors at Lord Nelson's funeral and more.
Classification:Army, World War I, Prisoners of War, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Antwerp to Gallipoli
Link:http://archive.org/details/antwerptogallipo00ruhli...
Description:Antwerp to Gallipoli - Arthur Ruhl, Published 1916
Extra Info:Online book. With the full title of Antwerp to Gallipoli; a year of war on many fronts - and behind them. Includes a photograph of the English hostages at Gallipoli.
Classification:Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Archibald Gordon MacGregor's Account of World War One
Link:http://www.annawelti.com/archie.asp
Description:Archibald Gordon MacGregor's Account of World War One
Extra Info:Includes cartoons, christmas cards and a diary of his experiences of WWI in the Scottish Division.
Classification:World War II, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Aston Brook Through to Aston Manor, Warwickshire
Link:http://www.astonbrook-through-astonmanor.co.uk/
Description:Aston Brook Through to Aston Manor - History
Extra Info:Includes articles about the placement of anti-aircraft guns and more.
Classification:World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:At Sulva Bay
Link:http://archive.org/details/atsuvlabaybeingn00hargu...
Description:At Sulva Bay, John Hargrave, Published 1916
Extra Info:Online book. Its full title is At Suvla Bay : being the notes and sketches of scenes, characters and adventures of the Dardanelles campaign. He served with the 32nd Field Ambulance Division.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Medals / Awards, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:ATTRILL Family History
Link:http://www.attrill.info/
Description:ATTRILL Family History
Extra Info:Includes a list of war casualties, campaign medals and more, including John Edward ATTRILL's first world war dairy.
Classification:World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:BASTON Family of Hackney, Shoreditch and Whitechapel
Link:http://www.bastonfamily.co.uk/
Description:BASTON Family of Hackney, Shoreditch and Whitechapel
Extra Info:Includes details of the 12th (Eastern) Division and the Battle of The Somme in the Great War 1914-1918 and a war diary from the 8th Battalion Royal Fusiliers from 1916.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Army, World War I, Pictures / Photographs, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Battle of Bellewaarde, 16th June 1915
Link:http://www.bellewaarde1915.co.uk/
Description:Battle of Bellewaarde, 16th June 1915
Extra Info:The site is dedicated to the men who fought and died at the Battle of Bellewaarde, 16th June 1915. It includes photographs, war diaries, details of the regiments and battalions, soldiers and more.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Bawdsey Radar Station
Link:http://www.bawdseyradar.org.uk/
Description:Bawdsey Radar Station, Suffolk
Extra Info:Includes many written and oral historical accounts from radar instructor to those on National service at Bawdsey.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Beeston - Exploring its History
Link:http://www.beeston-notts.co.uk/
Description:Beeston - Exploring its History
Extra Info:Includes the diary of Sergeant William Jowett who describes his experiences fighting in the Crimea and some information about the 24 pals who joined the Sherwood Foresters.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Army, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Pictures / Photographs, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Newspapers
Title:Belfast Genealogy Site
Link:http://www.lennonwylie.co.uk/
Description:Belfast Genealogy Site
Extra Info:Including Boer war, WW1 and WW2 Armed Forces remembrance. Plus details of the 8th Belfast heavy anti-aircraft regiment, including soldier lists, war dairies, newspaper cuttings, photographs and more.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War II, Aircraft, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Bob Baxter's Bomber Command Index
Link:http://www.bomber-command.info/
Description:Bob Baxter's Bomber Command Index
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War II, Medals / Awards, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Bolton Remembers the War
Link:http://www.boltonswar.org.uk/
Description:Bolton Remembers the War
Extra Info:Includes the diary of an ARP warden, casulaties of an air raid in October 1941, a list of Bolton civilian war dead and lots more. Use the site map for a full index.
Classification:Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Maps
Title:Bombardier Charles Bertram Spires RFA, War Diary from WWI
Link:http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/tedspires/
Description:Bombardier Charles Bertram Spires RFA, War Diary from WWI
Extra Info:In the diary Bombardier C B Spires, Royal Field Artillery, describes his experiences from the day he landed in France. He mentions unit casualties with dates and locations as well as a wealth of information on his movements.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Bombercrew.com A tribute to the Commonwealth Airmen of Bomber Command
Link:http://www.bombercrew.com
Description:Bombercrew.com A tribute to the Commonwealth Airmen of Bomber Command
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Pictures / Photographs, Ships, Other Transport, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Britain's Small Wars
Link:http://www.britainssmallwars.co.uk/
Description:Britain's Small Wars - Forgotten Wars
Extra Info:Details of many of Britain's 'forgotten' conflicts, with details of memorials and stories.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War II, Prisoners of War, Pictures / Photographs, Medals / Awards, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Maps
Title:Burma Star Association
Link:http://www.burmastar.org.uk/
Description:Burma Star Association
Extra Info:The website is dedicted to all those who served in HM and Allied Forces or the Nursing Services in the Burma Campaign of the 1939-45 war. Includes a diary of the campaign and memories of thise who served.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, Pictures / Photographs, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Burnley in the Great War
Link:http://burnleyinthegreatwar.info/
Description:Burnley in the Great War
Extra Info:The site aims to honour the men from Burnley who served in the great war and includes the effects of the war on the town.
Classification:World War I, World War II, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Canadian War Brides
Link:http://www.canadianwarbrides.com/index.asp
Description:Canadian War Brides
Extra Info:Includes many personal accounts and videos.
Classification:World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Canadian War Brides of World War One
Link:http://ww1warbrides.blogspot.co.uk/
Description:Canadian War Brides of World War One
Extra Info:Includes some first hand accounts of war brides.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Captain John Robert Wilson's Diary
Link:http://www.qsl.net/gm0fne/diaryt~1.htm
Description:Captain John Robert Wilson's Diary, Royal Flying Corps, 1917
Extra Info:The writer of the diary was Captain John Robert Wilson of the Royal Flying Corps. He was killed in action on Monday 20th October 1917, aged 24 years, whilst flying a Sopwith Camel (serial No B6352).
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, World War II, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:COLLETT Family History
Link:http://www.collettfamilyhistory.net/
Description:COLLETT Family History
Extra Info:Scroll down to bottom of main page for Collett war fatalities.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, World War II, Muster / Militia Rolls, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Cottingham Village History
Link:http://www.cottinghamhistory.co.uk/
Description:Cottingham Village History
Extra Info:Includes a photograph of the Cottingham ARP wardens.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, World War II, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Coventry War Dead - Military and Civilians
Link:http://www.familyresearcher.co.uk/
Description:Coventry War Dead - Military and Civilians
Extra Info:Includes details of the 16th Warwickshire (Coventry) Battalion Home Guard.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Army, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Prisoners of War, Medals / Awards, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Devon Heritage
Link:http://www.devonheritage.org/
Description:Devon Heritage
Extra Info:Includes war memorials, some with details, not just the names, military medal recipients, Much information about the Devonshire Regiment. Look under places for extra information and Devon county for eyewitness reports of the Battle of Jutland.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Diary of 2/4th Battalion the Border Regiment - 1914-19
Link:https://archive.org/details/diaryof24thbatta00carl...
Description:Diary of 2/4th Battalion the Border Regiment - 1914-19
Extra Info:Online book. War Diary from October 1914 to Dec 1919. Includes a roll of honour (name, service number, rank, company and home town), prisoners of war, officer, NCO's and more.
Classification:World War I, Hospitals / Nursing, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Diary of a Nursing Sister on the Western Front, 1914-1915
Link:http://archive.org/details/diaryofnursingsi00nursu...
Description:Diary of a Nursing Sister on the Western Front, 1914-1915
Extra Info:Online book. A great diary about her experiences on the Western Front.
Classification:Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Diary of Charles Rooke, from the First World War
Link:http://www.nigelduffin.co.uk/family/rooke.htm
Description:Diary of Charles Rooke, from the First World War
Extra Info:Diary of Charles Rooke, who served in France, Belgium and Germany during the First World War in the 1/5 Border Regiment.
Classification:Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Diary of Lt Victor Edward Borgonon
Link:http://www.borgognon.net/VEBdiary.html
Description:Diary of Lt Victor Edward Borgonon 1918
Extra Info:The diary is the record of an ordinary junior officer's duties in the latter part of the WWI, after he was a gas casualty on the front, and subseqeuntly posted to Salonika, a suitable posting for soldiers returning to active service after convalescence.
Classification:Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Diary of Sgt Bernard Joseph Brookes
Link:http://www.bobbrookes.co.uk/bernard.htm
Description:Diary of Sgt Bernard Joseph Brookes
Extra Info:Sgt Bernard Joseph Brookes served with the 1/16 Battalion County of London Regiment and his diary records from his joining up in 1914 through to him being hospitalised in August 1915 as a result of heavy bombardment.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Army, Medals / Awards, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Durham Light Infantry
Link:http://www.durhamlightinfantry.net/
Description:Durham Light Infantry
Extra Info:A look at the men who made up the battalion. Also includes men from the 151st Machine Gun Company, their names and numbers. Also Medals awarded. Also war diary entries for 6th, 7th and 9th DLI.
Classification:Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Other
Title:Duston Village Website
Link:http://www.duston.org.uk/
Description:Duston Village Website
Extra Info:Includes a letter from an evacuee and memories of the war years.
Classification:Army, Boer Wars, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:East Surrey Volunteers in the Boer War
Link:http://www.bcpl8s.ca/boer/
Description:East Surrey Volunteers in the Boer War 1900-1901
Extra Info:The records of I company, a brief history of the East Surrey Volunteers Service in the South African War.
Classification:World War I, Hospitals / Nursing, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Edith Elizabeth Appletons WWI Diaries
Link:http://www.edithappleton.org.uk/
Description:Edith Elizabeth Appletons WWI Diaries 1914-19
Extra Info:The site displays the remarkable diaries which Edith Elizabeth Appleton wrote while nursing in Northern France from 1914 to 1919.
Classification:World War I, World War II, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Eyewitness to History
Link:http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/
Description:Eyewitness to History
Extra Info:Eyewitness reports and account of events through history. US site but has quite a few accounts relevant to the UK.
Classification:Army, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Ships, Muster / Militia Rolls, Medals / Awards, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Other
Title:Families in British India Society
Link:http://www.fibis.org/
Description:Families in British India Society
Extra Info:FIbiWiki Includes East India Company's armies and their arrival from Britain, including the ships they travelled on, medal rolls, muster lists.medal rolls for the Indian Mutiny and more.
Classification:World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Family Forest - Family History Website
Link:http://www.family-forest.co.uk
Description:Family Forest - Family History Website
Extra Info:Includes some biographies, memories and letters, including letters from Walter Lloyd Ferris, of the London Rifles who was killed at the Somme in 1916.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Army, World War I, World War II, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Family Researcher
Link:http://www.familyresearcher.co.uk/
Description:Family Researcher - Details of Coventry at War and the Blitz of WWII
Extra Info:Although this is a professional research site there is a lot of online information about Coventry at war, the Blitz, the Coventry battalion of the Home Guard, a war diary from a member of the Royal Warwickshires and more.
Classification:Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:From Gallipoli to Baghdad - William Ewing MC DD
Link:http://archive.org/details/fromgallipolitob00ewinr...
Description:From Gallipoli to Baghdad - William Ewing MC DD, Chaplain to the Forces, Published 1917
Extra Info:Online book. William Ewing MC DD wrote a day to day account of what was happening and sent this weekly to his congregation back home, some letters were published in newsapapers and journals of the day.
Classification:World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:From The Western Front to Salonika
Link:http://cjmorton.org/ww1service/
Description:From The Western Front to Salonika
Extra Info:Website about Herbert Halliday served with the Royal Field Artillery on the Western Front and Salonika. He was gassed at Ypres in 1915 and contracted malaria while serving in Macedonia.
Classification:Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Gallipoli - John Masefield
Link:http://archive.org/details/gallipoli00maseuoft
Description:Gallipoli - John Masefield, Published 1916
Extra Info:Online book. John Masefield was asked so many times about his experiences that he decided to publish the book to answer all the question he kept being asked.
Classification:Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Gallipoli Diary - Major John Graham Gillam DSO
Link:http://archive.org/details/gallipolidiary00gillric...
Description:Gallipoli Diary - Major John Graham Gillam DSO, Published 1918
Extra Info:Online book. Major John Graham Gillam DSO, explains in his preface how he came to publish his diary about Gallipoli, it includes illustrations and photographs.
Classification:Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Gallipoli Diary - Sir Ian Hamilton
Link:http://archive.org/details/cu31924088057215
Description:Gallipoli Diary - Sir Ian Hamilton, Published 1920, Volume 1
Extra Info:Online book. Sir Ian Hamilton published his diary and account of Gallipoli soon after the war so that any challenges to what he had written could be made whilst he was still alive.
Classification:Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Gallipoli Diary - Sir Ian Hamilton
Link:http://archive.org/details/cu31924088057223
Description:Gallipoli Diary - Sir Ian Hamilton, Published 1920, Volume 2
Extra Info:Online book. Sir Ian Hamilton published his diary and account of Gallipoli soon after the war so that any challenges to what he had written could be made whilst he was still alive. Includes the index to volume 1 and 2.
Classification:World War I, World War II, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Other
Title:Gjenvick Archives
Link:http://www.gjenvick.com/
Description:Gjenvick Archives
Extra Info:A large private collecton of historical documents including WWI and WWII.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Ships, Academy / Training / Cadets, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Information
Title:H.M.S.Vengeance with No. 1850 and No. 812 Royal Navy Squadrons
Link:http://www.hms-vengeance.co.uk/
Description:H.M.S.Vengeance with No. 1850 and No. 812 Royal Navy Squadrons
Extra Info:Includes many crew photographs, history of ships bearing the name, specifications and more.
Classification:Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Harry's World War One
Link:http://www.harrys-ww1.co.uk/
Description:Harry's World War One - Trenches and Trees, War Memories.
Extra Info:Harry Wiliams' war, an account from his signing up, to the battlefields of world war one.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Henry Tabor's World War 1 War Diary
Link:http://tabor.org.uk/
Description:Henry Tabor's World War 1 War Diary
Extra Info:Henry Tabor's war diary from 1916, covering the time of the Battle of the Somme. He was a wireless operator with the Royal Flying Corps (RFC) attached to various Royal Garrison Artillery (RGA) siege batteries.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War I, World War II, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Hilary's Family History Pages
Link:http://www.belton.me.uk/
Description:Hilary's Family History Pages
Extra Info:Includes details of the Bwlchgwyn war memorial and a diary from 62 Squadron during WWII.
Classification:Navy, World War I, World War II, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Pictures / Photographs, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:HMS Brilliant
Link:http://www.hmsbrilliant.com/
Description:HMS Brilliant
Extra Info:The ninth Royal Navy ship to bear the name Brilliant, including details of all the ships of the name. Also has a personal account of life in the Royal Navy in WWII.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War II, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:HMS Galatea
Link:http://www.yourtotalevent.com/events/galatea.htm
Description:The Tragic Loss of HMS Galatea, 14th December 1941
Extra Info:Includes details of her loss, a roll of honour, eyewitness accounts and more.
Classification:Navy, World War I, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:HMS Vanguard
Link:http://battleshiphmsvanguard.homestead.com/
Description:HMS Vanguard - Memories of an Ex Crew Member
Extra Info:The site details a history of all the ten HMS Vanguards, their battle honours, a diary from 1952, her tour of South Africa 1947 and more. Includes photographs of HMS Dryad.
Classification:Navy, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:HMS Yarmouth
Link:http://hms-yarmouth.com/index.htm
Description:HMS Yarmouth
Extra Info:Includes details of HMS Yarmouth in the Falklands War along with a transcription of her Captain's diary and a timeline for the ships since its building.
Classification:Discharge / Pension Records, Pictures / Photographs, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Holyhead Website
Link:http://www.caergybi.com/
Description:Holyhead Website
Extra Info:Many photographs and includes some images of discharge and log books.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Army, World War I, World War II, Prisoners of War, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Other
Title:Hulls' Wartime Heroes
Link:http://www.hullwebs.co.uk/content/l-20c/conflict/d...
Description:Hulls' Wartime Heroes
Extra Info:Includes trawlers lost during WWI. Click on 20th century for WWI and WWII information which includes information about the Hull Pals.
Classification:World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Inside Constantinople: A Diplomatist's Diary During the Dardanelles Expedition
Link:http://archive.org/details/insideconstantin00einsr...
Description:Inside Constantinople: A Diplomatist's Diary During the Dardanelles Expedition, Lewis Einstein, Published 1917
Extra Info:Online book. This book mentions the British at the Dardanelles in general terms, rather by specific rgeiment or battalion.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Newspapers, Information
Title:Internet Archive
Link:http://archive.org/
Description:Internet Archive
Extra Info:Has many scanned books and texts. Click on texts and then search the archive. Note Crimea and Crimean give different results.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Army, World War I, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:JEBBETT/JEBBITT Genealogy
Link:http://www.moonroller.com/jebbitt/
Description:JEBBETT/JEBBITT Genealogy
Extra Info:Includes photograph of the 181st Field Ambulance RAMC taken in 1943 and some details about when they were in Arnhem in 1944.
Classification:World War II, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Kenneth Taylor's WWII War Diary
Link:http://www.patricktaylor.com/41
Description:Kenneth Taylor's WWII War Diary June-September 1944
Extra Info:War diary from Kenneth Taylor of 6th Battalion of Green Howards, from the time of the D-Day landings, June 1944.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Hospitals / Nursing, Medals / Awards, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:KISSACK Genealogy
Link:http://www.kissack.co.uk/
Description:KISSACK Genealogy
Extra Info:Mainly on the Isle of Man. Includes some photographs and military details of KISSACK's.
Classification:Army, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Leinster Regiment Infomation
Link:https://web.archive.org/web/20160424150632/http://...
Description:Leinster Regiment Infomation
Extra Info:Click on site map, the scroll down to find information on the the Leinster Regiment.
Classification:Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Letters of 1916
Link:http://letters1916.maynoothuniversity.ie/
Description:Letters of 1916 - From the Time of the Easter Rising
Extra Info:Digital collection of letters from around the Easter Rising (1/11/1915-31/10/1916). Including letters by private individuals, soldiers, & officials, on topics such as the Easter Rising, literature & art, World War 1, politics, business & life in general.
Classification:Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Letters of Lieutenant J N Wreford Brown during the Great War
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20121011162306/http://w...
Description:Letters of Lieutenant J N Wreford Brown during the Great War
Extra Info:An archived copy of a site that seems to be no longer available. May take a few moments to load. The site includes the letters of Lieutenant J N Wreford Brown 12th Div. 9th Battalion Essex Regiment in 1917.
Classification:World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Library of New South Wales, Australia, Online War Diaries
Link:http://acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/s/search.html?coll...
Description:Library of New South Wales, Australia, Online War Diaries
Extra Info:These are scanned war diaries from Australia. Mainly First World War, but some others. Many are from individuals and some have transcripts.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, World War II, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Madeley Local Studies
Link:http://www.madeleylocalhistory.org/
Description:Madeley Local Studies
Classification:Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Memoirs of Sarah Speedy
Link:http://www.speedy.co.nz/recollections/
Description:Memoirs of Sarah Speedy
Extra Info:Born near Waterloo into a British army officer's family, the authoress accompanied her parents and later her husband on military tours of duty to India and beyond. This is her story of her travels and family life.
Classification:Army, Boer Wars, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Memorials of Charles Dixon Kimber - 48th Imperial Yeomanry
Link:https://archive.org/details/memorialscharle00thomg...
Description:Memorials of Charles Dixon Kimber - 48th Imperial Yeomanry
Extra Info:Online book.A biography of his time in the Boer Wars, including his escape from Nooitgedacht and letters he sent.
Classification:Navy, World War II, Aircraft, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Merlins Over Malta
Link:http://merlinsovermalta.gdenney.co.uk/
Description:Merlins Over Malta - The Defenders Return
Extra Info:Between June 1940 and Dec. 1942 Malta became one of the most bombed places on earth. This site documents some of the events of WWII, including operation pedestal, the Malta convoy.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War I, World War II, Aircraft, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Merton Village Website
Link:http://www.merton.ukgo.com/
Description:Merton Village Website
Extra Info:Includes some letters sent to the Rev'd Charles Kent from WWI, also details of two Blenheims that crashed and the one man who did not return from WWII.
Classification:World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Pictures / Photographs, Uniforms / Badges, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Information
Title:Military Badges and Military Images
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20110721011946/http://w...
Description:Military Badges and Military Images
Extra Info:An archived copy of the site which is no longer available. May take a little while to load. May not work correctly in all browsers. Also photographs and a diary of Signaller L. D. Richards,Leicestershire Regiment in WWI.
Classification:Napoleonic Wars, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Narrative of the Surrender of Buonaparte and of His Residence on Board H.M.S. Bellerophon
Link:http://openlibrary.org/books/OL23446065M/Narrative...
Description:Narrative of the Surrender of Buonaparte and of His Residence on Board H.M.S. Bellerophon - Captain Frederick Lewis Maitland , 1826
Extra Info:Online book.
Classification:Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:National Archives - British Army War Diaries 1914-1922
Link:http://nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/war-diaries...
Description:National Archives - British Army War Diaries 1914-1922
Extra Info:Free to search, but may be a charge to download documents.
Classification:Navy, Marines, World War I, World War II, Service Records, Ships, Medals / Awards, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:National Archives - Online Navy Records and Indexes
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-...
Description:National Archives - Online Navy Records and Indexes
Extra Info:Includes navy and marine service records, medals awarded and much more.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, World War I, World War II, Service Records, Pictures / Photographs, Ships, Medals / Awards, Uniforms / Badges, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Information
Title:Naval-History.Net
Link:http://www.naval-history.net/
Description:Naval-History.Net
Extra Info:Comprehensive history of the British Navy with full search facility. Includes details of ships of the Royal Navy 1914-1919, some with log books details, service history of ships in WW2, timelines, casualties from WW1, and much more.
Classification:World War I, World War II, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:North Tolsta Historical Society
Link:http://www.tolsta.info/
Description:North Tolsta Historical Society
Extra Info:Includes eyewitness accounts of the sinking of the Bismark by HMS Sheffield and the D-day landings. Also has a list of the Tollsta militia 1899-1900 and those who took part in the battle of Jutland (1916).
Classification:World War II, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:North-East Diary 1939-45
Link:http://ne-diary.genuki.uk/
Description:North-East Diary 1939-45
Extra Info:A detailed account of the war years in the North East compiled by Roy Ripley. Includes a list of warships built in the North East.
Classification:Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:On Two Fronts - Major H.M.Alexander DSO
Link:http://archive.org/details/ontwofrontsbeing00alexr...
Description:On Two Fronts - Major H.M.Alexander DSO, Published 1917
Extra Info:Online book. On Two Fronts are the adventures of an Indian mule corps in France and Gallipoli. Mostly written from memory and a few diary entries.
Classification:Marines, World War I, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Information
Title:Once A Marine
Link:http://www.onceamarinealwaysamarine.co.uk/
Description:Once A Marine, Always a Marine
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Prisoners of War, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Information, Other
Title:Open Library
Link:http://openlibrary.org/
Description:Open Library - Scanned Books Online
Extra Info:Use the search facility and select e books only. Can also search within book text easily. Includes many books about all aspects of British Military History. Includes lots of accounts of voyagers of exploration by naval ships.
Classification:Navy, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Pages from a Seaman's Log
Link:http://openlibrary.org/books/OL23742895M/Pages_fro...
Description:Pages from a Seaman's Log
Extra Info:Online book. Pages from a seaman's log being the first eighteen months of the cruise of HMS Warspite, in the Pacific.
Classification:Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Patricia Hamilton's Family History Site
Link:http://www.larigan.com/family.htm
Description:The Diary of 2nd Lieut. Robert Peyton Hamilton - 1915
Extra Info:The diary of 2nd Lieut. Robert Peyton Hamilton, 1915 of the 1/20th County of London Battalion (Blackheath and Woolwich), The County of London Regiment (Territorial Force).
Classification:Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:People's Collection Wales
Link:http://www.peoplescollection.wales/
Description:People's Collection Wales
Extra Info:Use the search box to find places or topics quickly. Includes Welsh Voices of the Great War Online.
Classification:Navy, Crimean War, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Peter Davies' Website
Link:http://www.pdavis.nl/index.htm
Description:Peter Davies' Website - Includes Stories from the Age of Sail
Extra Info:The site covers the life and career of William Loney RN, a victorian naval surgeon, including ship's logs, newspaper extracts about naval ships, commanders-in-chiefs of the navy and more. Also has accounts of some of the navy losses in the 1800's.
Classification:Navy, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Peter Green's Navy Site
Link:http://www.twogreens.co.uk/navy/
Description:Peter Green's Navy Site
Extra Info:Information about the ships Peter Green served on, includes his Falklands diary. Some of the ships have details of all the ships of that aname, eg HMS Berwick has been the name of 11 ships.
Classification:Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Postcards from the Front
Link:http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~h...
Description:Postcards from the Front, Albert Chapman 1915-1916
Extra Info:Albert Chapman's story comes in the form of postcards, photographs and diaries. He served with the 27th Field Ambulance in the Royal Army Medical Corps attached to 9th (Scottish) Division.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War II, Prisoners of War, Academy / Training / Cadets, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:RAF Commands 1939-1945
Link:http://www.rafcommands.com/
Description:Information on Fighter Command, Bomber Command, Coastal Command
Extra Info:Also has a message board/forum.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Aircraft, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Maps
Title:RAF Fiskerton
Link:http://www.fiskertonairfield.org.uk/
Description:A brief study of an old Bomber Command airfield in Lincolnshire.
Classification:Navy, World War II, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Ralph Stobart Robson's Diary of the Royal Navy in WWII
Link:http://www.ralphrobson.co.uk/
Description:Ralph Stobart Robson's Diary of the Royal Navy in WWII
Extra Info:Ralph Stobart Robson, signalman, shares the dtory of his life in the British Royal Navy WWII, with details of the sinking of HMS Prince of Wales and the HMS Repulse, Singapore.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Regimental Records of the Royal Welch Fusiliers (23rd Foot)
Link:http://archive.org/details/regimentalrecord04dudl
Description:Regimental Records of the Royal Welch Fusiliers (23rd Foot), Volume 4 (1915-1918), Published 1929
Extra Info:Online book. Includes some brigade war diaries, roll of honour and much more about the Fusiliers. Great index at the back of the volume.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Retreat From Mons
Link:https://archive.org/details/retreatfrommons00corbg...
Description:Retreat From Mons
Extra Info:Online book.Includes a roll of honour of the first expeditionary force, with names of brigade commanders. The retreat of Mons is told by Major A Corbett-Smith - one who shared in it.
Classification:World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Rhiw on the Llyn Pennisular
Link:http://www.rhiw.com/
Description:Rhiw on the Llyn Pennisular
Extra Info:Includes transcriptions of letters sent during the first world war.
Classification:Navy, Pictures / Photographs, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Rob Pedley's Website
Link:http://www.robpedley.co.uk/
Description:Rob Pedley's Website
Extra Info:Includes a WW2 dairy transcription and photographs.
Classification:Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Roddy Owen - Brevet-Major Lancashire Fusiliers DSO
Link:https://archive.org/details/roddyowenbrevet00askwg...
Description:Roddy Owen - Brevet-Major Lancashire Fusiliers DSO
Extra Info:Online book. A record of his career and character. Includes horse races won by Roddy Owen between 1885-92, as well as details of his service. Born in 1856, he joined the militia in 1875 until he died in 1896 in Egypt.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Army, World War I, World War II, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Medals / Awards, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Royal Green Jackets Regimental Association
Link:http://www.rgjassociation.info/
Description:Royal Green Jackets Regimental Association
Extra Info:Includes details of the regiment's history, appointments, its battle honours, roll of honour, some war diaries and more.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, World War II, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Rushden and District History Society
Link:http://www.rushdenheritage.co.uk/
Description:Rushden and District History Society
Extra Info:With biographies of many of the names listed. Also CWS shoe factory men who enlisted in WW1 and many other articles relating to the war years.
Classification:World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Russia, the Balkans and the Dardanelles
Link:http://archive.org/details/cu31924027947120
Description:Russia, the Balkans and the Dardanelles - Granville Fortescue Published 1915
Extra Info:Online book. Granville Fortescue was the special correspondent for the Daily Telegraph.
Classification:World War I, World War II, Hospitals / Nursing, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Scarlet Finders - British Military Nurses
Link:http://www.scarletfinders.co.uk/index.html
Description:Scarlet Finders - British Military Nurses
Extra Info:Includes the war diary of the Matron-in-Chief, British Expeditionary Force for 1914-1919. Also list of British general hospitals in WWII and nursing rolls from WWII.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Prisoners of War, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Ships, Other Transport, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Science and Society Picture Library
Link:http://www.scienceandsociety.co.uk/
Description:Science and Society Picture Library
Extra Info:Over 50,000 images including many images of war, poster campaigns, letters from the wars and more.
Classification:World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:South Petherton Information
Link:http://www.southpethertoninformation.org.uk/
Description:South Petherton Information
Extra Info:Includes letters of Field Marshall Lord Harding of Petherton from WWI and diary of a 17 year old who was interred in the same war.
Classification:Army, World War I, Pictures / Photographs, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Information, Other
Title:Step Short 100th anniversary of World War 1
Link:http://www.stepshort.co.uk/
Description:Step Short 100th anniversary of World War 1
Extra Info:The English coastal port of Folkestone was the artery through which more than 10 million men poured between 1914 and 1918 and beyond, on their way to or from the Western Front.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, Pictures / Photographs, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Surrey History : Exploring Surrey's Past - Military
Link:http://www.exploringsurreyspast.org.uk/themes/subj...
Description:Surrey History : Exploring Surrey's Past - Military
Extra Info:Includes many items relating to the Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Army, World War I, Prisoners of War, Pictures / Photographs, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:The Accrington Pals
Link:http://www.pals.org.uk/pals_e.htm
Description:The Accrington Pals - A Site Dedicated to their Memory
Extra Info:Includes the diary of Lcp P. Allsup Y Coy. 11th East Lancs. Regt. for 1915-1916.
Classification:Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:The Barnsley Pals
Link:http://www.pals.org.uk/barnsley/
Description:The Barnsley Pals
Extra Info:Includes the war diary of the Barnsley Pals 1916, and details of the attack at Serre in 1916 with the York and Lancaster Regiment and the East Lancashire Regiment.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:The Battle of Britain
Link:http://www.the-battle-of-britain.co.uk/
Description:The Battle of Britain
Extra Info:List of pilots by nationality and by squadron. Includes squadron codes.
Classification:Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:The Battles of the Somme
Link:http://archive.org/details/battlessomme00gibbuoft
Description:The Battles of the Somme, Philip Gibbs, Published 1917
Extra Info:Online scanned book. Includes maps and is a collection of articles written day by day over the months of battle. Easy to search contents.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Army, World War I, Pictures / Photographs, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:The Bedfordshire Regiment in the Great War
Link:http://www.bedfordregiment.org.uk/
Description:The Bedfordshire Regiment in the Great War
Extra Info:Includes a history of the regiment from 1688, Colonels of the regiment, memorials, details of the battles they fought, war diaries of the Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire Regiments and more.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Army, World War I, Pictures / Photographs, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:The Channel Islands and the Great War
Link:http://www.greatwarci.net/index.htm
Description:The Channel Islands and the Great War
Extra Info:Includes rolls of honour, letters written during WWI, how the war affected the islands, a guide to the medals of WWI and more.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Newspapers
Title:The Coronel Memorial
Link:https://web.archive.org/web/20160328031113/http://...
Description:The Coronel Memorial - For All Those Who Perished in The Battle of Coronel 1914
Extra Info:An archived copy of a site that is no longer active. Most information is still available. Includes details of the battle of Coronel, letters, list of casualties from HMS Monmouth and HMS Good Hope.
Classification:Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:The Dardanelles - Colour Sketches from Gallipoli
Link:http://archive.org/details/dardanellescolou00wilku...
Description:The Dardanelles - Colour Sketches from Gallipoli, Norman Wilkinson RI
Extra Info:Online book. Actual sketches done during his time at Gallipoli and the Dardanelles, an eye witness account.
Classification:Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:The Dardanelles Campaign - Henry W. Nevinson
Link:http://archive.org/details/dardanellescampa00neviu...
Description:The Dardanelles Campaign - Henry W. Nevinson, Published 1918
Extra Info:Online book. Henry W. Nevinson says he wrote the book to record events as they occurred with details of the history that was necessary or accessible to him.
Classification:Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:The Diary of Lance Corporal Percival Fox from WWI
Link:http://www.users.freenetname.co.uk/%7Eolton/war1.h...
Description:The Diary of Lance Corporal Percival Fox from WWI
Extra Info:The diary of Lance Corporal Percival Fox 1895-1976, of the 53rd Royal Warwick regiment, Birmingham Battalion, during WWI. Includes previously unpublished photographs.
Classification:Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:The Diary of Pte Mark Foreman
Link:http://www.markswar.co.uk/
Description:The Diary of Pte Mark Foreman 1916-1917
Extra Info:The diary is written by Pte Mark Foreman in the months between receiving the diary in October 1916, as a birthday present from Alma Harris, and the final entry in May 1917.
Classification:Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:The First World War Diary of George Culpitt, Royal Welch Fusiliers
Link:http://www.culpitt-war-diary.org.uk/
Description:The First World War Diary of George Culpitt, Royal Welch Fusiliers
Extra Info:The diary of George Culpitt was kept by him, in tiny notebooks, in the trenches of the First World War. He served from 1915 to 1919 in the 10th and 13th Battalions of the Royal Welch Fusiliers,The London Welch.
Classification:World War II, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:The George Cross Island Association
Link:http://www.georgecrossisland.org.uk/
Description:The George Cross Island Association
Extra Info:Includes stories related to the siege of Malta 1940-43, some photographs.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:The History of 355 Squadron
Link:http://www.the-weatherings.co.uk/355%20squadron.ht...
Description:The History of 355 Squadron
Extra Info:355 Squadron's history including squadron bases and dates, photographs and somelog book extracts.
Classification:World War II, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:The History of Essex
Link:http://www.historyhouse.co.uk/
Description:The History of Essex
Extra Info:Includes a diary account of the siege of Colchester in 1648, the civil war. Also extracts from E J Rudsdale's diaries of life in WWII.
Classification:Army, World War I, Other Transport, Hospitals / Nursing, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Maps
Title:The Long, Long Trail
Link:http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/
Description:The Long, Long Trail - The British Army in th First World War
Extra Info:A site with a wealth of information, including war diaries, commanders despatches, details about the regiments and battalions, trench maps, list of prisoner of war camps and much more information.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Prisoners of War, Service Records, Muster / Militia Rolls, Medals / Awards, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:The National Archives Online Collections
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/
Description:The National Archives - Collection of Digitised Public Records
Classification:Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:The New Zealanders at Gallipoli, Major Fred Waite DSO NZE
Link:http://archive.org/details/newzealandersatg00waitu...
Description:The New Zealanders at Gallipoli, Major Fred Waite DSO NZE, Published 1921
Extra Info:Online book. The book was written as part of the popular history series in New Zealand - to present inspiring stories of its sons and daughters overseas. It includes maps and illustrations and many references to British troop actions.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Army, Marines, World War II, Prisoners of War, Pictures / Photographs, Medals / Awards, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:The Pegasus Archive
Link:http://www.pegasusarchive.org/
Description:British Airbourne Forces 1940-45 Section and Prisoner of War Section
Extra Info:Includes the origins of the British army paratrooper, with war diaries, unit histories, citations, biographies and more. Also a separate section on Prisoner of War camps, stories, locations and more.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War I, World War II, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:The Pilots of 41 Squadron RAF 1939-1945
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20121029171436/http://b...
Description:The Pilots of 41 Squadron RAF 1939-1945
Extra Info:Includes selected combat reports, flying log book entries, details of the aircraft and more. This is an archived copy of the website. Most features appear to work. There may be some delay in loading.
Classification:Navy, Marines, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Maps
Title:The Short Life and Assumed Death of Jack Clegg
Link:http://www.jackclegg.com/
Description:Barnsley's Royal Marines WW1
Extra Info:Includes the Plymouth Marines at the Dardanelles and Barnsley men who served with various branches of the Marines.
Classification:World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:The Somme - Photographic Project
Link:http://www.thesomme.net/
Description:The Somme - Photographic Project
Extra Info:A 10 year project ending in 2016. The Somme project will revisit the frontline of the Battle of the Somme, the places where thousands fell, and capture the landscape as it appears now in photographs. Also an order of battle, maps and a diary of the battle
Classification:Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:The Truth About the Dardanelles
Link:http://archive.org/details/truthaboutdardan00moseu...
Description:The Truth About the Dardanelles - Sydney A. Moseley, Published 1916
Extra Info:Online book. Sydney A. Moseley was the official correspondent with the Mediterranean expeditionary forces. The book was written after he collected the evidence by speaking ti those involved and reviewing many documents.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Army, World War I, Pictures / Photographs, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:The Wilfred Owen Association
Link:http://www.wilfredowen.org.uk/
Description:The Wilfred Owen Association
Extra Info:Wilfred Owen (1893-1918) is widely recognised as one of the greatest voices of the First World War.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:The WWII Diary of Lancaster Pilot Bruce Johnston
Link:http://www.lancasterdiary.net/
Description:The WWII Diary of Lancaster Pilot Bruce Johnston
Classification:World War II, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Thorpe Market Village Website
Link:http://www.thorpemarket.org.uk/
Description:Thorpe Market Village Website
Extra Info:Includes some WWII memories from Notes on my Life by Anthony Beck 1901 -1995.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Tingewick, Buckinghamshire (England)
Link:http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~...
Description:Tingewick, Buckinghamshire (England)
Extra Info:Includes a war diary fron WWI written by Frederick William Miller of the 6th Battalion Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry.
Classification:Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Trenching at Gallipoli
Link:http://archive.org/details/trenchingatgalli00gall
Description:Trenching at Gallipoli - Personal Narrative of a Newfoundlander, John Gallishaw, Published 1917
Extra Info:An online book, Trenching at Gallipoli is the personal narrative of a Newfoundlander with the ill-fated Dardanelles expedition. Easy to search contents.
Classification:Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Uncensored Letters from the Dardanelles
Link:http://archive.org/details/uncensoredletter00vassi...
Description:Uncensored Letters from the Dardanelles, Published 1916
Extra Info:Online book. These letters were written to and English wife by a French Medical Officer, translated into English.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War II, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Verwood Historical Society
Link:http://www.verwoodhistorical.org/
Description:Verwood Historical Society
Extra Info:Includes photographs of the ARP wardens of the area.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Service Records, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Walter John Smith (1141900) Bomber Command 1942/46 12 & 463 Squadrons
Link:http://www.raf-bombercommand.co.uk/
Description:Walter John Smith (1141900) Bomber Command 1942/46 12 & 463 Squadrons
Classification:Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:War History of the 18th (S.) Battalion, Durham Light Infantry
Link:http://archive.org/details/warhistoryof18th00lowe
Description:War History of the 18th (S.) Battalion, Durham Light Infantry, Lieut.-Col. W.D.Lowe DSO, MC
Extra Info:Online book. From its formation in 1914 to 1918 during the battles of the first world war, including the Somme.
Classification:World War I, Napoleonic Wars, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:War Times Journal
Link:http://www.wtj.com/
Description:War Times Journal
Extra Info:War Times Journal is an on-line magazine which covers all periods of military history and military science. Includes the German view of the Hartlepool and Scarborough raids in 1914 and much more.
Classification:World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Prisoners of War, Pictures / Photographs, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Information
Title:Wellcome Collection - Images of 2000 years
Link:http://wellcomeimages.org/
Description:Wellcome Collection - Images of 2000 years
Extra Info:Many images of war, including images of Christmas postcards send during WWI. Can be downloaded or printed for a fee.
Classification:Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:When the Somme Ran Red
Link:http://archive.org/details/whensommeranred00dugmri...
Description:When the Somme Ran Red, A Radclyffe Dugmore, Published 1916
Extra Info:Online book. A personal account of his experiences and observations from the early days of the war in Belgium to the Battle of The Somme, with photographs and maps.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Winkleigh War Memorial Heroes
Link:http://www.jackiefreemanphotography.com/
Description:Winkleigh War Memorial Heroes
Extra Info:Scroll down page for links to information. Inlcudes the details of those who fell during world war one.
Classification:Navy, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:With the fleet in the Dardanelles
Link:http://archive.org/details/withfleetindarda00pric
Description:With the fleet in the Dardanelles - William Howard Price, Published 1915
Extra Info:Online book, with the a subtitle of 'some impressions of naval men and incidents during the campaign in the spring of 1915'. W.H. Price was chaplain to HMS Triumph.
Classification:World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:With the Twenty-Ninth Division in Gallipoli
Link:http://archive.org/details/withtwentyninthd00crei
Description:With the Twenty-Ninth Division in Gallipoli, A Chaplains Experiences, Rev. O. Creighton CF, Published 1916
Extra Info:Online book, with illustrations and maps. Rev. O. Creighton managed to keep a diary for the six months he was with the 29th Division.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Army, World War I, World War II, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Pictures / Photographs, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Worcester Regiment Website
Link:http://www.worcestershireregiment.com/
Description:Worcester Regiment Website
Extra Info:Includes rolls of honour from 1808-1960, history of the regiment, war diary of 1st battalion Worcester Regiment 1944-45 and much more.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, Pictures / Photographs, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Maps
Title:World War I - Trenches the Web
Link:http://www.worldwar1.com/trenchesontheweb.htm
Description:World War I - Trenches the Web - A History of the Great War
Extra Info:Lots of information. Includes a timeline of war, search feature, diaries of war, war memorials and more. Worth going to 'reference library' and scroll down the page to see what is on the site.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, Pictures / Photographs, Medals / Awards, Uniforms / Badges, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Information
Title:World War I Document Archive
Link:http://gwpda.org/
Description:Archive of Documents and Photographs from World War One
Extra Info:Also contains a WWI Biographical Dictionary, hundreds of documents, photographs, diaries, timelines and much more.
Classification:World War II, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:World War II, a British focus
Link:http://www.warlinks.com/
Description:World War II, a British focus - numerous war diaries and other histories
Extra Info:Click on the Site Map link.
Classification:Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Newspapers
Title:World War One
Link:http://ww1.osborn.ws/
Description:World War One - A Diary from Gallipoli
Extra Info:Includes the diary of Sergeant D Moriarty of the 1st Royal Munster Fusiliers, at Gallipoli.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:WW2 Combined Operations Website
Link:http://www.combinedops.com/
Description:WW2 Combined Operations Website
Extra Info:The Roll of Honour is dedicated to the memory of all those who died in combat or training while serving the Allied cause under the Combined Operations Command in WW2. Lots of information from ship locations, insigia in use, landing craft tanks and more.
Classification:Muster / Militia Rolls, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Other
Title:GENUKI County Page for Glamorgan
Link:http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/GLA/
Description:General Information for Glamorgan
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Prisoners of War, Discharge / Pension Records, Officers' Records, Service Records, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Ships, Other Transport, Hospitals / Nursing, Academy / Training / Cadets, Muster / Militia Rolls, Medals / Awards, Uniforms / Badges, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Newspapers, Maps, Information, Other
Title:Wikipedia - the free encyclopedia
Link:http://en.wikipedia.org/
Description:Wikipedia - the free encyclopedia
Extra Info:Comprehensive general reference for most military topics. Use its search box to find your areas of interest.
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