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Newspaper reports provide an insight into the lives and events of many wars and conflicts and often list names of those honoured or lost in battle.

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: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:Newspapers
Title:Athena Local Index Search
Link:http://www.leedslocalindex.net/
Description:Athena Local Index Search for Leeds and other Areas of Yorkshire
Extra Info:Although this is an index to the holdings of the library - they do contain some overview information for articles.
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:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War I, World War II, Medals / Awards, Newspapers
Title:Black Sheep Index
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20100722053825/http://w...
Description:Black Sheep Index - Archived Copy
Extra Info:May take a few moments to load. The black sheep index is no longer live, however this is a link to an archived copy. Note that some of the files are not available. So Do Not send money or requests for more information.
Classification:Newspapers
Title:British Newspaper Archive
Link:http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/
Description:Explore over 200 years of history - British Newspaper Archive
Extra Info:Access also available via selected subscriptions to Find My Past and Genes Reunited
Classification:World War I, Newspapers
Title:British Presence in South Patagonia
Link:http://patbrit.org/
Description:British Presence in South Patagonia
Extra Info:World War I, 1914-1918 seen through the pages of the Magellan Times
Classification:Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Newspapers
Title:City and County of Swansea - Cambrian Index Online
Link:http://www.swansea.gov.uk/cambrian/
Description:City and County of Swansea - Cambrian Index Online
Extra Info:Although this just appears to be an index to their journals it has some detailed information to view.
Classification:World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Newspapers
Title:Cumberland and Westmorland Newspaper Transcriptions
Link:http://www.cultrans.com/
Description:Cumberland and Westmorland Newspaper Transcriptions
Extra Info:Easy to use search - some transcriptions for newspapers as far back as 1777.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Pictures / Photographs, Newspapers
Title:Gateshead, Durham, England, Roll of Honour, 1914-1920
Link:Gateshead, Durham, England, Roll of Honour, 1914-1920
Description:Gateshead, Durham, England, Roll of Honour, 1914-1920
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Prisoners of War, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Ships, Newspapers
Title:Guardian Newspaper
Link:http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/31/-sp-h...
Description:Guardian Newspaper - How it Covered the Last Century
Extra Info:The newspaper articles cover the period 1899-1999.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, Ships, Newspapers
Title:HMS Hampshire and Her Sinking
Link:http://www.hmshampshire.co.uk/
Description:HMS Hampshire and Her Sinking
Extra Info:Includes newspaper cuttings, photographs, with a list of officers, crew and civilians lost.
Classification:World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Ships, Other Transport, Hospitals / Nursing, Newspapers
Title:Illustrated London News Archive
Link:http://www.iln.org.uk/index.htm
Description:Illustrated London News Archive
Extra Info:Includes pictures of the Zulu war, ships of the Royal Navy, the Blitz and more.
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:Navy, Army, Marines, Newspapers
Title:Ireland's Old Newspaper Extracts
Link:http://www.irelandoldnews.com/
Description:Ireland's Old Newspaper Extracts - Selected News from Around Ireland
Extra Info:Includes general lists of casualties of war as well as details of some promotions. Some newspaper transcripts from as far back as the 1700's.
Classification:Newspapers
Title:Lancashire Life and Times
Link:http://www.lantern.lancashire.gov.uk/
Description:Lancashire Life and Times
Extra Info:Includes an armed forces index of newspaper articles relating to local members of HM forces.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, World War II, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Newspapers
Title:Leighton-Linslade Past Times
Link:http://www.leighton-linslade.com/census/index.html
Description:Leighton-Linslade Past Times
Extra Info:Includes newspaper transcriptions of the casualties of WWI and their details.
Classification:Newspapers
Title:Newspaper Indexes from the Highlands and Islands of Scotland
Link:http://www.ambaile.org.uk/?service=feature&act...
Description:Newspaper Indexes from the Highlands and Islands of Scotland
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War I, World War II, Aircraft, Ships, Newspapers
Title:Newspapers Online via Google
Link:http://news.google.com/newspapers
Description:Newspapers Online via Google
Extra Info:Many newspapers are being put online. Currently there are only a handful from the UK and Ireland, but this is growing. Many newspapers from USA and Canada that mention British ships and British events.
Classification:Boer Wars, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Newspapers
Title:Nineteenth Century Periodicals and Newspapers
Link:http://www.ncse.ac.uk/index.html
Description:Nineteenth Century Periodicals and Newspapers
Extra Info:Includes many articles relating to the wars of the time.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Muster / Militia Rolls, Newspapers
Title:Northamptonshire Family History
Link:http://www.familyhistorynorthants.co.uk/
Description:Militia lists and more.
Extra Info:Some items are free, others by purchase.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, World War II, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Medals / Awards, Newspapers, Other
Title:Old Liverpool and Merseyside Snippets
Link:http://www.old-merseytimes.co.uk/
Description:Old Liverpool and Merseyside Snippets, Includes the Surrounding Area
Extra Info:Includes many articles of military interest.
Classification:World War I, World War II, Newspapers
Title:Online Historical Newspapers
Link:http://www.ukpressonline.co.uk/ukpressonline/
Description:Online Historical Newspapers
Extra Info:Includes the Daily Mirror and Daily Express from the early 1900's. Subscription site.
Classification:Navy, Army, World War I, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Pictures / Photographs, Ships, Newspapers
Title:Papers Past
Link:http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspas...
Description:Papers Past 1839-1932
Extra Info:Extracts from New Zealand newspapers.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Pictures / Photographs, Newspapers
Title:People's Network
Link:http://www.peoplesnetwork.gov.uk/discover/simple
Description:People's Network
Extra Info:Items from a range of libraries, museums and archives including images and audio. Includes photographs of war memorials, reminiscences of war and more.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, Pictures / Photographs, Newspapers
Title:Pickard's Pink Pages for Warwickshire
Link:http://www.hunimex.com/warwick/
Description:Pickard's Pink Pages of Warwickshire Genealogy
Extra Info:Extracts from the Walsall newspapers of the WWI fallen - the toll of the brave.
Classification:Newspapers
Title:Scotsman Newspaper
Link:Scotsman Newspaper
Description:Scotsman Newspaper, Edinburgh May and June 1945
Extra Info:Full images of the newspaper.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Ships, Newspapers
Title:Scotsman Newspaper
Link:http://archive.scotsman.com/
Description:Scotsman Newspaper, Edinburgh 1817-1950
Extra Info:The Scotsman digital archive. Subscription site.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Newspapers
Title:The Coronel Memorial
Link:http://www.coronel.org.uk/
Description:The Coronel Memorial - For All Those Who Perished in The Battle of Coronel 1914
Extra Info:Includes details of the battle of Coronel, letters, list of casualties from HMS Monmouth and HMS Good Hope.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Army, World War I, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Medals / Awards, Newspapers
Title:The Lancashire Fusiliers
Link:http://www.lancs-fusiliers.co.uk/
Description:The Lancashire Fusiliers
Extra Info:Includes some photographs of the Lancashire Fusiliers from the early 1900's, biographies of some of the soldiers, stories and photographs for each battalion, some war diary extracts and more.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Pictures / Photographs, Ships, Newspapers
Title:TROVE - Historic Australian Newspapers, Photographs and More
Link:http://trove.nla.gov.au/
Description:TROVE - Historic Australian Newspapers, Photographs and More
Extra Info:Fully searchable, many articles and notes about naval ships.
Classification:Newspapers
Title:Waterford County Library - Newspapers Online
Link:http://www.waterfordcouncil.ie/departments/library...
Description:Waterford County Library - Newspapers War Archive Online
Extra Info:Online collection of scanned and indexed newspaper articles relating to the years 1914-1918 and 1939-1945 taken from local newspapers. It covers a number of topics such as wartime casualties, local emergencies and sporting events
Classification:Newspapers, Other
Title:Whittington History Society
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20140215062448/http://w...
Description:Whittington History Society (Staffordshire)
Extra Info:An archived copy of the site. The information still seems to be available. Includes a very detailed newspaper account of a military ball at the Whittington barracks in 1887, with a list of attendees.
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, 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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