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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.

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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, 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: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: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: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: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: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, 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: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: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: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: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: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, 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: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: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: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: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: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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