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World War I (1914-1918) otherwise known as the Great War, saw many casualties. Thousands of officers and their men lost their lives in France, Belgium and elsewhere. Battlefield casualties survived only to die later from their wounds and others died in captivity.

In 1921 eighty volumes were published listing every soldier (including officers and other ranks) who died in the Great War of 1914-1918. We have made available this information which lists over 700,000 soldiers of all ranks who lost their lives.

The Familyrelatives database is helpful because it allows you - the user, to search on a wide and varied criteria including the soldier's

Search the Soldiers who died in the Great Warrecords on the following criteria

· Surname
· Forename 1
· Forename 2
· Place of Birth
· Place of Enlistment
· Place of Residence
· Soldier's Serial Number
· Rank at time of death
· How the soldier died
· Where the soldier died
· Date of Death
· Supplementary Notes
· Regiment
· Battalion

The records are fully transcribed and therefore easier to search, there are no images to view in this record set.

The reason this database is helpful is that it allows a search to be made on any criteria - for example ... on all those soldiers who died on the 3rd day of the Battle of the Somme from a particular regiment such as The Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) Regiment.

Below is a selection of the Regiments included in the database:

The Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment
The Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
The Border Regiment
The Buffs (East Kent Regiment)
The Cambridgeshire Regiment
The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
The Cheshire Regiment
The Connaught Rangers
The Devonshire Regiment
The Dorsetshire Regiment
The Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment)
The Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
The Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment)
The Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)
The Durham Light Infantry
The East Lancashire Regiment
The East Surrey Regiment
The East Yorkshire Regiment
The Essex Regiment
The Gloucestershire Regiment
The Gordon Highlanders
The Hampshire Regiment
The Herefordshire Regiment
The Hertfordshire Regiment
The Highland Cyclist Battalion
The Highland Light Infantry
The Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion
The Kent Cyclist Battalion
The King's (Liverpool Regiment)
The King's (Shropshire Light Infantry)
The King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)
The King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry)
The King's Own Scottish Borderers
The King's Royal Rifle Corps
The Lancashire Fusiliers
The Leicestershire Regiment
The Lincolnshire Regiment
The London Regiment,
The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
The Manchester Regiment
The Monmouthshire Regiment
The Norfolk Regiment

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Soldiers who died in the Great War 1914-1919

Published in 1921 by His Majesty's Stationery Office HMSO on behalf of and by authority of the War Office.


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