LINKS on the WWW
Flanders Battlefield Tours
Links to sites
of interest connected with WW1, and visiting
If you have
a site you want added, then drop me an email.
GENERAL WW1 SITES
War Discussion Forum - excellent place to discuss
the subject. Recommended.
Western Front Association
British Army In The Great War - excellent WW1
resource site by Chris Baker. Recommended.
Harvest - Casualty family histories, books maps and
Regimental War Path - History of Regiments/Divisions
Men - A 1914-18 Resource Site
Diggers - Belgian WW1 Archaeology Group
World War.com - A multimedia history of World War
- Attack - WW1 war Poets
Unfortunate Region - Dutch WW1 site [in English]
"Archaeology" of the Western Front 1914-1918
- Excellent archaeology site by Nils Fabiansson.
Williamson Society - key author who served in WW1
and wrote numerous books and novels.
Memorial, Longueval - Memorial commemorating Pipers
who fought in WW1.
14-18 - Excellent new French site dedicated to the
Tommy - new site with much useful information on
visiting the battlefields.
Zealand in the Great War - lots of interesting
material on the NZ Division.
WW1 pages - excellent site by Simon Farr on the
battlefields in Flanders.
Campaign Society - organisation dedicated to the
Fortifications of the World - resource site for
military fortifications with much WW1 material.
Witnesses - A guide to the First World War
cemeteries and memorials on the Western Front.
1914-1918 - site devoted to the battlefields in
Diggers' War - excellent new site describing the
Australian contribution to the war on the Western Front.
Centre for First World War Studies, Birmingham
University - new study centre which welcomes
The Great War: The Royal Dublin Fusiliers Association
- nice history site for the RDF.
Great War in Flanders Fields - excellent website
covering the battlefields in Flanders. Recommended.
Cecil Slack and
the Great War - site based around the letters of
Cecil Slack, 10th East Yorks.
Graves Photos - service offering photos of WW1 war
graves, memorials and cemeteries.
War 1: 1914-1918 - Dutch site in English, with good
Maps - excellent site reviewing the Trench Map CD
Rom and suggesting other possibilities.
in the Great War - information on Signals work and
and Cockade - Society for those interested in the
war in the air.
Loving Brother Albert - the letters of Albert
French, killed at Ypres aged 16. Recommended.
Last Post Committee - official website for the
committee which organises the Last Post at the Menin
Website - French Association devoted to the
battlefields between Armentieres and Loos.
Points - new
WW1/WW2 website with battlefield information and books.
Line London - new WW1/WW2 website dedicated to
London's military history by Clive Harris.
War One: Carte de Route - excellent site with guides
to the battlefields.
of Hamel - excellent site about one part of the 1918
Death Plaques - site for those wishing to trace WW1
memorial plaques and medals.
War One Battlefields - new website dedicated to WW1
Battlefields - new and excellent site on the Somme
by the local authorities. Recommended.
Great War -
excellent site dedicated to WW1 battlefields with much
info on 2nd Ypres. Recommended.
Memorial - site dedicated to the memorial in
Cemeteries - useful site with details of all CWGC
cemeteries in Belgium and France.
of Glory - new website with a heavy leaning to
trench maps. Recommended.
Patria Mori: Gommecourt 1st July 1916 - excellent
new site about the 56th (London) Division attack on the
Battlefields Today - excellent site covering this
part of the battlefields.
War Digital - Revolutionary new Linesman Trench Map
- GPS system.
of the Lincoln Tank
War Pictures: Posters, Photos, Poets & Artists.
Western Front: excellent coverage of WW1
War Memorial Project Website
Highland Archives - Caithness Roll of Honour 1914 -
Youth' - The War Dead of the Woolwich Polytechnic
1914 - 1919
Thin Blue Line - Sussex and Surrey police officers
who fell in WW1.
War Memorials & Rolls of Honour
Northallerton Memorials Project
War Churches - project to record war memorials in UK
churches (mainly Sussex/Kent).
Zealand Armed Forces Memorial Project
- to record NZ memorials and cemeteries.
War Memorial - roll of honour of the men from this
African War Graves Project - to record South African
war graves, memorials and cemeteries from WW1 onwards.
War Memorials - excellent site listing details of
war memorials in the Tadcaster area.
of Wight War Memorials - good coverage with many
Remembers - good coverage of war memorials.
Part in the Great War - excellent site with much
Fallen - superb resource site with details of Kent
War Memorials. Highly recommended!
War Graves Commission
National Archives (formerly Public Records Office)
Archives of Australia - AIF Service Records.
Archives of Canada - WW1 records on-line.
Bovington Tank Museum
of New Zealand Biography
Cross Reference - details of all VC winners
including WW1. Recommended.
Gazette - trace WW1 honours & awards.
Crater - excellent museum at Ypres.
Genealogy - new site making Soldiers Died In The
Great War available on-line.
The Chemin des Dames
Project - German site - By Marcus Massing
- Swedish site
Museum - Fleury (Verdun)
Lost Villages of Verdun
of the village of SOUAIN
Battle of Verdun - new Dutch site (in English).
de Regiments - histories of French Regiments in WW1.
War Dead - you can now trace WW1 French war dead
War Museum - Canadian equivalent of IWM. Much
Canadian Great War Homepage
Canadian Books Of Remembrance
(Kootenay) Battalion Canadian Infantry
Battalion Honours & Awards -
Battalion Canadian Infantry
King And Empire - excellent CEF site by author Norm
Bn Canadian Infantry - excellent battalion history
site by Robert Lindsay.
Ridge: Canadian Victory - new site looking at the
famous attack on Vimy Ridge.
Study Group - news site and Forum for those
interested in the CEF. Highly recommended.
Sussex Regiment Forum
- mainly deals with 11/12/13th (South Downs) Battalions.
Machine Gun Corps - Old Comrades Association
Museum of the Liverpool Scottish
Forces in Kent - The Buffs, Royal West Kents, Kent
Scottish & Irish - Northumberland Fusiliers
Welsh Regiment - War Diary 1916-18
Black Watch Archive - not just about WW1, but good
Lowther's Lambs Web Site - 11th, 12th & 13th
(South Downs) Bns Royal Sussex Regiment
Bn Northumberland Fusiliers - excellent site with
much useful information.
South Staffs - mainly about trench raid in March
Wiltshire Regiment - history of the unit in
West Yorks (Leeds Pals)
- excellent web site about the Pals by Mike Wood.
Berkshire Regiment - superb regimental museum
website with all WW1 war diaries on line. Recommended.
Accrington Pals - excellent site with much
Corps - site devoted to the history of the
Labour Corps in WW1.
Brigade RFA - Royal Field Artillery study. URL
Glosters - useful
site for researching the Gloucestershire Regiment.
Corps in WW1
Battalion East Lancashire Regiment
Warwickshire Regiment in WW1
Division - excellent history of this British
Naval Division - focus on the Somme 13th November
- PUBLISHERS/DEALERS : WW1
Morgan Military Books
Guides - Ryan Gearing's useful book service.
Points - excellent guide to WW1/WW2 books plus
battlefield info and much more! Recommended.
& Sword Books Ltd
& Military Press
The Battle - Major publishers of 'Then & Now'
- Superb selection of uniform and campaign books.
by author Michael Stedman
Books - Books about Canada in WW1.
Military History Bookshop
Great War Magazine - the magazine dedicated to the
Great War and to those who perished and to those who
Books - good source for books on Canadian Military
Armourer Magazine - website of the excellent
bi-monthly militaria magazine.
Books - books for
the Military Enthusiast and Researcher.
& Mrs Holts Battlefield Guide Books and Maps
Living History - by Andrew Spooner: 'Everyday life
in the trenches' and 'Changing technology on the
Heroes - excellent WW1 school site by Tideway
Community School in Sussex.
ACCOMMODATION : YPRES/SOMME
Hotel, Ypres - Belgian run Hotel in Ypres.
Farm B&B - Ypres Salient (nr Passchendaele)
Blossom B&B - new British owned B&B at
Brandhoek, near Ypres.
Place: Gite At Zonnebeke, near Ypres.
B&B - Belgium owned
B&B near Bruges and close to Flanders Fields.
of Albert - the main town on the Somme with links to
Tommy Bar Pozieres - Facebook page.
Wood B&B -
Somme (nr Montauban)
Alouettes B&B Hardecourt - Somme (nr Guillemont)
Le Sars - Somme.
'La Martinierre' Courcelles au Bois - Somme.
Farm - Somme.
House - house to rent in Flers (Somme).
- MAP SUPPLIERS
Geographique Nationale: France - Producers of the
'Green' & 'Blue' series.
Geographique Nationale: Belgium