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The Commonwealth War Graves Commission

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission records details of Commonwealth war dead (from the first and second World Wars) so that graves or names on memorials can be located. 

Less is more. Only one search term is required to search. Results can be filtered later as any incorrect details may return no results.

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British Jewry Book of Honour

The British Jewry Book of Honour is a record of Jews in the First World War who were killed in action and/or awarded military honours, as well as the nominal rolls of Jews who served, listed by service and by regiment. 

Book of Honour History Window

The Post Office London Directory for 1914

The 1914 edition of Kelly’s lists every street in London, who lived in each street, and at every house number. Directories exist for other years and your local library may have them or you can visit the Archives at the Bishopsgate Institute (www.bishopsgate.org.uk), where the staff will be pleased to help you.

The Post Office London, Trade & Professional Directory for 1914

Was the person you are looking for a ‘butcher, baker or candlestick maker…’? You might find them in the Kelly’s Trade Directory which has numerous trades and professions of the First World War time. Click here to go to the 1914 edition.

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