Remembering the First World War

2014-2018 Centenary Commemoration

Websites and special events to commemorate the centenary of the First World War.

2014-2018 Centenary

Events

Daily “Last Post” ceremony, Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing, Ypres, Belgium.
Buglers of the Last Post Association.

Listings of a wide variety of types of special and regular events which take place on the battlefields of the Western Front and other locations:

Events

Virtual Exhibitions

Exhibitions available to browse and research online, which comprise primary sources of letters and personal accounts, film, photographs and more.

Virtual Exhibitions

People

Gunner Arthur Hackett, Royal Garrison Artillery.
Gunner Arthur Hackett

Some of the people who played a part in the events of the First World War are featured on this website, which is dedicated also to more than 20 men in our family and extended family who served in the military during the Great War of 1914-1918.

People

Memorials

Thiepval Memorial to the Missing, Somme, France.
Thiepval Memorial to the Missing, Somme, France.

Information about the different types of 1914-1918 memorials and commemorative monuments on the Western Front battlefields and in the United Kingdom:

Memorials & Monuments

Projects

Trench Brothers project.
Trench Brothers Project

Many projects are being carried out to remember the people whose lives were affected by the First World War. We have made a list based on the ones we know about. Some invite people to get involved:

Remembrance Projects

Organizations

The Western Front Association (WFA)
The Western Front Association (WFA) logo.

A wide range of organizations, societies and associations are involved with Remembrance, research and study of the First World War:

Organizations

War Graves

St Charles de Potyze French Military Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium.
St Charles de Potyze French Military Cemetery.

An article introducing our section for war graves on the Western Front and the task of burying, identifying and commemorating the large number of casualties on all sides. Information and links are provided for the various organizations caring for First World War war graves:

War Graves on The Western Front

Acknowledgements

WFA logo courtesy of The Western Front Association.

Website: www.westernfrontassociation.org