Further Research

Shropshire Archives

If you are interested in researching how the First World War affected Shropshire, newspapers, documents and photographs held at Shropshire Archives may be able to help you.

The archive collection of the Shropshire Regimental Museum is also housed at Shropshire Archives. This includes records of the Kings Shropshire Light Infantry, Shropshire Yeomanry and the Shropshire Royal Horse Artillery.

For more information about visiting Shropshire Archives please visit their website https://www.shropshirearchives.org.uk/

The link below will show you a selection of items from the collection with links to the online catalogue.

Further Research

 

Other useful websites

Service records for soldiers serving in the First World War are held at the National Archives http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/first-world-war/

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has records of those who died while on active service during the First World War http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead.aspx

The International Committee of the Red Cross has records of all known prisoners of war https://www.icrc.org/en/document/international-committee-red-cross-first-world-war-0

Created to record the toil and sacrifice of every individual affected by war, the Imperial War Museum collections include a wide range of material, from works of art to personal letters and diaries. http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections-research

Shropshire Regimental Museum in Shrewsbury Castle has exhibits which record Shropshire’s military history http://www.shropshireregimentalmuseum.co.uk/

 

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