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Saturday, August 02, 2014

THE GENEABLOGGERS' FIRST WORLD WAR CHALLENGE :THE BLOGPOSTS PT2

Welcome to Part2! Several contributors submitted lists of blogposts they'd
done on World War One which necessitated my splitting the roundup into
two parts. I wish I could write an intro for each one of these posts but
time doesn't permit it. I urge you to visit them because there are some incredible
stories in them:





Living in War-torn Europe  

Odessa to Vancouver the Long Way via Vladivostok 

A Soldier Boy's Creed 

Wordless Wednesday: Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery, Turkey

52 Ancestors #26: "Not Likely to Become an Efficient Soldier"

52 Ancestors #29 -- He Died on a Flanders Field

52 Ancestors #30: Disabled in World War I

 

Paul Milner has done posts dealing with the war records for British soldiers and then used them to do case studies of his relatives who served in the War on his Paul Milner
Genealogy
blog:

WWI Soldiers – Online Records – pt1 Introduction

WWI Soldiers – Online Records – pt 2 case study Albert William Alfred Milner

WWI Soldiers – Online records – pt3 case study William Henry Milner

WWI – Finding the Dead – Commonwealth War Graves Commission part 1

WWI – Finding the Dead – Commonwealth War Graves Commission part 2

WWI – Finding the Dead – Commonwealth War Grave Commission part 3

Scottish Military Wills – Tips for Searching, Using the Results and Workarounds

 

Kathleen Scarlett O'Hara Naylor of You Are Where You Came From did a
series about the service records of her four great grandfathers:

John Joseph O'Hara's WWI Service Record and a Plea for Help

Joseph E. Mulcahy's WWI Service Records

Domenico Gatto's WWI Service Records

Carmine "Charlie" Lanzillotto's WWI Service Record

Lorine McGinnis Schulze sends us seven links. The first four are from her
Olive Tree Genealogy blog:

 Displaying Family Heirlooms - WW1 Medals and Photo

The Value of Military Records

Military Records: Looking Under a Stone, not just peeking behind it...

Remembering WW1 Soldier W. J. P. Bullock


The other three are profiles from the Canadian Military Heritage Project  
PHILIP EDGAR PEER

Jack Chapman

David Russell Hearns 

 

Blogger irisheyesjennifer has chosen seven of her blogposts on World War 1and her family. You can see the list in 'The big guns are coughing...': Commemorating the Losses of World War One at 'On a flesh and bone foundation': An Irish History:

 `On a celtic cross, a young man in a photograph':World War One

It all began with a bronze plaque: Remembering William Dunne 1880-1914 


A portrait trimmed in black crepe: William Francis Pell: 1891-1915

William Dunne & William Pell: Following the road of my two Williams 

 `Too many names upon these walls': World War One Commemoration 

Sepia Saturday #187: A very special journey with a remarkable book of poetry 


Commemoration in the landscape: The Irish National War Memorial Gardens

 

Finally, I did a series of posts here on my grandfather Floyd E West Sr :

ENLISTMENT RECORD OF FLOYD E. WEST SR.

FURLOUGH FOR MY GRANDFATHER, PART1

FURLOUGH FOR MY GRANDFATHER, PART2

THE HONORABLE DISCHARGE OF FLOYD E. WEST

FLOYD E. WEST SR. AT CAMP DEVENS, SEPT,1918


And that concludes the Geneabloggers' First World War Challenge.
I want to thank all those who participated with such a great collection
of stories. I hope that those reading this post roundup will remember to
leave a comment of appreciation on these blogposts when you read them!


2 comments:

Schalene Dagutis said...

Thanks for including my posts about WWI in your round up. I'm enjoying learning more about the war from the other links you posted.

Jana Last said...

Bill,

I want you to know that two of your blog posts are listed in today's Fab Finds post at http://janasgenealogyandfamilyhistory.blogspot.com/2014/08/follow-friday-fab-finds-for-august-8.html

Have a great weekend!