First World War Poetry Digital Archive

"Imperial Forces" web sites

19 online resources. This is page 2 of 2.
Puke Ariki - online exhibitions : "our dear brother" : William David Kemp
This is an online exhibition published on the Puke Ariki website. It looks at the experiences of New Zealand soldier William David Kemp during the First World War, using digitised items from the W.D. Kemp Archive to illustrate his story. Available on the site are primary sources such as photographs, postcards, letters, artefacts, a pay book and diary entries, building a picture for viewers of Kemp's experiences in the Dardenelles and of his death at Chanuk Bair. There is also a narrative, adding further detail to his story and events in Gallipoli, and of commemoration in New Zealand.
South African Military History Society
The website of the South African Military History Society is an excellent source for articles on the history of South African involvement in military campaigns throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, including the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902), and the two World Wars (1914-1918, 1939-1945). A table of contents and abstracts of articles is available for the Society's "Military History Journal", most articles published between 1967 and 2001 being freely available to download in full text (in HTML format), together with a selection of more recent articles. The bulletin board is us…
Uttermost ends : New Zealand and the Great War
'Uttermost Ends: New Zealand and the Great War' is a subpage of the larger site, First World The article here by Peter Hoar is a 2001 contribution to the sparse publications online regarding New Zealand's participation in World War I. It recounts the author's investigation of battlefield and museum memorials related to New Zealand's losses including: French battlefield tourist authorities; the Caterpillar Valley Memorial at Longueval; the Commonwealth War Graves Commission; New Zealand domestic memorials; ANZAC day ceremonies; and the Auckland War Memorial Museum. Of real n…
Visit Gallipoli
Visit Gallipoli is an extensive website that looks at the history and commemoration of the Anzac campaigns in Gallipoli during the First World War. Published by the Australian Government Department of Veterans' Affairs, the site offers a wealth of resources on Gallipoli. The 'Landing' section provides a good introduction to the Anzac landings, with primary sources including: war diaries; letters; newspaper articles; and images. Users can also download a PDF copy of Richard Reid's book 'A Duty Clear Before Us' for free, and view an excerpt from Denis Winter's book, '25 April 1915 - The …
We were there
The Ministry of Defence launched the We Were There Exhibition in November 2000, and the We Were There companion website uses images, biographies and other information to detail the history and experiences of ethnic minorities from the British Empire and Commonwealth in the British Armed Forces over the past two hundred years. Men and women from all over the British Empire and Commonwealth are included, and while the focus is primarily on the First World War and the Second World War, conflicts from the nineteenth century up until the late twentieth century are also covered. The exhibiti…
Indian army's role in WWI
Lions of the Great War
An article from the First World website about the Sikh soldiers serving with the British army.
Oxford DNB : The Armistice
To commemorate the 90th anniversary of the end of the First World War you can read, for free, the life stories of 36 individuals from the Oxford DNB. The presentation is arranged into the categories: Women and War; the Trenches; the Fallen; Empire; Land, Sea and Air; and Remembrance - reflecting different aspects of the 1914-18 conflict. The biographies include: Vera Brittain, Ivor Gurney, and Wilfred Owen.
The Easter Rising, Dublin 1916
An article from the First World website.