Genealogy Projects tagged with WW1 on the Geni Family Tree

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  • World War I - Veterans and Survivors

    Veterans and Survivors of World War I Image right - Harry Patch the last British army veteran of World War I who died aged 111 in 2009 This project is dedicated to everyone who served during World War I .. and survived. It is a global project. veteran - noun - a person who has had long service or experience in an occupation, office, or the like: a veteran of the police force; a vetera...

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  • World War I

    World War I ( WWI ) was a global war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918. It was predominantly called the World War or the Great War from its occurrence until the start of World War II in 1939, and the First World War or World War I thereafter. It involved all the world's great powers, which were assembled in two opposing alliances: the Allies (based o...

  • World War One: Armed Forces - Ireland

    World War One: Armed Forces - Ireland During World War I (or the Great War) (1914–1918), Ireland was part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, which entered the war in August 1914 as one of the Entente Powers, along with France and the Russian Empire. Over 200,000 Irishmen fought in the war, in several theatres and either 30,000 or, if one includes those who died servi...

  • World War One: Armed Forces - Rhodesia

    World War One: Armed Forces - Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) At the outbreak of World War I in August 1914, the settler society in Southern Rhodesia, then administered by the British South Africa Company, received the news enthusiastically. The Company administrator, Sir William Milton's response was "All Rhodesia ... ready to do its duty". Parties of white Southern Rhodesians immediately paid the...

  • Polish soldiers of World War One (1914-1918)

    Polish soldiers of World War One. Polscy żołnierze w Pierwszej Wojnie Światowej. 1914-1918= Zaangażowanie Polaków na frontach I wojny światowej jest jedną z najczęściej pomijanych kart naszej historii. Powodem jest zapewne fakt nieistnienia polskiej, niepodległej państwowości w okresie, w którym toczy...

  • RMS Lusitania

    RMS Lusitania On May 7, 2015 it will be 100 years ago the Lusitania disaster took place. This project aims to identify and list the survivors and casualties of the sinking of the RMS Lusitania . The Lusitania project will become an ongoing project with the aim to build all passenger family-trees Overview The sinking of the RMS Lusitania , of the Cunard Line After being torpedoed off the I...

  • World War One - The last Veterans (global)

    World War One - the last veterans This is a list of the last surviving World War I veterans by country. The total number of participating personnel is estimated by the Encyclopædia Britannica at 65,038,810. There were approximately 9,750,103 military deaths during the conflict. Veterans, for this purpose, are defined as people who were members of the armed forces of one of the comb...