Genealogy Projects tagged with World War 1 on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Gallipoli Campaign

    Gallipoli Campaign The Gallipoli Campaign, also known as the Dardanelles Campaign or the Battle of Gallipoli or the Battle of Çanakkale (Turkish: Çanakkale Savaşı), took place at the peninsula of Gallipoli in the Ottoman Empire (now Gelibolu in modern day Turkey) between 25 April 1915 and 9 January 1916, during the First World War. A joint British and French oper...

  • Notables of World War I

    World War I (WWI) , predominantly called the World War or the Great War was a major war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918. It involved all the world's great powers, which were assembled in two opposing alliances: the Allies (based on the Triple Entente of the United Kingdom, France and Russia) and the Central Powers (originally centred around the Tri...

  • Americans in World War I

    In memory of those who served in World War I. Links and other resources Last Known WWI Vet Dead at 110 , Florence Green served as a mess steward in the Women's Royal Air Force. Welsh history of World War One to go online Rainbow Division Roster Interesting Americans with WW1 Connections Alice Bright, Lady Lowther , was the joint hon. secretary of the American Women’s Wa...

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  • International War and Military projects Portal

    About this portal ( umbrella project) This International portal will list all war and military related projects on Geni. Minor wars and battles ,rebel and Guerilla wars can be added to this list too. If you come across a related project please add to this list. General war and military related projects: (not country specific) Military awards and decorations. Memori...

  • World War One - Irish Victoria Cross Recipients

    World War One: Irish Victoria Cross recipients Aim of this project is to collect all genealogical profiles of Irish recipients of the Victoria Cross List of recipients A Augustus Agar born Ceylon (Irish parents) 1890 B Eric Norman Frankland Bell born Enniskillen Co. Fermanagh 1895. Edward Bingham ' born Bangor County Down 1881. George Boyd-Rochfort born Middleton Park Hous...

  • Battle of the Somme - 1 July 1916- 14 November 1916

    Battle of the Somme The Battle of the Somme (French: Bataille de la Somme, German: Sommeschlacht), also known as the Somme Offensive, took place during the First World War between 1 July and 14 November 1916 in the Somme department of France, on both banks of the river of the same name. The battle consisted of an offensive by the British and French armies against the German Army, which, sin...

  • Jamaican Volunteers in the First World War

    The main information is from the book, Jamaican Volunteers in the First World War: Race, Masculinity and the Development of a National Consciousness, by Richard Smith, Manchester, Manchester University Press, c. 2004, ISBN: 0719069858. Review of book The two main units mentioned and expounded upon in this marvelous book are the West India Regiment(s) (WIR), which was made up of mainly Jamaica...

  • Moncorvo nas Trincheiras

    Nas vésperas das comemorações do Centenário da Primeira Guerra Mundial (1914-1918), procuro os nomes dos combatentes naturais do concelho de Torre de Moncorvo que estiveram presentes nas três frentes de batalha: Angola (1914 - 1915), Moçambique (1914 - 1918) e França (1917 - 1918) Será uma forma de recordar e homenagear os homens da no...

  • What did you do in the Great War ?

    In preparation for the 100th anniversary of the "War to end all Wars", this page will focus on the lives (and deaths) of family members who took part. Its a bit of a personal project, for those of whom who are connected to the Holman/Dent-Young/Shepard/Boshell/McKeon/Pugsley/Frere close relations etc as far out as perhaps 2nd or 3rd cousin, and my goal is to provide a little information on wh...

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