UK, WWI War Diaries (France, Belgium, and Germany) record example

    UK, WWI War Diaries (France, Belgium, and Germany)

    Records: 1,529,699Complete: 100%

    These war diaries document operations for British and colonial units serving in theatres of operations between 1914 and 1920, including Russia, at home, and in the colonies, as well as British military missions and Armies of Occupation between 1919 and 1920. The diaries contain daily reports on operations, intelligence summaries, and other pertinent material, and they can provide an on-the-spot description of what your ancestor experienced.

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    "U.K., WWI War Diaries (France, Belgium, and Germany), 1914-1920" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/934/uk-wwi-war-diaries-france-belgium-and-germany: accessed November 26, 2022)

    Publication Title
    UK, WWI War Diaries (France, Belgium, and Germany)
    Total Records
    1,529,699Complete: 100%
    Content Source
    The National Archives of the UK logoThe National Archives of the UK
    Publication Number
    WO 95
    Published on Fold3
    31 Oct 2015
    Last Updated
    07 Jul 2016
    Description
    Known as "war diaries," these are daily operational journals created by British Army commands throughout the United Kingdom during WWI.