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Live of the First World War

We believe that each and every one of the 8 million who served during WW1 deserves to be remembered.

Join Imperial War Museums and help tell these Life Stories by adding your images, sharing their stories, find their records and adding known facts.

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Together we can create Life Stories for more than 8 million men and women.

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Here are ways you can help piece together a Life Story.

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Reveal the real story for future generations by connecting evidence


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Featured Life Stories

Here are just 10 of the 7.7 million Life Stories waiting to be pieced together.

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Help IWM piece together the Life Stories of over 8 million men and women from across Britain and the Commonwealth who served in uniform and worked on the home front during the First World War.

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