First Person

First Person

First-person experiences of WW1, taken from letters, diaries, personal albums, oral history, memoir, poetry, and more.

Created by: Kristen1288

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  • Profile picture for Ernest Beachcroft Beckwith Towse

    Born 1864

    Died 1948

    British Army Captain Royal Army Medical Corps

    British Army Captain Gordon Highlanders 3rd seaforth highland Battalion

    British Army RAMC

  • Profile picture for William Mcdougall Anderson

    Born 1884

    Died 1917

    British Army 23292 Private Manchester Regiment

  • Profile picture for Llewelyn Wyn Griffith

    Born 1890

    Died 1977

    British Army Captain General Staff

    British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Welsh Fusiliers 15th (1st London Welsh) Battalion

    British Army Captain Royal Welsh Fusiliers 13th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Richard Aka Edward Godfree Aldington

    Born 1892

    Died 1962

    British Army 36179 Private Leicestershire Regiment 11th Battalion

  • Born 1875

    Died 1918

    British Army 6908 Company Serjeant Major Gordon Highlanders

    British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Fusiliers

    British Army Captain Royal Fusiliers 23rd (service) bn. royal fusiliers (1st Battalion

  • Profile picture for Norman Everard Brookes

    Born 1878

    Died 1968

    British Army British Red Cross Society and Order of St John of Jerusalem

    British Army Lieutenant Colonel General List

  • British Army 45196 Private Lincolnshire Regiment

  • Profile picture for Edgar Milton

    Born 1889

    Died 1914

    British Army L/8971 Corporal Royal Sussex Regiment

  • Profile picture for Harold J. Reckitt

    British Army Founder and Director French Red Cross

  • British Army 205 Gunner Cape Garrison Artillery

    British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Field Artillery

    British Army Captain Royal Field Artillery

  • Born 1896

    Died 1993

    British Army 1637 Gunner Royal Field Artillery

    British Army 775437 Gunner Royal Field Artillery 1 West Riding Brigade

  • Profile picture for Laura Adelaide Gamble

    Born 1887

    Died 1939

    Canadian Expeditionary Force Nursing Sister Canadian Army Medical Corps

  • Born 1872

    Canadian Expeditionary Force Nursing Sister, Matron Canadian Army Medical Corps No. 4 General Hospital, University of Toronto

  • Profile picture for Angela Selina Bianca Forbes

    Born 1876

    Died 1950

    Other Empire Force Head British Soldiers' Buffets

  • Profile picture for Monica Maria Stanley

    Born 1879

    Died 1972

    British Army Cook Mrs St C Stobarts Unit (Theatre 1a) Mrs St C Stobarts Unit (Theatre 1a)

    Other Empire Force Head Cook French Red Cross- Serbian Relief Fund Mrs Stobart's Unit

  • Profile picture for Ruby Edith Ayre

    Born 1889

    Died 1957

    British Army 193 Driver First Aid Nursing Yeomanry Corps

  • Profile picture for Gertrude Margaret Lowthian Bell

    Born 1868

    Died 1926

    Royal Navy Naval Intelligence, Cairo

    Other Empire Force British Red Cross Society

    Indian Army Major Indian Expeditionary Force in Iraq Political Office

  • Born 1866

    Died 1918

    British Army Canteen Worker Voluntary Aid Detachment Depot d'Eclopes

  • Profile picture for Emma Sylvia Duffin

    Born 1883

    Died 1979

    Other Empire Force Nurse Voluntary Aid Detachment St. John

  • British Army British Red Cross/Voluntary Aid Detachment

    British Army Voluntary Aid Detachment