Life Stories

A Life Story is a page of information about a person, and can include facts, anecdotes and images.

We feature more than 7.7 million Life Stories, of people who were involved in the war from throughout the British Empire and Commonwealth.

Search for an individual by name or keyword e.g. regiment or service number.


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Jeremiah Jerry Jones

Born 1877

Died 1950

Canadian Expeditionary Force 716221

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Marian Jane Aka Minnie Maunsell

Died 1919

Other Empire Force Voluntary Aid Detachment/British Red Cross Society

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Rachel Pratt,

Born 1874

Died 1954

Australian Imperial Force Staff Nurse Australian Army Medical Corps

Australian Imperial Force Sister Australian Army Medical Corps