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.


Featured lives

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Donald Grant

Born 1893

British Army 3142 Private Seaforth Highlanders

British Army 266183 Private Seaforth Highlanders

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Herbert Morris

Born 1900

Died 1917

British Army 7429 Private British West Indies Regiment 6th Battalion

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Theophilus Jones

Born 1885

Died 1914

British Army 18/295 Private Durham Light Infantry 18th Battalion

British Army 18/295 Private Durham Light Infantry