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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Hira Singh

Indian Army Rajkumar

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Clement Cottrell Dormer

Born 1891

Died 1914

British Army Second Lieutenant Scots Guards

British Army Lieutenant Scots Guards

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Edmond William Claude Gerard De Vere Pery

Born 1894

Died 1918

Air Force (RAF/RFC) Captain Royal Air Force