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The Great War Project - Member Progress

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Lest We Forget.
Those who cannot remember the past
are condemned to repeat it.
- George Santayana (16 December 1863 in Madrid, Spain – 26 September 1952 in Rome, Italy)

Our Progress

Add your name below, please keep track of what you're currently working on for this project. This is both for your own reference, and to aid collaboration among the project participants. If you are going to be temporarily inactive in the project (eg. on vacation), please note that here. Thanks!

  • Becky Adding profiles of my family who served in WW1
  • Jacky
  • Andrea Pack Researching my relatives who fought in WW1 and improving profiles.
  • Gillian ( Gill) Researching my relatives who fought in WW1 and improving profiles
  • Alison Andrus - Adding all World War I Veterans for the state of North Dakota. Created a free space page for the United States in The Great War and all the state pages.
  • Terry Wright - Working on my Anzacs and other ancestors who fought in WW1
  • Alecia Raper - Researching my relatives who fought in the First World War for Britain, mainly in the Yorkshire Regiments, and managing the Under-age soldiers page
  • Ulf Nilsson - Researching the ancestors and lifes of emigrants from Sweden that took part in WW1 for their new home country.
  • Paula J - Researching ancestors in the Southern States and some troops from Yorkshire, England.
  • Steve Fuhro - Adding major combatants national flags and US Navy ships and crew rosters. (1917-1918).
  • Mary Richardson - Adding and research The Great War country pages, as needed, searching images, helping anyone
  • Star Kline - Researching ancestors in Pennsylvania, USA. Added David Bowie's paternal grandfather, Robert Haywood Jones.
  • Michele Camera - Identifying ancestors of myself, my daughter and my husband who were active duty during the Great War and adding template and info to profiles. Available to help newcomers to learn how to wikicode or document along with proper source citations.
  • Darlene Bissonnette - recognizing my ancestors who served to keep us a free nation beginning with my Grandfathers.
  • Richard Shelley - Working on ancestors who fought and fell in combat.
  • Brenda Butler - Working on my husbands Palmer line who fought, and survived, World War I, in the British Army and Royal Navy.
  • Emily Kusec-Ashcroft - Working on members of the Canadian Corps Cyclist Battalion, who are in the process of trying to receive Battle Honours in 2018.
  • Russ Gunther - Working on moving profiles with incorrect or outdated categories to correct categories and improving profiles as I come across them.
  • Valerie Kerr - Working on adding profiles from Ireland who served in WWI.
  • Chad Smith - Working on ancestors who fought in The Great War. My Grandfather was a Marine Corp Captain who served in Guam.
  • Dave Seccull - improving the profiles of any family members I know who served in the Great War. Also those who were prevented from serving due to their occupation, and war widows - folks who may not have served, but whose lives were still profoundly affected by the conflict.
  • Mantvydas Juozapavičius - Working on ancestors who fought in The WW I (Russian Imperial army).
  • Carol Furness trying to add those who served in my local area of North east England and family members
  • David Burns working on my ancestors who fought to keep this my country free from foreign invaders but starting with grandfather who was in the border regiment and fought in France during the Great War who, luckily for me, survive.
  • Iain Old -- Researching my relatives who participated in the Great War - eg my grandfather Allan Old.
  • J Alexander working on relatives who fought and died in WW1.
  • J Crook I am adding profiles from a list of veterans buried in Colorado before 1949. This includes many World War I veterans.
  • Rowley Slowly adding a number of family tree members who participated in WW1
  • Peg Caton adding World War I veterans from my hometown of Northbridge, Massachusetts; also researching relatives who served.
  • Wendy Sullivan adding ancestors who fought in and those who died in WWI. Also adding relevant profiles whilst sourcing and connecting lost Gedcom/orphaned profiles. Profile improving wherever possible.
  • Jenny Grainger Looking forward to adding this category to Graingers - whether related on not.
  • Doug McCallum I will be focusing primarily on New Brunswick, Canada but will pick up any that I find when doing my personal genealogy.
  • Chrissy Preston I am currently working on adding graves and have found several military graves. It seemed fitting to add this to help expand the veteran base. I will be fixing any of my own profiles already created to have the proper template as found and add them to new persons.
  • Eileen Pilon Kortright Currently working on extensive biographies of my two Grand Uncles, brothers, who fell in the Battle of Amiens, 1918.
  • Tim Mackey Many of my direct ancestors served in The Great War, most of which were lucky enough to celebrate Armistice and returned home to Australia. The focus of my research is my paternal great-grandfather, Thomas Mackey. I am a father of 2, and run small self-operated business, and as such, I am absent from time to time due to personal reasons, but I endeavour to be a long-standing member of this project and the WikiTree communities.
  • Kenneth Shelton Adding profiles from Gold star honor roll. Gold Stars, Wayne County, Indiana. A record of Indiana men and women who died in the service of the United States and the allied nations in the world war. 1914-1918
  • Cheryl Aldrich Skordahl Adding father-in-law who was in WW1, then I will help with whatever the projects needs most.
  • Jared Kurz I am primarily researching members of my family who served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force.
  • Jo Gill I'm adding my grandfather who served in WWI and WWII. Im searching my profiles for others who served in The Great War.
  • Neil Perry I am identifying or creating profiles for people from County Durham who served in World War 1. I had created a FreeSpace (County Durham and The Great War) before joining the project, which I wanted to bring into line with the standards of The Great War project. I am particularly interested in people who served in the Durham Light Infantry or the 160th (Wearside) Brigade Royal Field Artillery.
  • Merryl Hunkin Researching relatives who fought in the First World War for Britain (and South Africa - on the side of Great Britain)
  • Lizzie Griffiths working in collaboration with Global Cemeteries and Categorisation Projects to add the Cemeteries of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and identify final resting places of the fallen commonwealth soldiers of WW1
  • William Thompson working on Cumberland County, Tennessee participants in the Great War including Medal of Honor winner Milo Lemert.
  • G. Cormier Adding profiles of Acadians from the Maritime Provinces, Canada who fought in WWI.
  • Ken Evans working on Victoria Cross recipients (Australia), Australian Army Generals in the war, Australian Army Units of the war, and generally having fun.
  • Eloise Adding WWI profiles.
  • Louise Researching relatives who fought in the war.
  • Nick Completing biography of grandfathers and three great uncles who served.
  • DGC I’m an amateur researcher of the West Indian contribution to WW1, adding profiles which I created for the Imperial War Museum archive Lives of the First World War. I'm also a Cemeterist Affiliate creating cemetery and WW1 war memorial categories initially for Barbados and Jamaica.

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