Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Soldiers of the Great War

If your ancestors were in the Great War be sure to check out this amazing site
Records can be viewed for free or you can obtain a membership and have access to the index
The English coastal port of Folkestone was the ‘artery’ through which millions of men and women passed between 1914 and 1918, on their way to or from the Western Front. For them, Folkestone had a special meaning; it was ‘Blighty’.
Folkestone was also the point of arrival for the Belgian Royal Family and served as a temporary home not just for them, but for over 100,000 other Belgian and French refugees from the fighting.

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