Bedfordshire and the First World War

Bedford: First World War Timeline - compiled by local historian Stuart Antrobus

The Highland Regiments in Bedford - the Virtual Library

The Bedford Highlanders - blog with photograph album about the Highland Division in Bedford

Bedford Physical Training College: Wartime Stories - Bedford Physical Training College during World Wars One and Two

Dunstable at War - a social history of the First World War

World War One: Great War Stories - Luton's Great War, told by its people today

Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire Virtual Library - Bedfordshire and the First World War

Roll of Honour: Bedfordshire War Memorials and Roll of Honour

World War I Home Front records - a summary of the records held by the Bedfordshire and Luton Archives and Records Service

MK Heritage: Letters from the First World War - letters published in North Buckinghamshire newspapers. Mainly Buckinghamshire, but include some from Bedfordshire towns and villages.

Bedfordshire Regiment and Yeomanry

The Bedfordshire Regiment - detailed history of the regiment. Includes some biographies and information on how to research an ancestor in the regiment.

The Long, Long Trail: The Bedfordshire Regiment - a short introduction to the battalions and where they served

The Bedfordshire Yeomanry - some information about individual soldiers

General Resources

Commonwealth War Graves Commission - includes a search facility

Lives of the First World War - Imperial War Museum site where anyone can contribute information about any individual who served during the First World War

First World - a multimedia history of World War One

British First World War Trench Maps - from the National Library of Scotland. Can be overlaid on modern Google and Bing maps.

The Long, Long Trail - The British Army in the Great War of 1914-1918

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