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Tracing your Great War ancestors : the Somme : a guide for family historians

Simon Fowler
Fowler, Simon (Main Author)
Books/Monographs
English
Barnsley, England : Pen & Sword Family History, c2015
xiii, 145 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
9781473823693
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"If you want to find out about an ancestor who served on the Somme during the First World War - during the Battle of the Somme in 1916 or at any time during the fighting in this sector of the Western Front - this book is the ideal guide. It provides practical information and advice on how to conduct your research. It will help you to discover when and where your ancestors served and give you an insight into his experience of the war. It is also a fascinating introduction to researching the Great War as a whole."--Provided from Amazon.com.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 138-142) and index.

Contents: Getting started -- Researching soldiers -- Casualties -- Women in France -- Researching battles and units -- The war in the air -- Researching the Dominion and Indian troops -- Battlefield tourism.

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