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WWI 1st Division DSC Recipient RPPC Photo

eBay can be a fun way to research WWI soldiers in a way that wouldn’t have been possible ten years ago. With the emerging databases of WWI soldier roster information and the ever-expanding capacity of Ancestry.com for genealogical data, WWI veterans are becoming easier and easier to research. 313 more words


"The army is a builder of men" - A Pennsylvania Soldier Reflects on Training for World War I

Throughout the First World War, Corporal William Graeff sent letters home to his family and friends in Elizabethville, Pennsylvania. Many of them were sent with the intention of having them published in the town’s newspaper,  996 more words


Alfred Charles Perring

Alfred Charles Perring was born in Edmonton, UK in early 1894. Like his brother, Edmund Alfred, he was my first cousin, 4 times removed on my maternal grandmother’s side. 316 more words

The Davids