First World War database from the Red Cross

First World War database from The Red Cross

red crossDuring World War One over 90,000 people volunteered with the Red Cross, both in the UK and overseas.

The exciting news is that they have just launched an on-line database which will have digitized records of all their volunteers – a unique record of this fantastic World War One voluntary service:

The personnel records for surnames starting with A and B are currently available, but more are being added each week.

They are also looking for volunteers to keep the site updated, so if you are interested, please email:

Sally Tippett

Sally was previously and ICT advisor for Staffordshire LA with responsibility for Emerging Technologies, ICT in Literacy, iPads and liaison with the managed services team. She is a highly experienced educator, having worked across the Key Stages in primary school and as a specialist teacher in an EBD school. Sally has written the Primary Computing Framework and works with many schools implementing the new curriculum and embedding mobile technologies.

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