Victoria Wallace became the first woman Director General of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) when she took up her post on October 20th 2014.
Walter Tull, the footballer who became the first black officer in the British Army during the First World War, has been honoured with a commemorative blue plaque in London.
The UK Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded £11.5 million to the National Museum of the Royal Navy and the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment to conserve and restore HMS Caroline, the only survivor of the 1916 Battle of Jutland.
Fifteen British soldiers are being reburied today (October 22nd 2014) at a Commonwealth cemetery in France, 100 years after their deaths in fighting near the Belgian border.
Centenary News reader James Crawford has sent us photos that he took yesterday, Sunday 19th October, of the ceramic poppy fields at the Tower of London.
The historic Belgian town of Ypres became the focus of a protracted battle between the Allied and German armies in the latter half of October 1914.
Australia's Menin Gate Lions have been unveiled at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa, where they will feature in a Centenary exhibition starting in November 2014.
CN writer Christopher J. Harvie, discusses 'Menin Gate at Midnight', the William Longstaff painting on loan to the Canadian War Museum for 'Fighting in Flanders-Gas. Mud. Memory,' a Centenary exhibition starting in November 2014.
Centenary News reports from 'Light Front', the torchlight event in Western Flanders on October 17th 2014, remembering the First World War battles which engulfed the region 100 years ago.
Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh paid tribute to the dead of the First World War during a visit to the Tower of London's ceramic poppy fields on October 16th 2014.
More details have been released of 'Light Front' - the torchlight remembrance event taking place on the former Western Front in Belgium tonight (October 17th 2014).
The Guardian online First World War documentary, launched in 2014, is available in 7 different languages, with the voices of 10 historians from across the world.
The main body of New Zealand troops who enlisted to fight in the First World War sailed from Wellington on October 16th 1914.
The UK National Archives releases interactive online map to reveal the global reach of the First World War
Launched in the summer of 2014, First World War: A Global View, is part of UK’s National Archives’ ongoing Centenary programme. First World War 100 is designed to help members of the public search through First World War records.
The Irish Government will a wreath for the first time at the Cenotaph Remembrance Sunday ceremony in London on November 9th 2014.
Sikh and Commonwealth soldiers who fought for Britain in the First World War will be remembered in a lecture series at Leicester University on October 18th 2014.
The latest Centennial Countdown posting by the American First World War blogger Dennis Cross - covering September 1914.
The former UK Poet Laureate, Sir Andrew Motion, will be taking part in events marking the First World War Centenary at Leeds University on October 22nd 2014.
The Western Front Association tells the story of Larrett Roebuck, the first English League footballer killed in France 100 years ago.
The story of the executed First World War Nurse, Edith Cavell, is to be told by the Cavell Nurses' Trust with a grant totalling almost £92,000 from the UK Heritage Lottery Fund.
The French city of Lille fell to the German Army on October 13th 1914 after coming under attack in the fighting known as the 'Race to the Sea."
The 'Canada and the First World War' Symposium was held in Toronto on the 28th September 2014 - attended by some of Canada's leading experts on military history.
The National Archives in the UK has chosen the First World War as this year's theme for a short film competition, using its collections to inspire budding film makers.
An online course exploring the evolution of air power in the First World War is launched in October 2014 by Birmingham University, in association with the RAF Museum and the BBC.
Fifteen British soldiers are to be reburied at a Commonwealth cemetery in France on October 22nd 2014, a century after they were killed in fighting near the Belgian border.
The remains of four Canadian First World War soldiers found in France have been identified after eight years of painstaking research.
Tens of thousands of people crossed a pontoon bridge in Antwerp, opened from October 3rd-5th 2014 to mark the 100th anniversary of the city's First World War siege.
The story of thousands of people identified as 'enemy aliens' in Canada during the First World War is told in a special exhibition at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa.
A human chain will line up across former battlefields in Northern France on October 18th 2014 to highlight a 'forgotten front' of the First World War.
A Sopwith Camel fighter plane has been hoisted into place for the start of the RAF Museum's 'First World War in the Air' exhibition in December 2014.
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