New Zealand has announced plans for an 'historic' week of Anzac commemorations in Wellington to mark the centenary of the Gallipoli landings, starting on April 18th 2015.
An exhibition of photos focussing on landmarks of the Alpine war between Italy and Austria-Hungary can be seen at the Italian War History Museum in Rovereto until April 19th 2015.
Helen Vail has visited 100 of New Zealand's WWI memorials and collected information and stories of the men and women who gave their lives. She shares these accounts on her blog.
A public appeal in the UK has successfully traced descendants of the first member of the Royal Navy to receive the Victoria Cross during the First World War.
Two rare surviving examples of First World War artillery have gone on display outside the Australian War Memorial to mark the Centenary.
Events are being held in France in March 2015 to remember the Indian soldiers who fought alongside the British Army at the Battle of Neuve Chapelle 100 years ago.
Leading First World War historians will gather at a major international conference in Australia in March 2015 to commemorate the centenary of the Gallipoli landings.
Crowdfunding has been adopted by the UK's National Museum of the Royal Navy for the first time to help complete the task of conserving the Gallipoli warship, HMS M.33.
Centenary News Review: 'By the time of the Armistice, the British Army had identified and treated approximately 80,000 young men for shell shock.' That figure is not unknown to us and shell shock is a common image of World War One - the mute, shivering soldier unable to vocalise the horrors he has seen - but Suzie Grogan in Shell Shocked Britain examines shell shock on a much deeper, long term level and argues that war trauma extended past the front lines to the home front and affected not only soldiers, but men, women and children at home.
To read the full review and description, click here.
The Gallipoli Centenary Education Project is taking two UK students to Germany, to speak about the Gallipoli campaign at an international conference on 19/20th February 2015.
Germany fought a second offensive against the Russian Army in the Masurian Lakes region of East Prussia (now Poland) in February 1915.
The French city of Arras is to host an exhibition of First World War archaeology, starting on April 9th 2015, the 98th anniversary of the Battle of Arras.
The Centenary News Editor writes a personal blog looking back over the first 6 months of the Centenary of the First World War – and looking forward to the key events coming up in 2015.
Musicians and researchers in the north of Scotland are working together to explore the role of music, particularly the bagpipes, during the First World War.
Armenia issued a Centenary declaration on January 29th 2015, repeating demands for Turkey to recognise the killing of Armenians during the First World War as genocide.
Britain's First World War Minister, Helen Grant, has announced a four-year programme to create ukwarmemorials.org, a 'one stop shop' for information on all UK war memorials.
CN writer, Jillian Davidson, visited the Getty Center in Los Angeles and gives an account of its centenary exhibition, 'World War I: War of Images, Images of War.'
The Imperial War Museum has added the records of more than 64,000 Royal Marines to Lives of the First World War, its digital memorial to those caught up in the conflict.
Germany stepped up its submarine campaign, with a warning on February 4th 1915 that all merchant ships in the seas around the British Isles risked attack without warning.
A ceramics museum in Germany is holding an exhibition of porcelain, produced to boost morale on the home front during the First World War. CN writer, Katherine Quinlan-Flatter, was given a tour of the Keramikmuseum in Staufen, near Freiburg.
The Parliament of New South Wales is marking the Centenary with a free public exhibition titled 'Politics & Sacrifice: NSW Parliament and the Anzacs', exploring the political aspects of the Great War.
To mark the Centenary, the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), in association with the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, will present 'War Pictures: Australians at the Cinema 1914-1918'.
The latest Centennial Countdown posting by the American First World War blogger Dennis Cross - covering January 1915.
The British Government has launched a new project designed to encourage pupils who've visited the First World War battlefields to share their experiences with local communities.
The controversial peace treaties which ended the First World War will be renegotiated by young people as part of an international conference in The Hague from June 22nd-26th 2015.
Archives relating to the work of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission have been made available to researchers and members of the public.
An exhibition has opened at the Collins Barracks branch of the National Museum of Ireland as part of the Decade of Centenaries programme, commemorating the involvement of Irish men and women in the First World War.
An exhibition of photographs in Miami by the Italian artist Luca Artioli, showing the remains of trenches on the Alpine Front, is on display until April 5th 2015.
The Universidade Nova de Lisboa in Portugal has issued a call for papers for its upcoming conference on Tourism, Leisure and War, which will be held from June 25th-27th 2015.
A trunk containing the belongings of a British First World War soldier has been found at a school in the UK town of Letchworth, after lying forgotten for decades.
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