Organisations

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission

10 May 2013

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission is an intergovernmental organisation, responsible for the maintenance of records & war graves of 1.7 million Commonwealth subjects who died in the world wars.

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German War Graves Commission

06 March 2013

The Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge e. V. (German War Graves Commission) is responsible for overseas German war dead.

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Never Such Innocence - Commemorating the Men and Women of the Great War

19 February 2016

Never Such Innocence was founded by Lady Lucy French, great grand-daughter of Field Marshal Sir John French, to give children an opportunity to contribute to the centenary commemorations. 

United States World War One Centennial Commission

16 January 2016

The US World War I Centennial Commission, created by Congress in 2013, is the lead organiser for America's World War One commemorations. 

Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada, establishes WW100 commemoration programme

20 November 2014

Launched earlier this year, the programme aims to commemorate the Newfoundlanders and Labradorians who died in the First World War.

1914 – The Middle of Europe: The Rhineland and the First World War

20 January 2014

1914 - Mitten in Europa: Das Rheinland und der Erste Weltkrieg has been established by the Rhineland Regional Council (LVR) to mark the Centenary of the First World War in the region.

Europeana 1914-1918

27 November 2013

Europeana 1914-1918 is collecting materials from across Europe related to the First World War to mark the Centenary of the conflict.

Wales Remembers 1914-1918

07 October 2013

Wales Remembers 1914-1918 or Cymru'n Cofio, is Wales' official Centenary programme.

'No Glory in War 1914-1918' campaign group

09 September 2013

The No Glory in War 1914-1918 campaign group questions "plans to spend £55m on a "truly national commemoration"" to mark the Centenary in Britain.

Memorial Museum Passchendaele

29 August 2013

This museum is located in Passendale, Belgium, and is centred on providing a realistic experience of one of the most 'senseless' massacres of the First World War.

International Network for the Study of the Great War in Africa

07 August 2013

The International Network for the Study of the Great War in Africa was established in January 2013 and "encourages collaborative research and interdisciplinary exchange" amongst its members.

Dreiländermuseum Lörrach/ Musée des trois Pays

26 July 2013

The Dreiländermuseum collects information concerning the First World War from French, German and Swiss perspectives.

International Peace Bureau

16 July 2013

The International Peace Bureau, founded in 1891-92, is "dedicated to the vision of a World Without War" and plans to mark the Centenary of the First World War.

Deutsches Historisches Institut Paris

15 July 2013

The 'Deutsches Historisches Institut Paris' looks at the importance of the First World War. It also looks at the 'Blog de la Grande Guerre', which is a French-speaking blog concerning the First World War (that also focuses on the centenary).

Australians on the Western Front 1914-1918: The Australian Remembrance Trail in France and Belgium

08 July 2013

The Australian Government is developing a 'Remembrance Trail' in France and Belgium, as part of its efforts to mark the Centenary of the First World War.

The Australian War Memorial

18 June 2013

The Australian War Memorial in Canberra serves as a national memorial for Australia's war dead and was opened in 1941.

Belgium's official commemoration of the First World War Centenary programme

16 June 2013

Belgium's official commemoration of the First World War Centenary programme focuses on commemorations at national and federal levels.

The Museum of the Great War of the Pays de Meaux

11 June 2013

The Museum of the Great War of the Pays de Meaux, near Paris, provides a series of permanent and temporary exhibitions about the First World War and will be marking the Centenary of the conflict.

The Austrian Black Cross

07 June 2013

The Austrian Black Cross or Österreichische Schwarze Kreuz (ÖSK) was established in 1919 to create "dignified burial sites" for the war dead.

Bayerisches Armeemuseum

04 June 2013

The Bayerishes Armeemuseum in Germany has a permanent exhibit on the First World War, which seeks to provide an overview of the conflict.

Max Weber Stiftung

04 June 2013

The Max Weber Stiftung, or 'German humanities institute overseas', seeks to provide information concerning the upcoming centenary.

Association Mémoire de la Grande Guerre

04 June 2013

The Association Mémoire de la Grande Guerre is a website that participates in and organizes reenactments of particular events that occurred in the First World War.

Centenaire de la Première Guerre Mondiale, pays de Coquelicot

04 June 2013

A French site that details future events concerning the centenary during the period 2014-2018.

'Trentino '14-'18. From war to peace'

03 June 2013

Trentino '14-'18. From war to peace is an initiative which is planning a series of events to commemorate the Centenary of the First World War in the autonomous northern Italian province of Trentino.

Museo Storico Italiano della Guerra, Rovereto

03 June 2013

The Museo Storico Italiano della Guerra ('The Italian War Museum') in Rovereto, Trentino, "exhibits arms and uniforms, photographs and paintings, documents and personal effects".

WWI Centennial Network

07 April 2013

The WWI Centennial Network is an American based organisation, which focuses on commemorating the First World War.

1914-1918 Online International Enyclopedia Of The First World War

02 April 2013

1914-1918 Online International Encyclopedia of the First World War is an international project developing an "English-language virtual reference work on the First World War".

'Der Erste Weltkrieg', a German-speaking site concerning the First World War

28 March 2013

A German-speaking site concerning many aspects of the First World War shows the chronology of the conflict and the effect of the war on Germans' everyday lives. 

'Themenportal Erster Weltkrieg', A German portal collecting scholarly resources relevant to the First World War

28 March 2013

The 'Themenportal Erster Weltkrieg" site on Clio online has been created to collect scholarly literature of relevance to the First World War.

The Society for Military History

19 March 2013

The Society for Military History is based in the United States of America and describes itself as "the intellectual home for military historians worldwide".

Memorial University, Newfoundland, Canada

17 March 2013

Memorial University, Canada, is a "living memorial to those Newfoundlanders who fought and died in the First World War". 

The Heritage of the Great War, a Dutch website about the First World War

07 March 2013

This Dutch and English language website provides information about many aspects of the First World War.

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