10 GALLIPOLI CAMPAIGN RESEARCH WEBSITES
There are a wide variety of online resources available to find out more about the Gallipoli campaign. Here are 10 of the best:
1 WAR GRAVES PHOTOGRAPHIC PROJECT
twgpp.org You can obtain photographs of war graves, without visiting the cemetery, through this website. Call up a low-resolution image of the gravestone and obtain a high-resolution for a small donation.
2 LIVES OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR
livesofthefirstworldwar.org Find out about the lives of the men (and women) who fought in the First World War including 150 Anzacs who were at Gallipoli.
3 AIF PROJECT
www.aif.adfa.edu.au The AIF Project database list contains brief details of men and women who served overseas with the Australian Imperial Force throughout the First World War.
4 NATIONAL LIBRARY OF NEW ZEALAND
natlib.govt.nz/ researchers/ guides/ first-world-war Look out for a very good introductory leaflet explaining how to research the war with links to key resources and archives.
5 FORCES WAR RECORDS
forces-war-records.co.uk This site includes records of the hospital ship Assaye, which evacuated casualties from Cape Helles, Anzac and Suvla Bay.
6 IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM TOUR
archive.iwm.org.uk/ upload/ package/2/ gallipoli/ navigate.htm If you are after background information there’s an excellent IWM website which is based on a study tour staff undertook in 2000.
7 NAVAL HISTORY NET
naval-history.net If your seafaring ancestor was at the Dardanelles this site includes material on the Royal Navy’s involvement in the campaign.
8 GALLIPOLI ASSOCIATION
gallipoli-association.org This is the best website devoted specifically to the Gallipoli Campaign with masses of useful information.
9 ARMY MUSEUMS OGILBY TRUST
armymuseums.org.uk Provides links to all regimental museums and archives in Britain, many of whom have material on the Gallipoli campaign
10 LONG LONG TRAIL
1914-1918.net/ Gallipoli.htm Although primarily concentrating on the Western Front, this superb website has a section devoted to Gallipoli with links to various online resources.