What is a Life Story?

Each individual who is on record as having served in uniform, worked on the home front or made a contribution during the First World War will have their own Life Story page. Life Story pages are created by IWM using information from evidence. If you have information about an individual who doesn't currently have a Life Story page, you can suggest that IWM creates this.

Anyone can view information about an individual, as well as adding evidence to their Life Story. We need your help to piece together all the Life Stories to form the Permanent Digital Memorial.

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