Tag Archives: World War II

Glenn R. Cumpston Obituary 1994 Greene County PA

I have a number of pages about CUMPSTONs in Greene County.  Does anyone recognise this family – if so please contact me. http://www.cumpston.org.uk/#/greene-page-2/4535582416 Native of Greene County, 79, of 675 Cullum Street, Meadville, who died Monday, December 19, 1994, in Meadville … Continue reading

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has relaunched its website at http://www.cwgc.org. As part of the new site the interface for the Search for War Dead page has been expanded – in addition to previous search parameters you can now also search … Continue reading

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The Devon (UK) Wills Project

The DevonWills Project aims to provide a consolidated index of Devon wills, administrations, and inventories. Its goal is to compensate, as far as possible, for the disastrous loss of Devon wills in World War II. The index will include original … Continue reading

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World War II Unit Histories

http://www.unithistories.com/ this website gives a huge amount of history about individuals in the war.  It aims to give a full spectrum of data on World War II fighting units, including details on organization, commanders, and literature. Image via Wikipedia If you … Continue reading

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The Commonwealth War Graves Commission

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (www.cwgc.org) has announced a new series of signs to be unveiled across the UK: Image via Wikipedia As part of a drive to increase awareness of the number of Commonwealth war casualties buried in cemeteries within … Continue reading

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IWM’s First World War Centenary Programme

http://www.1914.org/faces/ As part of the IWM’s First World War Centenary Programme, photographs from the Museum’s ‘Bond of of Sacrifice’ are being uploaded to the photo-sharing site Flickr in a set called ‘Faces of the First World War’. On Armistice Day … Continue reading

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American Battle Monuments Commission William D CUMPSTON and Robert L CUMPSTONE

The American Battle Monuments Commission, established by the Congress in 1923, is an agency of the Executive Branch of the Federal Government. The Commission—guardian of America’s overseas commemorative cemeteries and memorials—honors the service, achievements and sacrifice of United States Armed … Continue reading

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60th Anniversary of the Festival of Britain

The Festival of Britain opened on 3 May 1951, 60 years ago this month. The summer-long, nationwide festival was held to demonstrate the contribution made by the British to civilisation in the arts, science and industrial design. It aimed to … Continue reading

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York WWII evacuees

If anyone was evacuated to York at that time perhaps they might be interested in checking this site out http://www.yorkarchaeology.co.uk/ww2/ks3/rations1.htm

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