Finding Great Grandad: A practical introduction to tracing WW1 soldiers

Photograph IWM

The talk is aimed at those researching ancestors or local figures involved in the First World War.  This is an introduction to understanding and using the main sources of information readily available.

The meeting is free to members of Berkshire Family History Society and we request a donation of £5 from non-members.
 
Branch library available to members to borrow books.  Refreshments available.  Car park outside the hall.

Date

Fri 19 Jul

Time

Doors open at 2.15pm for meeting to start at 2.45pm
14:15 - 16:30

Location

Bracknell Branch
Bracknell Branch
The New Priestwood Community Centre, Priestwood Court Road, Bracknell, Berkshire RG42 1TU
Category

Organiser

Bracknell Branch - Berkshire FHS
Email
bracknell@berksfhs.org.uk

Speaker

  • Mike Cooper
    Mike Cooper

    Mike has had a lifelong interest in history, especially military and local history. Following a history degree at the University of Reading he worked as a librarian, with both the University and Reading Library. In addition to work on librarianship, he has had three books on the history of Reading published. Mike works for Reading Borough Council, and lives in Tilehurst with his wife and Moggy the Cat.