Thursday, 3 January 2013

National Railway Museum launches WW1 database

York's National Railway Museum has created a database listing 20,000 railway workers who died in the First World War. The full story is at www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/10138072.NRM_launches_war_workers_database/.

Online access to the database is available at www.nrm.org.uk/RailwayStories/worldwarone.aspx in PDF and Excel formats

(With thanks to Anne Dyson by email)

Chris

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