This podcast gives you an introduction to the various records at The National Archives that can be used to trace the experiences of individual battalions or regiments during The Great War. These records include unit war diaries, trench maps, Prisoner of War reports and battlefield photographs. The examples given show how to search for and find these records using Discovery, our catalogue.
David Langrish is a Reader Advisor at The National Archives. David graduated in War Studies from the University of Kent, where his dissertation project was on the experiences of The Royal West Kent Regiment during The Great War.