The Lest We Forget Online Database is part of the University of Oxford-run Lest We Forget project, which aims to record the stories, objects and memories of the First World War before they are lost forever.

Share your stories, memories and objects

Do you own war-related objects that you or your family members have kept or collected?

Do you have a story about anyone who fought in, lived through or was affected by the war?


Explore our free-to-access database

Browse or search our ever-expanding online database, which comprises war-related stories and objects collected by volunteers at Digital Collection Days or uploaded through this website by members of the public.