First World War: the Short Form of Wills go online
THE Centenary of the beginning of World War 1 will be a huge deal. This is the will of Private H Warner , who died during World War I. The wills of over 320,000 soldiers from World War I are stored in the Iron Mountain facility on the outskirts of Birmingham.
The archive of hand-written wills of 230,000 soldiers can be accessed at www.gov.uk/probate-search.