Help Us Build The Archive

national letter archive

There are a number of ways that you can help us:

1. Send us your Tommy’s Letters

Never Forget Your Welsh Heroes aims to get anybody with a relative who served at any time in a Welsh regiment (or a Welshman or woman serving in any regiment) rummaging through their attics, cupboards and family memorabilia for letters, diaries, scrapbooks, photos etc. of their service. Though the 1914-18 war is currently in the spotlight, we are interested in all conflicts and time periods. Letters and diaries can also be pertaining to peacetime, not just during times of war. The materials can be brought to the Regimental Museum in Brecon. We will process and digitise the material on-site using flatbed or overhead scanners, so that they can be returned to you promptly.
You could also scan your letters and diaries yourself and send them to our This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you prefer.
Please contact us for further information.

2. Come to One of our Roadshows

We hold roadshows throughout the year – check our events section - this is another opportunity to bring us any materials you might have.

3. Tell Others About the Project

You may not have any surviving records yourself, but you may know others who do! Tell your friends, local history societies, colleagues etc. and help get us noticed! We have a Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/neverforgetyourwelshheroes/ and a Twitter page: @WelshHeroes

4. Volunteer

If you are relatively local to the Brecon Regimental Museum, you can help us process materials by scanning them at the museum. You could also help us to transcribe letters and diaries that have already been scanned, which can be done from home. Please get in touch for more info.