Every year, we try to help people find missing family, after they go missing in a disaster or conflict. This service is now 100 years old – and it all started on the First World War battlefields.
Many soldiers went missing during the First World War. Families back home had no idea what had happened – or if their loved ones were even alive.
At the time, The Sunday Times wrote that “anxious mothers and wives began to plead that someone should look for men who had disappeared to a silence as still and more cruel than the grave”. More