The Sorrow And The Pride

Finding the people behind the names on Aotearoa New Zealand war memorials.

Help us identify the men and women memorialised.

Task: Readable text?

827 of 954 photos assessed. Check photos for readable text.

Task: Transcribe text

58 of 610 photos transcribed. Transcribe text from photos.

Task: Extract names

10 of 23 transcriptions with names extracted. Extract names from text.

Task: Match names

Match names to Cenotaph records... TBD.

Next steps

We hope to add an interactive, mobile-friendly map, and an HTTP API for memorial and name data. Check back soon.

Photo: Lyttelton war memorial, J. Hunt.