Links for Military Records

Many of the general pay-per-view websites such as FindMyPast, Ancestry and The Genealogist include information on military sources, in addition to the specialist links in the list below.

  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Provides service details and places of commemoration for those who died whilst serving with Commonwealth forces during the First and Second World Wars.
  • Military-Genealogy.Com: Includes access to Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919 and the Army Roll of Honour 1939-1945, among others.
  • National Army Museum: Includes reference collections for the history of the British Army.
  • National Maritime Museum: Includes reference collections for all aspects of naval and general maritime history.
  • Royal Naval Museum: Includes reference collections for the history of the Royal Navy.
  • Royal Air Force Museum: Royal Air Force Museum for RAF information.
  • Imperial War Museum: Includes artefacts, documents and photograph collections for the wars of the 20th Century.
  • Naval Records: An ongoing project that aims to collect biographical information on those associated with the Royal Navy since 1660. Freely searchable by individual,ship or place. Charges apply for further data.
  • Regiments.org: Brief details of the history of units and formations, battle honours, campaign medals, army traditions, etc.
  • Western Front Association: The aim of the association is to educate the public in the history of The Great War with particular reference to the Western Front.
  • First World War.Com: A site providing a wide range of background material to all aspects of The Great War, including maps, memoirs and other documentary material.
  • The Long, Long Trail: A site which aims to present the facts of the British Army in the First World War. Includes advice on how to carry out research on those who served.



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Next Meeting

Our next meeting will be held on Thursday 18th May 2016 at Montague Hall, Hounslow. Doors open at 7.15 pm. The focus of the meeting will be a talk by Celia Heritage titled Newspapers for Family Historians.

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