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.



Society news

Next Meeting

Our next meeting will be held on Thursday 21st November 2019 at St. John's Centre, Isleworth. Doors open at 7.15 pm. The focus of the meeting will be a talk by Gill Thomas titled One Street Studies. See the Meetings page.

Next Fair

The fairs season for 2019 is over. The next fair we will be attending is in 2020. For more information please see the Fairs page.

Next Advice Session

Our next Advice Session will be held at Feltham Library on Saturday 16th November from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. These sessions need to be booked. See the Advice page.

Free access to Find My Past records

As they have done before Find My Past will be providing free access to all their military and civilian records ahead of Remembrance Day from 12pm GMT on 8th November to 12 pm on Monday 11th November, see their free-acess page for more information.


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Recent updates

8-November-2019

Committee minutes for September 2019 added to Members Area.

5-November-2019

The Memorial Inscriptions for St. John the Baptist, Hillingdon are added.

18-October-2019

New image (and tip) of the month.

1-October-2019

You can now select a parish from the Parish Coverage pages.

20-September-2019

New image (and tip) of the month.

13-September-2019

MI photos are here. See the MIs coverage page. Members can now see images of gravestones at three recently completed churches.


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