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Classification:Prisoners of War
Title:Find My Past's British Officers Taken Prisoner Of War 1914-1918
Link:http://www.findmypast.co.uk/
Description:British Officers Taken Prisoner Of War 1914-1918
Extra Info:These records hold vital information about men taken prisoner of war during both World Wars.
Classification:Prisoners of War
Title:Find My Past's WWI and WWII Prisoner of War Records
Link:http://www.findmypast.co.uk/
Description:Prisoners of War 1939-1945
Extra Info:These records hold vital information about men taken prisoner of war during both World Wars.
Classification:Ships
Title:1820 Settler Correspondence - Cape of Good Hope
Link:http://www.eggsa.org/1820-settlers/index.php/
Description:Letters from the Settlers of the Cape of Good Hope
Extra Info:This correspondence concerns the immigration scheme for the Cape of Good Hope following the Napoleonic Wars. HMS Weymouth was used to transport the settlers. A log of the journey is also transcribed.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Pictures / Photographs, Ships
Title:All at Sea Website
Link:http://www.allatsea.co.za/
Description:All at Sea Website - Includes War Memorials
Extra Info:Mainly related to the Boer wars. Also includes some photographs of HMS Belfast.
Classification:Army, World War I, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Pictures / Photographs
Title:Anglo Burmese Library
Link:http://www.angloburmeselibrary.com/
Description:The Anglo Burmese Library
Extra Info:Includes lists of service personnel, employees of the Burmah Oil Company and more. Some information is available for general public, other information is only available to members.
Classification:Army, Napoleonic Wars, Muster / Militia Rolls
Title:Army Lists and Roll Calls from Find My Past
Link:Army Lists and Roll Calls from Find My Past
Description:Search Army Lists and Roll Calls
Classification:Army
Title:British India Family History
Link:http://valmayukuk.tripod.com/
Description:British India Family History
Extra Info:Includes the names of the 11th Light Dragoons who sailed to Calcutta on the Atlas in 1819 and includes women and children accompanying the troops.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Information
Title:British Nationals Armed Forces Births 1761-2005
Link:Search British Nationals Armed Forces Births 1761-2005
Description:Search British Nationals Armed Forces Births 1761-2005
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Information
Title:British Nationals Armed Forces Deaths 1796-2005
Link:Search British Nationals Armed Forces Deaths 1796-2005
Description:Search British Nationals Armed Forces Deaths 1796-2005
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Information
Title:British Nationals Armed Forces Marriages 1796-2005
Link:Search British Nationals Armed Forces Marriages 1796-2005
Description:Search British Nationals Armed Forces Marriages 1796-2005
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Prisoners of War, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Ships, Other Transport, Hospitals / Nursing, Academy / Training / Cadets, Information, Other
Title:British Pathe Film Archive
Link:http://www.britishpathe.com/
Description:British Pathe Film Archive 1896-1970
Extra Info:All sorts of social and military history on film.
Classification:World War I, Newspapers
Title:British Presence in South Patagonia
Link:http://patbrit.org/
Description:British Presence in South Patagonia
Extra Info:World War I, 1914-1918 seen through the pages of the Magellan Times
Classification:Discharge / Pension Records, Service Records
Title:Chelsea Pensioners
Link:Chelsea Pensioners
Description:Chelsea Pensioners British Army Service Records 1760-1913
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Pictures / Photographs
Title:Colonial Film Database
Link:http://colonialfilm.org.uk/
Description:Colonial Film - Moving Images of the British Empire
Extra Info:The website holds detailed information on over 6000 films showing images of life in the British colonies. Over 150 can be viewed online. The archive can be searched by date, country, topic or keyword.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour
Title:Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
Link:http://www.cwgc.org/
Description:Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
Classification:Army, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts
Title:East India Company Register and Army List 1845
Link:http://archive.org/details/eastindiaregist00britgo...
Description:East India Company Register and Army List 1845
Extra Info:Online book. Includes army ranks and dates of service.
Classification:Army, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Ships, Muster / Militia Rolls, Medals / Awards, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Other
Title:Families in British India Society
Link:http://www.fibis.org/
Description:Families in British India Society
Extra Info:FIbiWiki Includes East India Company's armies and their arrival from Britain, including the ships they travelled on, medal rolls, muster lists.medal rolls for the Indian Mutiny and more.
Classification:Navy, World War II, Other
Title:Global Shark Attack File
Link:http://www.sharkattackfile.net/
Description:Global Shark Attack File
Extra Info:List of shark attacks worldwide, fatal and non fatal, at least one Wren mentioned from an attack in WW2.
Classification:World War I, World War II
Title:HHA BMD COM Certificates, Wills, Photos and other vital documents
Link:http://hha-bmd.com/
Description:Online Certificates, Wills, Photos and other vital documents
Extra Info: A website which allows you to upload to the site copies of documents and files which you own, and could be useful to other family historians
Classification:Army, Other
Title:Immigrant Ships to New Zealand 1835-1910
Link:http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~...
Description:Immigrant Ships to New Zealand 1835-1910
Extra Info:Includes details on the New Zealand Fencibles, retired British and Irish soldiers who travelled to New Zealand to protect the early settlers, between 1847-52.
Classification:Boer Wars, Hospitals / Nursing
Title:Imperial Yeomanry Hospitals in South Africa
Link:https://archive.org/details/imperialyeomanr00howeg...
Description:Imperial Yeomanry Hospitals in South Africa 1900-1902 Vol 2
Extra Info:Online book. Account of the Imperial Yeomanry Field Hospital and Bearer Company in South Africa. Includes a list of personnel and their service.
Classification:Boer Wars, Hospitals / Nursing
Title:Imperial Yeomanry Hospitals in South Africa
Link:https://archive.org/details/imperialyeomanr01howeg...
Description:Imperial Yeomanry Hospitals in South Africa 1900-1902 Vol 1
Extra Info:Online book. Account of the Imperial Yeomanry Hospitals. Mainly reports, but does include lists of personnel, and more.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War II, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts
Title:Indian Cemeteries
Link:http://www.indian-cemeteries.org/
Description:Indian Cemeteries
Extra Info:Preserving the memory of historic cemeteries in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Burma. Regiment, surname and campaign index.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, Prisoners of War, Medals / Awards
Title:Institute of Chartered Accountants
Link:http://www.icaew.com/en/library/historical-resourc...
Description:Institute of Chartered Accountants
Extra Info:An index to WWI, including roll of honour, those mentioned in despatches and those awarded medals.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, World War II
Title:LUCY and LUCEY Genealogy
Link:http://www.ozlists.com/allluceys/
Description:LUCY and LUCEY Genealogy
Extra Info:Lists all the LUCY and LUCEY who fell during the first and second world wars.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, Army, Marines, World War II, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Ships
Title:Malta Family History
Link:http://website.lineone.net/~stephaniebidmead/
Description:Malta Family History
Extra Info:British men and women in Malta, including details of the military cemeteries and the army chapel school. Also has an index of men of the British Fleet in Malta in 1881.
Classification:Army, Ships
Title:Mariners and Ships in Australian Waters
Link:http://marinersandships.com.au/
Description:Mariners and Ships in Australian Waters
Extra Info:Includes some members of the UK armed forces travelling on passenger ships, type HMS to search and it brings up the ship they were assigned to.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Napoleonic Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts
Title:Maritime Memorials
Link:http://memorials.rmg.co.uk/
Description:Maritime Memorials
Extra Info:The National Maritime Museum memorial index includes records of monuments commemorating British people with maritime related work or careers and the victims of disaster at sea.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War I, World War II, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Ships, Information
Title:Maritime Quest
Link:http://www.maritimequest.com/
Description:Maritime Quest
Extra Info:A quest for the photographic history of the world's ships. Also includes many war memorials including the British cemetery in Buenos Aries.
Classification:World War II
Title:Melbourne Star - Blue Star Line
Link:http://www.melbournestar.co.uk/
Description:Melbourne Star - Blue Star Line
Extra Info:Includes details of the Malta convoys, operation pedestal. List Navy and Merchant vessels involved,
Classification:Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Memoirs of Sarah Speedy
Link:http://www.speedy.co.nz/recollections/
Description:Memoirs of Sarah Speedy
Extra Info:Born near Waterloo into a British army officer's family, the authoress accompanied her parents and later her husband on military tours of duty to India and beyond. This is her story of her travels and family life.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Army, World War I, World War II, Napoleonic Wars, Service Records, Hospitals / Nursing, Medals / Awards, Other
Title:National Archives - Online Army Records and Indexes
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-...
Description:National Archives - Online Army Records and Indexes
Extra Info:Includes army campaign medals from WWI, service records for Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, prisoners of war reports and interviews and much more.
Classification:World War II
Title:National Archives - Online Merchant Navy Indexes and Records
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-...
Description:National Archives - Online Merchant Navy Indexes and Records
Extra Info:Online Merchant Navy indexes and records.
Classification:Navy, Marines, World War I, World War II, Service Records, Ships, Medals / Awards, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:National Archives - Online Navy Records and Indexes
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-...
Description:National Archives - Online Navy Records and Indexes
Extra Info:Includes navy and marine service records, medals awarded and much more.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War I, World War II, Service Records, Medals / Awards
Title:National Archives - Online RAF Records and Indexes
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-...
Description:National Archives - Online RAF Records and Indexes
Extra Info:Includes RAF service records, air combat reports, medal index cards and much more.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Army, World War I, World War II, Napoleonic Wars, Service Records, Hospitals / Nursing, Medals / Awards, Information, Other
Title:National Archives - Online Records and Indexes
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/our-onl...
Description:National Archives - Online Records and Indexes (UK)
Extra Info:Includes army, navy, air force, marines, merchant seamen and more. Many detailed records require payment.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Other
Title:National Archives - Selected Cabinet Papers
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/cabinetpapers/
Description:National Archives - Selected Cabinet Papers 1915-1979
Extra Info:Collection of cabinet papers, covering topics such as Ireland's independence, world war one, the cold war, marriage allowances in the Navy and much more.
Classification:World War I, Medals / Awards
Title:National Archives - WWI British Army Medal Index
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-...
Description:National Archives - WWI British Army Medal Index 1914-1920
Extra Info:Record medals that men and women who served in the First World War were entitled to claim. Scroll down for free search, but pay to view medal cards.
Classification:World War I, Medals / Awards
Title:National Archives - WWI Merchant Seamen's Medals
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-...
Description:National Archives - WWI Merchant Seamen's Medals
Extra Info:Campaign medals issues to merchant seamen in world war one. Free to search, but pay to view medal cards.
Classification:World War I, Medals / Awards
Title:National Archives - WWII Merchant Seamen's Medals
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-...
Description:National Archives - WWII Merchant Seamen's Medals
Extra Info:Campaign medals issues to merchant seamen in world war two. Free to search, but pay to view medal cards.
Classification:Navy, Army, Marines, Other
Title:New Zealand Fencible Society
Link:http://www.nzfenciblesociety.org.nz/
Description:New Zealand Fencibles - From Britain and Ireland 1847-1852
Extra Info:The Royal New Zealand Fencible corps, retired soldiers from Britain and Ireland, who enlisted to protection of the early settlers of Auckland. Includes names and regiments they were from.
Classification:Muster / Militia Rolls
Title:Newfoundland Grand Banks Genealogy
Link:http://ngb.chebucto.org/
Description:Newfoundland Grand Banks Genealogy
Extra Info:1770 Muster Roll for Dartmouth (under passenger lists).
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War I, World War II, Aircraft, Ships, Newspapers
Title:Newspapers Online via Google
Link:http://news.google.com/newspapers
Description:Newspapers Online via Google
Extra Info:Many newspapers are being put online. Currently there are only a handful from the UK and Ireland, but this is growing. Many newspapers from USA and Canada that mention British ships and British events.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Prisoners of War, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Information, Other
Title:Open Library
Link:http://openlibrary.org/
Description:Open Library - Scanned Books Online
Extra Info:Use the search facility and select e books only. Can also search within book text easily. Includes many books about all aspects of British Military History. Includes lots of accounts of voyagers of exploration by naval ships.
Classification:Navy, Army, World War I, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Pictures / Photographs, Ships, Newspapers
Title:Papers Past
Link:http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspas...
Description:Papers Past 1839-1932
Extra Info:Extracts from New Zealand newspapers.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Pictures / Photographs, Newspapers
Title:People's Network
Link:http://www.peoplesnetwork.gov.uk/discover/simple
Description:People's Network
Extra Info:Items from a range of libraries, museums and archives including images and audio. Includes photographs of war memorials, reminiscences of war and more.
Classification:Information
Title:Project Gutenberg
Link:http://www.gutenberg.org/
Description:Project Gutenberg - Free to Read Books
Extra Info:Online books, free to read.
Classification:Pictures / Photographs
Title:RAF Photo Museum
Link:http://www.rafmuseumphotos.com/
Description:RAF Photo Museum
Classification:World War I, Hospitals / Nursing
Title:Red Cross Volunteers of the First World War
Link:http://www.redcross.org.uk/About-us/Who-we-are/His...
Description:Red Cross Volunteers of the First World War
Extra Info:Over 90,000 people volunteered for the British Red Cross at home and overseas during the war. More names still to add.
Classification:Army, Information, Other
Title:Royal Logistic Corps Digital Library
Link:http://www.rlcarchive.org/
Description:The RLC Digital Library is a searchable archive containing digital images of a number of documents and books held in the Corps Library and also in the Museum.
Extra Info:Subscription / Pay-per-view site.
Classification:World War I, World War II, Hospitals / Nursing, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Scarlet Finders - British Military Nurses
Link:http://www.scarletfinders.co.uk/index.html
Description:Scarlet Finders - British Military Nurses
Extra Info:Includes the war diary of the Matron-in-Chief, British Expeditionary Force for 1914-1919. Also list of British general hospitals in WWII and nursing rolls from WWII.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Prisoners of War, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Ships, Other Transport, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Science and Society Picture Library
Link:http://www.scienceandsociety.co.uk/
Description:Science and Society Picture Library
Extra Info:Over 50,000 images including many images of war, poster campaigns, letters from the wars and more.
Classification:Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts
Title:Scotland Data from Ancestry
Link:Scotland Data from Ancestry
Description:Scotland Data Collection from Ancestry
Extra Info:Includes The French and Indian War from Scottish Sources.
Classification:Army, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts
Title:Scottish Soldiers in Colonial America, Part I
Link:Scottish Soldiers in Colonial America, Part I
Description:Scottish Soldiers in Colonial America, Part I
Classification:Army, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts
Title:Scottish Soldiers in Colonial America, Part II
Link:Scottish Soldiers in Colonial America, Part II
Description:Scottish Soldiers in Colonial America, Part II
Classification:Army, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts
Title:Scottish Soldiers in Colonial America, Part III
Link:Scottish Soldiers in Colonial America, Part III
Description:Scottish Soldiers in Colonial America, Part III
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Napoleonic Wars, Officers' Records, Service Records, Muster / Militia Rolls, Medals / Awards, Information
Title:Search UK Military Records 1656-2005
Link:Search UK Military Records 1656-2005
Description:Search UK Military Records 1656-2005
Classification:Army, Ships
Title:South African Genealogy
Link:http://www.sagenealogy.co.za/
Description:South African Genealogy
Extra Info:Includes details of the sinking of the convict ship Waterloo at Table Bay in 1842 and lists the members of the 99th Regiment of Foot who were aboard.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Army, World War I
Title:St. Mary's Church, North India, Pune Diocese
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20140107041751/http://s...
Description:St. Mary's Church, North India, Pune Diocese
Extra Info:Archived copy of the site, may be slow to load. Click on About and Archives for details of graves of some British servicemen.
Classification:Other
Title:The Army Children Archive
Link:http://www.archhistory.co.uk/
Description:The Army Children Archive
Extra Info:Information about what it was like to be an army child, includes sections on schooling, healthcare and hospitals.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War I, World War II, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Muster / Militia Rolls, Information
Title:The Genealogist's Military Records
Link:The Genealogist's Military Records
Description:The Genealogist's Military Records
Extra Info:They currently have 92 Army Lists available ranging from 1661 to 1940 and 28 Navy Lists ranging from 1689 to 1944. Army Lists can contain rank and regiment of officers, details of those stationed abroad and recipients of the Victoria Cross.
Classification:Pictures / Photographs
Title:The Humphrey Winterton Collection of East African Photographs
Link:http://winterton.library.northwestern.edu/
Description:The Humphrey Winterton Collection of East African Photographs 1860-1960
Extra Info:A collection of about 7,610 photographs, depicting life, primarily in East Africa, between about 1860 and 1960. Includes some military photographs.
Classification:Navy, Officers' Records, Service Records
Title:The National Archives Records - Seamen's wills
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-...
Description:Wills of Royal Naval Seamen (1786 - 1882)
Extra Info:Search and download the wills of around 35,000 men who joined the Royal Navy between 1786 and 1882
Classification:World War I, Prisoners of War
Title:The Prisoners of the Ruhleben Civilian Internment Camp 1914-1918
Link:http://ruhleben.tripod.com/
Description:The Prisoners of the Ruhleben Civilian Internment Camp 1914-1918
Extra Info:The site aims to try and tell the stories of as many of those civilians as possible
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Ships, Other Transport
Title:The Roll of Honour
Link:http://www.roll-of-honour.com/
Description:The Roll of Honour - Lest We Forget
Extra Info:As well as the main rolls of honour the site includes an overview of the Somme, information about tanks and submarines in WWI and much more.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War II, Prisoners of War
Title:The Story of the Taiwan POW Camps and the Men who were Interred in Them
Link:http://www.powtaiwan.org/
Description:The Story of the Taiwan POW Camps and the Men who were Interred in Them
Extra Info:The site contains descriptions of the former camps, as well as an honour roll of the prisoners of war.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Pictures / Photographs, Ships, Newspapers
Title:TROVE - Historic Australian Newspapers, Photographs and More
Link:http://trove.nla.gov.au/
Description:TROVE - Historic Australian Newspapers, Photographs and More
Extra Info:Fully searchable, many articles and notes about naval ships.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts
Title:UK National Inventory of War Memorials
Link:http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/search?utm_source=...
Extra Info:This site does not list every person mentioned on the memorials, however it does list individual memorials with details and sometimes photographs.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, World War II
Title:University of Glasgow Story
Link:http://www.universitystory.gla.ac.uk/
Description:University of Glasgow Story
Extra Info:Includes all members of the university community who served in WWI, those who served and fell in WWII, many with biographies and more.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, World War II
Title:War Memorials Online
Link:http://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/
Description:War Memorials Online - Recording, Conserving and Remembering our war memorials
Extra Info:War Memorials Online is an unprecedented opportunity for the public to upload images of war memorials and log concerns for the conservation of these important community and historical sources for future generations.
Classification:Prisoners of War, Ships, Other
Title:War of 1812 - Privateers and Letters of Marque
Link:http://www.1812privateers.org
Description:War of 1812 - Privateers and Letters of Marque
Extra Info:Also has British prisoners held by the United States due to the war of 1812.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour
Title:Waymarking - Interesting Locations
Link:http://www.waymarking.com/
Description:Waymarking - Interesting Locations
Extra Info:Pictures of all types of interesting places and features including memorials, easy to search.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:British army museums and records at Army Museums Ogilby Trust
Link:http://www.armymuseums.org.uk
Description:Comprehensive list of army museums, including museums without web sites.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Prisoners of War, Discharge / Pension Records, Officers' Records, Service Records, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Ships, Other Transport, Hospitals / Nursing, Academy / Training / Cadets, Muster / Militia Rolls, Medals / Awards, Uniforms / Badges, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Newspapers, Maps, Information, Other
Title:Wikipedia - the free encyclopedia
Link:http://en.wikipedia.org/
Description:Wikipedia - the free encyclopedia
Extra Info:Comprehensive general reference for most military topics. Use its search box to find your areas of interest.

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