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Royal Marines

The Royal Marine Corps is the marine corps and amphibious infantry of the United Kingdom, and forms part of the Naval Service along with the Royal Navy and associated organisations.

Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Napoleonic Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Prisoners of War, Discharge / Pension Records, Hospitals / Nursing
Title:Genes Reunited
Link:Genes Reunited
Description:Genes Reunited' Military Records
Extra Info:Includes prisoners of war, medal rolls, some service records and more.
Classification:Marines, World War I, World War II, Medals / Awards, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:A salute to the modern-day commando
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20110307015959/http://w...
Description:A salute to the modern-day commando
Extra Info:An archived copy of a site that is no longer working. Some information is missing though, but much is still available to view.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, Napoleonic Wars, Discharge / Pension Records, Service Records, Medals / Awards
Title:BREW One Name Study
Link:http://brew.clients.ch/BrewONS.htm
Description:BREW One Name Study
Extra Info:Look under databases for details of BREW's with a military connection.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Uniforms / Badges, Information
Title:British and Commonwealth Military Badge Forum
Link:http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/
Description:British and Commonwealth Military Badge Forum and Photographs
Extra Info:This is a forum site to help with identification of, or questions about military badges. There are also good clear pictures of badges that may help in your research. Also look under badges awaiting categorisation. Register for free to use the forum.
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:Army, Marines
Title:British Regimental Drum Colours in North America 1755-1783
Link:http://www.fifedrum.org/crfd/drums.htm
Description:British Regimental Drum Colours in North America 1755-1783
Extra Info:Details of the British regimental drum colours by regiment.
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, Marines
Title:Deal Memorial Bandstand Trust
Link:http://www.dealbandstand.org/
Description:Deal Memorial Bandstand Trust
Extra Info:A memorial to the 11 musicians killed when the Royal Marines Barracks was bombed on 22nd September 1989.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Marines, World War I
Title:East Kent Local History
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20080509183643/http://w...
Description:East Kent Local History
Extra Info:An archived copy of the site - most information still seems to be accessible. Includes information about Deal and the Royal Marines, including the memorial bandstand.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, Information
Title:Flags of the World
Link:http://flagspot.net/flags/index.html
Description:Flags of the World
Extra Info:Click on UK, England, Ireland, Isle of Man, Scotland, Wales, Jersey, Guernsey for district/county flags, ensigns, flags of the armed services and more.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, Marines, Aircraft, Ships
Title:Fleet Air Arm (FAA) Archive Index of British Naval Aviation
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20130404115525/http://w...
Description:Fleet Air Arm (FAA) Archive Index of British Naval Aviation
Extra Info:An archived copy of the site. Most information sis available, however the search facility may not work.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Discharge / Pension Records, Muster / Militia Rolls, Medals / Awards
Title:GANDER / GANDAR One Name Study
Link:http://www.gander-name.info/
Description:GANDER / GANDAR One Name Study
Extra Info:Includes many details of military records and often more details than just the name and rank.
Classification:Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, Service Records, Information
Title:Great Britain, Royal Naval Division Casualties of The Great War, 1914-1924
Link:Great Britain, Royal Naval Division Casualties of The Great War, 1914-1924
Description:Great Britain, Royal Naval Division Casualties of The Great War, 1914-1924
Extra Info:Includes navy, marine and army deaths.
Classification:Marines
Title:Green Beret (RM Commando) Association
Link:http://www.greenberetassociation.org.uk/
Description:Green Beret Association and History
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, Newspapers
Title:Guardian Newspaper
Link:http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/31/-sp-h...
Description:Guardian Newspaper - How it Covered the Last Century
Extra Info:The newspaper articles cover the period 1899-1999.
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, Aircraft, Ships, Other Transport, Information
Title:Hansard 1803-2005
Link:http://hansard.millbanksystems.com/
Description:Hansard 1803-2005 - The Official Reports of Debate in Parliament
Extra Info:Information on the site is generated from the publicly available files. Material on this site remains under Parliamentary Copyright. Within these copyright constraints, you are encouraged to use and to explore the information provided.
Classification:Army, Marines
Title:Hart's Annual Army List 1865
Link:https://archive.org/details/hartsannualarmy19hartg...
Description:Hart's Annual Army List 1865
Extra Info:Online book. Includes dates of commissions, statement of war service and wounds of nearly every officer in the army, ordnance, marines and Indian staff corps. Names index at end.
Classification:Navy, Marines, Napoleonic Wars, Ships
Title:Historical Maritime Society
Link:http://www.hms.org.uk/
Description:Historical Maritime Society
Extra Info:A naval re-enactment society for the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Includes detailed histories of Nelson and the Napoleonic wars, with information about the duties of crew aboard ship.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, Marines, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Ships
Title:HMS Dunedin
Link:http://www.hmsdunedin.co.uk/
Description:HMS Dunedin
Extra Info:Includes a ship's history, photographs, casulties and survivors of the sinking in 1941.
Classification:Navy, Marines, World War I, World War II, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Ships
Title:HMS Fearless
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20140517190452/http://h...
Description:HMS Fearless - Amphibious Assault Ship
Extra Info:An archived copy of a site that is not working at the moment. May be slow to load, but most information seems to be available. Includes details of other Navy ships to carry the name Fearless.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Newspapers, Information
Title:Internet Archive
Link:http://archive.org/
Description:Internet Archive
Extra Info:Has many scanned books and texts. Click on texts and then search the archive. Note Crimea and Crimean give different results.
Classification:Navy, Army, Marines, Newspapers
Title:Ireland's Old Newspaper Extracts
Link:http://www.irelandoldnews.com/
Description:Ireland's Old Newspaper Extracts - Selected News from Around Ireland
Extra Info:Includes general lists of casualties of war as well as details of some promotions. Some newspaper transcripts from as far back as the 1700's.
Classification:Navy, Marines, Napoleonic Wars, Discharge / Pension Records, Officers' Records, Ships, Muster / Militia Rolls
Title:Late 18th, 19th and early 20th Century Naval and Naval Social History
Link:http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~...
Description:Late 18th, 19th and early 20th Century Naval and Naval Social History
Extra Info:Includes names of marine officers 1787, index of officers and ships from 1790, pensioned officers 1790, index of ships and much more.
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:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Ships
Title:Memorials and Monuments in Portsmouth
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20150227190959/http://w...
Description:Memorials and Monuments in Portsmouth
Extra Info:An archived copy of the site. Most information still seems to be available. May take a few moments to load. Also includes an index of ships.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts
Title:Military History Encyclopedia on the Web
Link:http://www.historyofwar.org/index.html
Description:Military History Encyclopedia on the Web
Extra Info:Almost 3,500 articles and much more information.
Classification:Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, Discharge / Pension Records, Ships, Medals / Awards
Title:National Archives - Digital Microfilms Online
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-...
Description:National Archives - Digital Microfilms Online
Extra Info:Please read the instructions and information before downloading. Includes Royal Navy ships' muster lists, index to Navy wills, medal rolls, army lists and more.
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, 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:Army, Marines, Medals / Awards
Title:New Annual Army List 1840 (Harts)
Link:http://archive.org/details/newannualarmylis1840lon...
Description:New Annual Army List 1840 (Harts)
Extra Info:Online book. List officers of all regiments, head office with details of commission dates and more. Includes retired officers. Other years are online, use the search feature to find them.
Classification:Army, Marines
Title:New Annual Army List 1901 (Harts)
Link:https://archive.org/details/newannualarmylis1901lo...
Description:New Annual Army List 1901 (Harts)
Extra Info:Online book. Includes dates of commissions, statement of war service and wounds of nearly every officer in the army, ordnance, marines and Indian staff corps. Names index towards the end.
Classification:Army, Marines
Title:New Annual Army List March 1918
Link:https://archive.org/details/armylistapr1918grea
Description:New Annual Army List March 1918
Extra Info:Online book. Includes dates of commissions, statement of war service and more.
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:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II
Title:Normanby in Ryedale Village Records
Link:http://www.normanby.info/
Description:Normanby in Ryedale Village Records
Extra Info:Includes a record of many residents who fought in the armed services.
Classification:Marines, World War I, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Information
Title:Once A Marine
Link:http://www.onceamarinealwaysamarine.co.uk/
Description:Once A Marine, Always a Marine
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:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Army, Marines
Title:Palace Barracks Memorial
Link:http://www.palacebarracksmemorialgarden.co.uk/
Description:Palace Barracks Memorial
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Army, Marines, Pictures / Photographs, Maps
Title:Pembroke Dock Community Project
Link:http://www.pembroke-dock.co.uk/
Description:Pembroke Dock Community Project
Extra Info:Click on history. Includes details of those in the military cemetery, details of regiments in Pembroke Dock 1847 to 1967, and those based at Llanion Barracks.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Prisoners of War, Pictures / Photographs, Information
Title:Photographs from Life Magazine
Link:http://time.com/photography/life/
Description:Photographs from Life Magazine
Extra Info:All sorts of images from 1860's to 1970's. Use the search box or browse round the site.
Classification:Marines, World War I, Discharge / Pension Records
Title:RAMSDALE Family Register
Link:http://www.ramsdale.org/
Description:RAMSDALE Family Register
Extra Info:Includes roll of honour and lists of soldiers in medieval England for Ramsdale and variants.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War II, Uniforms / Badges
Title:Rank and Badges in the Army, Navy, R.A.F. and Auxiliaries (1943)
Link:https://archive.org/details/1943RankAndBadgesInThe...
Description:Rank and Badges in the Army, Navy, R.A.F. and Auxiliaries (1943)
Extra Info:Online book. A full colour guide to the badges worn by the British Forces. Published 1943. Includes HM Coastguard, the ATS and more.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I
Title:Regimental Roll of Honour of the Artists' Rifles (London Regiment)
Link:https://archive.org/details/regimentalrollof00high...
Description:Regimental Roll of Honour and War Record of the Artists' Rifles (London Regiment T.F.)
Extra Info:Online book. Includes a calendar of regimental numbers, a history of the regiment, awards and honours, all those mentioned in despatches, commissions, roll of honour. Those in the Artists' Rifles who moved onto other units and regiments, by regiment.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, Museums
Title:Reserve Forces in Greater London
Link:http://www.glrfca.org/
Description:Reserve Forces in Greater London
Extra Info:Includes the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, Territorial Army, Royal Auxiliary Air Force.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Museums, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Information
Title:Royal Gunpowder Mills
Link:http://www.royalgunpowdermills.com/
Description:Royal Gunpowder Mills
Extra Info:Located in Waltham Abbey, Essex.
Classification:Navy, Marines, Museums
Title:Royal Marines Museum
Link:http://www.royalmarinesmuseum.co.uk
Description:Royal Marines Museum
Extra Info:Located in Southsea, Hampshire.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Marines, World War I
Title:Royal Naval Division Records 1914-1919
Link:Royal Naval Division Records 1914-1919 from Find My Past
Description:Royal Naval Division Records 1914-1919
Extra Info:Includes the The Jack Clegg memorial database of Royal Naval Division casualties of the Great War.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, Marines, World War I, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Ships
Title:Royal Naval History - Royal Navy
Link:http://www.royal-navy.org/
Description:Royal Naval History - Royal Navy
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Ships, Newspapers
Title:Scotsman Newspaper
Link:http://archive.scotsman.com/
Description:Scotsman Newspaper, Edinburgh 1817-1950
Extra Info:The Scotsman digital archive. Subscription site.
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, Marines, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Ships
Title:The American Revolution
Link:http://www.revwar75.com/
Description:The American Revolution
Extra Info:Includes details of the Crown's Army with their dates of service, the land and sea battles and more.
Classification:Army, Marines, Crimean War
Title:The Campaign in the Crimea : An Historical Sketch
Link:http://archive.org/details/campaignincrimea00braci...
Description:The Campaign in the Crimea : An Historical Sketch, George Brackenbury
Extra Info:Online book, includes drawings by William Simpson.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Prisoners of War, Service Records, Muster / Militia Rolls, Medals / Awards, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:The National Archives Online Collections
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/
Description:The National Archives - Collection of Digitised Public Records
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Army, Marines, World War II, Prisoners of War, Pictures / Photographs, Medals / Awards, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:The Pegasus Archive
Link:http://www.pegasusarchive.org/
Description:British Airbourne Forces 1940-45 Section and Prisoner of War Section
Extra Info:Includes the origins of the British army paratrooper, with war diaries, unit histories, citations, biographies and more. Also a separate section on Prisoner of War camps, stories, locations and more.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines
Title:The Queen's Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard
Link:http://yeomenoftheguard.com/
Description:Yeoman of the Queen's Body Guard
Extra Info:Includes lists of previous officers and yeomen, some biographies, details about their role and the history of the Yeomen of the Guard.
Classification:Marines, Museums
Title:The Royal Marines Museum, Eastney
Link:http://www.portsmouth-guide.co.uk/local/rmmuseum.h...
Description:The Royal Marines Museum, Eastney
Extra Info:Located at Eastney.
Classification:Marines, Uniforms / Badges, Information
Title:The Royal Marines, a Brief History
Link:https://manthecapstan.wordpress.com/2008/09/01/the...
Description:The Royal Marines, a Brief History with an Emphasis on the Uniforms.
Classification:Navy, Marines, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Maps
Title:The Short Life and Assumed Death of Jack Clegg
Link:http://www.jackclegg.com/
Description:Barnsley's Royal Marines WW1
Extra Info:Includes the Plymouth Marines at the Dardanelles and Barnsley men who served with various branches of the Marines.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Ships, Other Transport
Title:Through Their Eyes - Military Photo Archive
Link:http://www.throughtheireyes2.co.uk/
Description:Through Their Eyes - Military Photo Archive
Extra Info:Wartime images taken by the servicemen who were there. Browse through the albums - or look through the site map to find areas of interest. Search box at bottom of page. A sales site but some photos on line to view.
Classification:Marines, Academy / Training / Cadets, Uniforms / Badges
Title:TS Fearless - 901 Troop Marine Cadets
Link:http://www.ts-fearless.org.uk/
Description:TS Fearless - 901 Troop Marine Cadets
Extra Info:Downloads page has useful information.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, Service Records, Medals / Awards, Information
Title:Veterans-UK
Link:https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/vetera...
Description:Veterans-UK - The New Name For Services To Veterans
Extra Info:Part of the main government site. Includes details of helplines and how to enquire about Service Records, Medals and more.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Marines, World War I, World War II
Title:Walmer Web - The Community Website for Walmer
Link:http://www.walmerweb.co.uk/
Description:Walmer Web - The Community Website for Walmer
Extra Info:Includes details and histories of the barracks, now housing developments, and the WWI aerodrome.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II
Title:Whitewell Local History
Link:http://www.wlhg.co.uk/
Description:Whitewell Local History
Extra Info:Look under other documents.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, Pictures / Photographs, Medals / Awards, Uniforms / Badges, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Information
Title:World War I Document Archive
Link:http://gwpda.org/
Description:Archive of Documents and Photographs from World War One
Extra Info:Also contains a WWI Biographical Dictionary, hundreds of documents, photographs, diaries, timelines and much more.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Ships, Hospitals / Nursing
Title:World War One - Photographs and Pictures
Link:http://www.ww1photos.com/
Description:World War One - Photographs and Pictures
Extra Info:Includes postcards of WWI, many photographs of the trenches, a special gallery of Gallipoli photographs, animals in war and more. Many free photos, others may be purchased.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Information
Title:WWII 'United News' Newsreels, 1942-1946
Link:WWII 'United News' Newsreels, 1942-1946
Description:WWII 'United News' Newsreels, 1942-1946
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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