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The Royal Navy is the principal naval warfare service branch of the British Armed Forces. It can trace its roots back to the 16th century, so it is the oldest service branch and is known as the Senior Service.

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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:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War I, Pictures / Photographs, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Newspapers
Title:A Multimedia History of World War One
Link:http://www.firstworldwar.com/
Description:A Multimedia History of World War One
Extra Info:A site with much information about WWI, details and dates of each battles, source documents, photographs, diaries and much more.
Classification:Navy, Napoleonic Wars, Officers' Records, Ships, Other
Title:Age of Nelson
Link:http://www.ageofnelson.org/
Description:Age of Nelson
Extra Info:Royal Navy officers who fought in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars 1793-1815, the seamen and marines who fought at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805 and ships of the old navy.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, World War I
Title:Ardleigh's Past - The History of an Essex Village
Link:http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~...
Description:Ardleigh's Past - The History of an Essex Village
Extra Info:Look under occupations for a list of militia, military men and navy.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War I, Service Records, Medals / Awards
Title:BEGENT Genealogy
Link:http://www.begent.org/begent.htm
Description:BEGENT Genealogy
Extra Info:Includes WWI information for many BEGENT's.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War I, World War II, Medals / Awards, Newspapers
Title:Black Sheep Index
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20100722053825/http://w...
Description:Black Sheep Index - Archived Copy
Extra Info:May take a few moments to load. The black sheep index is no longer live, however this is a link to an archived copy. Note that some of the files are not available. So Do Not send money or requests for more information.
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:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Pictures / Photographs, Ships, Other Transport, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Britain's Small Wars
Link:http://www.britainssmallwars.co.uk/
Description:Britain's Small Wars - Forgotten Wars
Extra Info:Details of many of Britain's 'forgotten' conflicts, with details of memorials and stories.
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:Navy, Information
Title:British Naval Biographical Dictionary, 1849
Link:British Naval Biographical Dictionary, 1849
Description:British Naval Biographical Dictionary, 1849
Extra Info:Also includes appointments to ships.
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:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, Army, Boer Wars, Discharge / Pension Records, Service Records, Medals / Awards
Title:CHITTENDEN One Name Study
Link:http://www.chittenden.com.au/
Description:CHITTENDEN One Name Study
Extra Info:Many military CHITTENDEN's mentioned.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, Army, World War I, World War II, Crimean War, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts
Title:Essex Family History
Link:http://www.essex-family-history.co.uk/
Description:Essex Family History
Extra Info:Click on family history index for war memorials. Includes many war memorials, Essex men who fought for the Canadian forces, those from the Essex regiment/44th who served at the Crimea.
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, World War I, World War II, Prisoners of War, Discharge / Pension Records, Service Records, Medals / Awards
Title:FOSKETT One Name Study
Link:http://www.foskett-genealogy.co.uk/
Description:FOSKETT One Name Study
Extra Info:Includes FOSKETT military and naval records.
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, 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: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: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, 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: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:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts
Title:Officers Died Website
Link:http://glosters.tripod.com/index.html
Description:Officers Died Website
Extra Info:Includes many different battles, but includes specific details of the Gloucester Regiment in WWI and WWII.
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
Title:School - Register of Cheltenham College, 1841-1910
Link:https://archive.org/details/b28037674
Description:Register of Cheltenham College, 1841-1910
Extra Info:Online book. Includes mini biographies of the individuals. With army and navy lists towards the end of the book, with regiments.
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: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:Navy, Army, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Muster / Militia Rolls
Title:SERCOMBE, SIRCOMBE, SURCOMBE, or SIRCOM One Name study
Link:http://www.mit.edu/~dfm/genealogy/sercombe.html
Description:A Compilation of SERCOMBE Families
Extra Info:Scroll down to sources of information, includes war deaths, muster roll details, Boer and Crimean war soldiers for SERCOMBE's.
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
Title:Soldiers' Memorials Website
Link:http://www.angelfire.com/mp/memorials/memindz1.htm
Description:Soldiers' Memorials Website
Extra Info:Includes some memorials by conflict and some by regiment.
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: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: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:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, World War I, World War II, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Ships, Medals / Awards
Title:TILBURY Family in the UK
Link:http://freepages.family.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cmt...
Description:TILBURY Family in the UK
Extra Info:Click on Site Map to find a history of british ships called Tilbury including HMS Tilbury. Also has military references to TILBURY's.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:WW2 Combined Operations Website
Link:http://www.combinedops.com/
Description:WW2 Combined Operations Website
Extra Info:The Roll of Honour is dedicated to the memory of all those who died in combat or training while serving the Allied cause under the Combined Operations Command in WW2. Lots of information from ship locations, insigia in use, landing craft tanks and more.
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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