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World War 2 - 1939-1945. As this is such a large topic there are hundreds of websites listed here. To narrow down your search we recommend that you use the Keyword page.

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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:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Other Transport
Title:Airfields and Aviation Memorials
Link:http://www.ukairfields.org.uk/
Description:Airfields and Aviation Memorials
Extra Info:As well as the memorials has details about the airfields
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:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Army, World War II
Title:Army Roll of Honour 1939-1945
Link:Army Roll of Honour 1939-1945 from Find My Past
Description:Army Roll of Honour 1939-1945
Extra Info:The source is the Army Roll of Honour 1939-1945, an original document held under shelf reference WO304 at The National Archives.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War II, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Battle of Britain History
Link:https://cms.raf.mod.uk/rafpublished/history/index....
Description:Battle of Britain History
Extra Info:Includes a roll of honour and more.
Classification:World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Maps, Information
Title:British History Online
Link:http://www.british-history.ac.uk/
Description:British History Online
Extra Info:A variety of records and documents relating to the medieval and modern history of the British Isles.
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, World War I, World War II, Medals / Awards
Title:CLUETT / CLEWETT Records and One Name Study
Link:http://www.cluett.org.uk/
Description:CLUETT / CLEWETT Records and One Name Study
Extra Info:Part way down the home page is the Search link.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Napoleonic Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Prisoners of War, Discharge / Pension Records, Service Records, Muster / Militia Rolls
Title:DIBDEN One Name Study
Link:http://www.angelfire.com/ar3/dibden_onename/
Description:DIBDEN One Name Study, Including Variants
Extra Info:Many military references to the DIBDEN name.
Classification:Army, World War I, World War II
Title:Find My Past's The Military Collection
Link:Find My Past's Military, armed forces & conflict
Description:Find My Past's The Military Collection
Extra Info:An extensive military collection to help you to locate your ancestors who served in World War One and World War Two.
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:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War
Title:Geograph Britain and Ireland
Link:http://www.geograph.org.uk/
Description:Geograph Britain and Ireland
Extra Info:The project aims to collect geographically representative photographs and information for every square kilometre of Great Britain and Ireland. Use the search to find 'war memorials' for your area.
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: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:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, World War II, Medals / Awards
Title:JOSLIN Family Research
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20160305230555/http://j...
Description:JOSLIN Family Research
Extra Info:An archived copy of the site. FREE exchange of Joslin Family History World-Wide.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, World War II
Title:KITNEY and KIDNEY Family Genealogy
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20140527190335/http://k...
Description:KITNEY and KIDNEY Family Genealogy
Extra Info:An archived copy of the site. Most information is still available to view. Includes KITNEY's who were killed in action.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, World War II
Title:Llanishen Local History
Link:http://www.llanishenhistory.btck.co.uk/
Description:Llanishen Local History
Extra Info:Includes names, regiments, dates and ages.
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: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:World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Pictures / Photographs, Uniforms / Badges, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Information
Title:Military Badges and Military Images
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20110721011946/http://w...
Description:Military Badges and Military Images
Extra Info:An archived copy of the site which is no longer available. May take a little while to load. May not work correctly in all browsers. Also photographs and a diary of Signaller L. D. Richards,Leicestershire Regiment in WWI.
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: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: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:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, World War II
Title:Online Genealogical Resources for South Wales
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20100513030433/http://w...
Description:Online Genealogical Resources for South Wales
Extra Info:An archived copy of the site. Most information still seems to be available, but may be slow to load. Site Map seems to be the vest way of accessing the data. Includes several war memorials.
Classification:World War I, World War II, Newspapers
Title:Online Historical Newspapers
Link:http://www.ukpressonline.co.uk/ukpressonline/
Description:Online Historical Newspapers
Extra Info:Includes the Daily Mirror and Daily Express from the early 1900's. Subscription site.
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, 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:World War I, World War II, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts
Title:POWDITCH Family History
Link:http://www.powditch.plus.com/
Description:POWDITCH Family History
Extra Info:Includes military details for many POWDITCH's.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Ships, Hospitals / Nursing
Title:Rhondda Cynon Taf Library - Digital Archive
Link:http://archive.rhondda-cynon-taf.gov.uk/treorchy/i...
Description:Rhondda Cynon Taf Library - Digital Archive
Extra Info:Includes photographs of some war memorials, soldiers, ambulance trains and much more.
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: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, World War I, World War II
Title:St Dyfrig's Catholic Church, Treforest, Glamorgan
Link:http://www.pontypriddrcdeanery.org.uk/churches/tre...
Description:St Dyfrig's Catholic Church, Treforest, Glamorgan
Extra Info:Click on Registers & Archives for a list of those names on the war memorials.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, World War II
Title:STRANGE, STRAINGE and Variants One Name Study
Link:http://www.yourtotalevent.com/people/idxpepl.htm
Description:STRANGE and STRAINGE Family History
Extra Info:Look under miscellany for those who fell in battle.
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:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War I, World War II, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:The Pilots of 41 Squadron RAF 1939-1945
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20121029171436/http://b...
Description:The Pilots of 41 Squadron RAF 1939-1945
Extra Info:Includes selected combat reports, flying log book entries, details of the aircraft and more. This is an archived copy of the website. Most features appear to work. There may be some delay in loading.
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: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, Medals / Awards
Title:University of Glasgow - Roll of Honour
Link:http://www.universitystory.gla.ac.uk/ww1-intro/
Description:University of Glasgow - Roll of Honour
Extra Info:Includes details of the medals and awards that individuals received for their service in WWI. Also has details about the university and its preparations for WWII.
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, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Medals / Awards
Title:Victoria Cross Holders
Link:http://www.victoriacross.org.uk/
Description:Victoria Cross Holders
Extra Info:Includes grave locations for Victoria Cross holders.
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:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Army, World War II
Title:Wartime Memories Project - World War Two
Link:http://www.wartimememories.co.uk/main.html
Description:Wartime Memories Project - World War Two
Extra Info:The aim of this website is to share stories, photographs and documents relating to the World War Two. Including location of regiments and battalions, names of those serving and more. More information being added frequently.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Army, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Discharge / Pension Records, Muster / Militia Rolls, Medals / Awards
Title:WELLBELOVE Genealogy and One Name Study
Link:http://www.wellbelove.org/
Description:WELLBELOVE Genealogy and One Name Study
Extra Info:Includes WELLBELOVE's who gave their lives in WWI and WWII.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, World War II
Title:WESTAWAY One Name Study
Link:http://westawayfamily.co.uk/
Description:WESTAWAY One Name Study
Extra Info:Includes nationality, regiments and family details for the WESTAWAY heroes.
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, World War I, World War II, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts
Title:YEO Society and One Name Study
Link:http://www.yeosociety.com/
Description:YEO Society and One Name Study
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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