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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, Army, World War I
Title:21st Division 1914-18, A Divisonal History
Link:http://www.21stdivision1914-18.org/
Description:21st Division 1914-18, A Divisonal History
Extra Info:Includes a list of battle honours, commanding officers, details of some of the battles fought, some of the individual soldier's stories 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: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: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: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:Army, World War I, Medals / Awards
Title:British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards
Link:British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920
Description:British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920
Classification:Army, World War I, Discharge / Pension Records
Title:British Army WWI Pension Records
Link:British Army WWI Pension Records 1914-1920
Description:British Army WWI Pension Records 1914-1920
Classification:Army, Service Records
Title:British Army WWI Service Records
Link:British Army WWI Service Records, 1914-1920
Description:British Army WWI Service Records, 1914-1920
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: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:Army
Title:British Regiments at the Front: The Story of Their Battle Honours
Link:http://archive.org/details/britishregiments00hoddu...
Description:British Regiments at the Front: The Story of Their Battle Honours, Published 1914
Extra Info:Online book. Includes regimental nicknames and how they came about, battle honours for many regiments.
Classification:Army, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts
Title:British Regiments in Canada
Link:http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~...
Description:British Regiments in Canada
Extra Info:The site attempts to identify the dates and deployments of various British military units prior to 1870 within Canada and elsewhere in the western hemisphere. Includes some regimental deserters who stayed in the US and Canada.
Classification:Army, Crimean War
Title:Crimean War Research Society
Link:http://cwrs.russianwar.co.uk/
Description:Crimean War Research Society
Extra Info:Honours those that fell in the war, studies the war, from mainstream topics (deaths from disease in the Crimea; the naval confrontation in the Baltic), to little-known aspects of the war (naval actions in the Pacific; possible use of poison gas) and more.
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: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:Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:From Gallipoli to Baghdad - William Ewing MC DD
Link:http://archive.org/details/fromgallipolitob00ewinr...
Description:From Gallipoli to Baghdad - William Ewing MC DD, Chaplain to the Forces, Published 1917
Extra Info:Online book. William Ewing MC DD wrote a day to day account of what was happening and sent this weekly to his congregation back home, some letters were published in newsapapers and journals of the day.
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, Army, World War I, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:JEBBETT/JEBBITT Genealogy
Link:http://www.moonroller.com/jebbitt/
Description:JEBBETT/JEBBITT Genealogy
Extra Info:Includes photograph of the 181st Field Ambulance RAMC taken in 1943 and some details about when they were in Arnhem in 1944.
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: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: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: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: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: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:Army
Title:School - Register of Dover College, Kent 1871-1910
Link:https://archive.org/details/dovercollegereg00dove
Description:Register of Dover College, Kent 1871-1910
Extra Info:Online book. Includes mini biographies of the individuals, also an army list towards the end of the book.
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, Army, World War I
Title:Soldiers who Died in the Great War 1914-1919
Link:Soldiers who Died in the Great War 1914-1919
Description:Soldiers who Died in the Great War 1914-1919
Extra Info:Includes Officers Died.
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, Army, Boer Wars, Pictures / Photographs, Ships, Medals / Awards
Title:The Anglo-Boer Wars
Link:http://www.boer-war.com/
Description:The Anglo-Boer Wars 1880-81 and 1899-1902
Extra Info:Includes a list of troops/regiments sent to South Africa with details of the ships they travelled on, a chronology of the battles of the second boer war, photographs and more.
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:Army, World War I, World War II, Crimean War, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts
Title:The Green Tiger - The Story of the Royal Leicestershire Regiment
Link:https://web.archive.org/web/20140203081513/http://...
Description:The Green Tiger - The Story of the Royal Leicestershire Regiment
Extra Info:An archived copy of the site. Most information still seems to be available. Information about the early days of the regiment, through WWI and WWII to Borneo in the 1960's.
Classification:Army, World War I, Other Transport, Hospitals / Nursing, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Maps
Title:The Long, Long Trail
Link:http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/
Description:The Long, Long Trail - The British Army in th First World War
Extra Info:A site with a wealth of information, including war diaries, commanders despatches, details about the regiments and battalions, trench maps, list of prisoner of war camps and much more information.
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:Army, Museums
Title:The Royal Anglian Regiment Museum
Link:http://www.royalanglianmuseum.org.uk/
Description:The Royal Anglian Regiment Museum
Extra Info:Located in the IWM at Duxford.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Army, World War I
Title:University of London - Officers Training Corp - Roll of Service
Link:https://archive.org/details/rollofwarservice00grea
Description:University of London - Officers Training Corp - Roll of Service 1914-1919
Extra Info:Online book. Lists the war service and biography for each name. Also lists the fallen and those who were awarded honours.
Classification:Army, World War I, Medals / Awards
Title:War History of the 18th (S.) Battalion Durham Light Infantry
Link:http://archive.org/details/warhistoryof18th00lowe
Description:War History of the 18th (S.) Battalion Durham Light Infantry
Extra Info:Online book. Includes a roll of officers, a history of the battalion from its formation in 1914 to the end of the first world war.
Classification:Army, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:War History of the 18th (S.) Battalion, Durham Light Infantry
Link:http://archive.org/details/warhistoryof18th00lowe
Description:War History of the 18th (S.) Battalion, Durham Light Infantry, Lieut.-Col. W.D.Lowe DSO, MC
Extra Info:Online book. From its formation in 1914 to 1918 during the battles of the first world war, including the Somme.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Army, World War II
Title:Wartime Memories Project - World War Two
Link:http://www.wartimememories.co.uk/
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: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: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: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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