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Keyword Advanced Search

The topic of Military Family History is vast and we have reviewed each site that we link to with the aim of placing the links in meaningful categories. However, the huge range of topics and subjects means that the limited number of categories cannot really do justice to the subject. So, behind the scenes there are also keywords matched up with each web site. This search form will allow you to fine tune the listings with the aim of helping you find web sites that match your current areas of interest.

  1. The Keywords list will show all the keywords that we have associated with each of the web sites Choose one or more keywords up to a maximum of 25.
  2. Click on the Search button.

The above list of keywords grows regularly, so scrolling through it to find, for example, all the entries for "Fencibles" may take a while. You can refine the above list by entering a single word into the box below and then clicking on the Refine the keywords button.

Abbreviations that are in common use in the list above:

ATS:Auxiliary Territorial Service
FAA:Fleet Air Arm
FANY:First Aid Nursing Yeomanry
HAA:Heavy Anti-Aircraft
RM:Royal Marines
RAAF:Royal Auxiliary Air Force
RAF:Royal Air Force
RCAF:Royal Canadian Air Force
RFA:Royal Fleet Auxiliary
RFC:Royal Flying Corps
RNAS:Royal Naval Air Service
TS:Training Ship
WAAC:Women's Auxiliary Army Corps
WVS:Women's Voluntary Service

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