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Which Military records do you have?

You’ll find the Military Records under the ‘Armed Forces and Conflict’ link on the left hand side of the dropdown ‘Search’ menu. The Military records are divided into five categories. 

First World War

Medal Rolls & Honours

Regimental & Service Records

Second World War

Service Records

And we have the following datasets within each category


First World War:

British Officers Taken Prisoner of War 1914-1918

De Ruvigny's Roll Of Honour 1914-1918

Harold Gillies Plastic Surgery Archives From WW1

National Roll Of The Great War 1914-1918

Royal Naval Division Records 1914-1919

Soldiers Died In The Great War 1914-1919

WW1 Naval Casualties

WWI Distinguished Conduct Medal Citations


Medal Rolls & Honours:

Manchester Employers' Roll Of Honour 1914-1916

Peninsular Medal Roll 1793-1814

Royal Artillery Honours & Awards

Royal Artillery Military Medal Awards

Royal Marine Medal Roll 1914-1920

Waterloo Medal Roll 1815


Regimental & Service Records:

1861 Worldwide Army Index

Army Deserters 1828-1840

Army List 1787

Army List 1798

Army List August 1878

British Army Service Records 1760-1915

Grenadier Guards 1656 - 1874

Harts Army List 1840

Harts Army List 1888Manchester Regiment City Battalions 1914-1916

Military Nurses (Royal Red Cross)

Military Nurses 1856-1994

Napoleonic War Records 1775 - 1817

Oldham Pals 1914-1920

Oldham Pals Roll Of Honour

Paddington Rifles 1860-1912

Royal Air Force Muster Roll 1918

Royal Fusiliers Collection 1863-1905

Surrey Recruitment Registers 1908-1933

The British Newspaper Archive

British Newspaper Archive

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