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F.A.Q includes links to records of the American, British, Canadian, Commonwealth, Air Force, Army, Marines, Navy, Coast Guard, Prisoners of war, Conscientious Objectors, Merchant Seamen and other government agencies.

The tracing of your military ancestors can be very daunting. Here I am going to collect various resources – links to help in the process, from my own research:

Medals ?

What Direction ?

Paper Work ?

UK Genealogy

FreeReg UK Genealogy

FreeCen UK, 1841 - 1891

FreeBMD UK, 1837 - 1983

Brick Walls


Picture: Header, King Robert The Bruce's, Tomb, Dunfermline Abbey, Fife, Scotland, Edited: Artistic Blur Copyright © 2016 Graeme Watson.