Cemeteries in Shimla

Shimla in the North of India is a town that was entirely set up by the British officers. Many of them are buried in the cemeteries in Shimla. This blog has information and photographs from Kanlog and Sanjaul cemeteries in…

Findmypast – Special Collections – England and Wales

The special collections for England and Wales include:• British India Office Collection • The Canterbury Collection• The Cheshire Collection• The Devon Collection• The Hertfordshire Collection• The Lincolnshire Collection• The Manchester Collection• The Royal Archives Collection• The Shropshire Collection• The Staffordshire…

FamilySearch – Genealogies

FamilySearch Genealogies are trees submitted to FamilySearch. Please note that the accuracy of the data in these genealogies varies from tree to tree so you should document and validate the data. A search offersd access to:• Ancestral File – genealogies…

ProQuest Historical Newspapers

This collection includes searchable full text, page and article images. Those with a # have an additional year of content added annually. Titles for the United Kingdom, Ireland and other countries include: • Chinese Newspapers Collection 1832-1953 (23 English titles)* • The…

Rats of Tobruk Tribute

This site by Owen Carlton is dedicated to the Famous Rats of Tobruk of the Allied Forces (Army, Navy & Air Force) who served in the longest siege in British military history, from April 10 to December 7, 1941, and…

The British Empire – Land Forces of the British Empire

Here you will find resources for tracing military regiments and also histories of the various regiments. Categories include:• Regular British Army• British Volunteer Forces• Indian Army• Canada – Royal Canadian Mounted Police• Canada 1914• Burma• Fiji – Fiji Armed ConstabularyThere…

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

This site commemorates the 1.7 million men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died during the two world wars. These include  Australian, Canadian, Indian, New Zealand, South African and United Kingdom forces. The Find War Dead casualty database lists…