Military records

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…

The Army Children Archive (TACA)

Chronicling British army children’s history. This archive aims to collect, record, preserve and share details of the unique aspects of growing up as the child of a soldier serving in the British Army, whether that growing up was done during…

Ancestry.com – Ship’s Medical Journals

There are two collections available and both contain indexed images of the original journals. A variety of subscription options are available to access these images. • UK Royal Navy Medical Journals, 1817-1857 (ADM 101). Ships’ medical officers were required to…

Surgeons at Sea – Royal Navy Medical Officers’ Journals

This National Archives (UK) project has indexed all the names mentioned in, ADM series 101, the journals and diaries compiled by Royal Navy surgeons and assistant surgeons who served on HM ships, hospitals, naval brigades, shore parties and on emigrant…