Military records

Findmypast – United Kingdom – Armed Forces & Conflict

Findmypast is a commercial family history site offering access to a worldwide collection of records. There are free searches available but a subscription or Pay As You Go  is needed to access transcripts and/or copies of the digitised original records.…

FamilySearch – United Kingdom and Ireland – Military Records

The Historical Record Collections for the United Kingdom and Ireland include:• Chelsea Pensioners’ Service Records 1760-1913. This is an index to records with information on men pensioned out of the British Army. (The National Archives – WO 97) • Royal…

War Memorials Archive

Use this site to search for information about 60,000+ war memorials, commemorating all wars, located throughout the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Isle of Man. There is details of the memorial’s location, design and history. Lists of the names commemorated on…

ScotlandsPeople

This site is the official online source of parish register, civil registration, census and wills & testaments records for Scotland. The indexes are now free to search but a pay-per-view fee applies to access the digital images of the original…

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…