Links for Military Records

Many of the general pay-per-view websites such as FindMyPast, Ancestry and The Genealogist include information on military sources, in addition to the specialist links in the list below.

  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Provides service details and places of commemoration for those who died whilst serving with Commonwealth forces during the First and Second World Wars.
  • Military-Genealogy.Com: Includes access to Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919 and the Army Roll of Honour 1939-1945, among others.
  • National Army Museum: Includes reference collections for the history of the British Army.
  • National Maritime Museum: Includes reference collections for all aspects of naval and general maritime history.
  • Royal Naval Museum: Includes reference collections for the history of the Royal Navy.
  • Royal Air Force Museum: Royal Air Force Museum for RAF information.
  • Imperial War Museum: Includes artefacts, documents and photograph collections for the wars of the 20th Century.
  • Naval Records: An ongoing project that aims to collect biographical information on those associated with the Royal Navy since 1660. Freely searchable by individual,ship or place. Charges apply for further data.
  • Regiments.org: Brief details of the history of units and formations, battle honours, campaign medals, army traditions, etc.
  • Western Front Association: The aim of the association is to educate the public in the history of The Great War with particular reference to the Western Front.
  • First World War.Com: A site providing a wide range of background material to all aspects of The Great War, including maps, memoirs and other documentary material.
  • The Long, Long Trail: A site which aims to present the facts of the British Army in the First World War. Includes advice on how to carry out research on those who served.
  • Mental Health, Housing and Financial Guide for Veterans. This site provides practical advice to veterans on the many organisations which can provide them support.



Society news

Notice Board

The Notice Board was last updated on 17th January 2022.

Next Meeting

Our next meeting is a hybrid Zoom meeting, the speaker being remote, and members being remote or at St. John's Centre, Isleworth, to be held on Thursday 17th February 2022. The focus of the meeting will be a talk by John Hanson titled My Ancestor didn't leave a will. Well - they should have done!.

Next Fair

None scheduled at present.

Next Advice Session

Advice sessions run at Feltham Library have had to be suspended, but advice may be requested by email. See the Advice page.


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Recent updates

21-January-2022

New image (and tip) of the month.

7-January-2022

The Meetings page is amended. The January meeting will be Zoom only.

6-January-2022

The Committee minutes for November 2021 added to Members Area.

17-December-2021

New image (and tip) of the month.

19-November-2021

New image (and tip) of the month.

16-November-2021

Digitised journals now go back to 1989, all fully indexed.


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