This research guide offers handy hints and tips for discovering and researching pioneering women who served as nurses during WWI and WWII.
Jubilee and Coronation Medal Rolls
New Records Release: Research individuals who were awarded a personal souvenir for their participation in a previous Coronation or Jubilee ceremony.
Forces War Records Joins the Ancestry Family
The leading family history website Ancestry has announced that it is acquiring UK military records website Forces War Records.
Boy Soldiers at War
Throughout history children have ended up on the battlefields. Read more details about boy soldiers in WW1 and WW2 on Forces War Records
New Collection Release: Air Ministry – Casualty Communiques WWII
An exciting ‘new’ collection of records has been added to the Forces War Records database that may contain your WW2 Royal Air Force ancestor
Thiepval Memorial – commemorating the Missing of the Somme
The Thiepval Memorial bears the names of more than 72,000 officers and men of the United Kingdom and South African forces who died in the Battles of the Somme during WW1
Research your Ancestors Awards and Decorations of the Second World War
Nearly two hundred decorations and medals were issued throughout the world during the period of World War Two – Learn more with Forces War Records
Track down World War One and World War Two Officers
Search and Discover thousands of British Officers in WW1 and WW2 using our Army Lists and other resources from Forces War Records
Dec 1944 – The Home Guard were formally stood down
Britain’s Home Guard (‘Dad’s Army’) is officially stood down at a special farewell parade in Hyde Park, London on the 3rd December 1944.
Army Long Service Good Conduct Medal Records
A collection of over 500,000 records for the recipients of the Army Long Service Good Conduct Medal and its later incarnation the Medal for Long Service and Good Conduct (Military) across various regiments of the military are now available to view online.