Episode two of Who Do You Think You Are? Series 20 delved into actor Claire Foy’s family history, revealing a tragic military story. It was another captivating episode demonstrating how fascinating and…
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Helping you find your WWII Ancestor
Forces War Records now has 4 million WWII records available. Log on to find out more – there could be a war hero in your family just waiting to be discovered, and remembered.
The Women’s Royal Naval Service
Celebrating those who served in the Women’s Royal Naval Service (W.R.N.S) and those who have served or are currently serving in the Royal Navy. READ MORE HERE:
Did YOUR ancestor serve with Bomber or Fighter Command during World War Two?
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Imperial Prisoners Of War Held In Japan – WW2 POW Records
For the first time ever, the National Archives’ 56,000+ WO 392 ‘British Prisoners of War held in Japan or Japanese Occupied Territory’ collection is available in its entirety online for quick and easy searching. Is your PoW ancestor in our ‘’Imperial Pris
Neil Oliver Special Guest Blog: Once you’ve Discovered your Soldier Ancestor, how to Learn More about their World.
Broadcaster, author and historian Neil Oliver pens his final Blog for Forces War Records, explaining how you can enrich your family research to make your military ancestor feel like a living, breathing person.
Eyewitness Accounts of The Evacuation of Dunkirk
The evacuation of Dunkirk is widely known as a resounding success for the British expeditionary force. Read eyewitness accounts of the evacuation here.