Militia, Army, Navy & Air Force Records


Military records are a wonderful addition to your family history. Some ancestor somewhere on your pedigree is going to have taken the King’s shilling, signed up or been conscripted and in more recent times it isn’t just the men that wanted to take an active part in defending the country.

Below are links to a wide variety of records that might hold details of one of your family members.



Army Deserters 1828 – 1840

Royal Naval Division 1914 – 1919

Victoria Cross Medal Awards 1857 – 2007

World War 1 Army Records 1914 – 1920


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