Available to search now, these rare records are archive gems for those researching their family history. Search this collection to uncover stories of the battle to keep servicemen and women fighting fit in the First World War.
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Half a million clinical facts, personal stories, rare medical details, and so much more are now available to search…
As our “Military Hospitals Admissions and Discharge Registers WW1” collection reaches 250,000 records transcribed, increasingly customers are reporting that it’s helped them to make new discoveries about their soldier ancestors. Read on to find out what they’ve learned.
Forces War Records has now transcribed a grand 100,000 records from the ‘Military Hospitals Admissions and Discharge Registers WW1 collection. Read on to find out more about a doctor’s life on the Western Front.
Handwritten, and full of medical and military jargon and abbreviations, it's no wonder that this collection of hospital admission and discharge records had never been transcribed before the excellent Data Entry team at Forces War Records got to work on it.
Neil Oliver, archaeologist, historian and author of the ‘Two Men in A Trench’ books, went with our very own Technical Director Phil Cooper to BBC HQ in Salford yesterday to help launch our new collection of 1.5 million World War One hospital records.
There is a common misconception that men from the Royal Army Medical Corps had a soft job compared to the soldiers in the field; safe well behind the Front Line, they spent the war in the company of charming nurses in well-ordered hospitals, avoiding the killing and gaining daily satisfaction from seeing sick men get well… or did they?