“Bah humbug Black Friday” - ‘Stay in and search Friday’ instead - and to get your search kick-started here’s our blog: ‘Help Getting Started Researching Your Military Ancestor.’
Women have played a vital role in the military ever since the Great War. Here is some tips on how to find their records.
Professional military genealogy specialist Forces War Records will be releasing a new, exclusive and free-to-view collection that our team has transcribed on Tuesday 15th September, Battle of Britain Day. Please keep following our site and social media platforms for further information.
We've got a brand new collection of records coming out on the eve of #VJDay, the 14th of August. As a little taster check out our blog and read about one of the men who could testify to the horrors of being an Allied FEPOW under the Japanese: Marcus McDilda, a United States Army Air Force fighter pilot captured on 8th August 1945, just two days after the atomic bomb struck Hiroshima.
The Germans kept meticulous records of the population of the occupied Channel Islands. Read on to find out where you can peruse the Jersey records online, and how else you can find information about your Channel Islands relative.
Click here to watch a video showing how Forces War Records processes genealogy records from sources such as the National Archives.
Just started researching your ancestor’s military history and there’s so much information out there that it can be hard to know where to start and to find exactly what you are looking for. READ MORE HERE:
Revealed for the first time are some previously unknown details about buildings and training areas that were used for Scotland’s defence during the First [...]