Royal Naval Officers' Campaign Medal Rolls 1914-1920

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These records comprise a transcript s of the complete WWI Campaign Medal Rolls to 53,000 officers of all branches of the Royal Navy. Added are service details for a large number of officers, particularly those killed in action or died of wounds during WWI. In many cases, post-war deaths and WWII deaths are also listed. The medals that the rolls cover are: The 1914 Star, the Clasp to the 1914 Star, the 1914-15 Star, the British War Medal and the Victory Medal.

Records in this collection are likely to include the following:

  • Service number
  • Rank
  • Forename
  • Surname
  • Awards
  • Service Branch
  • Unit
  • Date of death
  • Cause of death Service History (summary of man’s active service
  • but may include enlistment date
  • home service
  • and previous military/naval service)
  • Burial (gives the place of burial and/or the relevant Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) memorial for those with known grave)
  • Notes (may list occupation
  • next of kin
  • home address
  • birth date
  • medal entitlement
  • etc.)

Please be aware that due to the way we collate, and cross reference our databases, some records will contain more information than that listed above.

Original Source: The Imperial War Museum RND Rolls of Honour. The Red Cross Wounded & Missing Lists 1915-1918. “The Cross of Sacrifice” by S.D. & D.B. Jarvis. “With Full & Grateful Hearts” by the RM Historical Society. The Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton. The National Archives“R.N.D. Royal Naval Division, Antwerp, Gallipoli & Western Front 1914-1918.” by Len Sellers. “The Globe & Laurel” Royal Marines Journal 1915-18. “Nelson at War 1914-1918” by Capt. Roy Swales RN(rtd.) “The 1914 Star to the Royal Navy & Royal Marines.” by W.H. Fevyer & J.W. Wilson. “The Diaries of Pte. Horace Bruckshaw RMLI.” by Martin Middlebrook. “Britain’s Sea Soldiers, The History of the Royal Marines 1914-19.” by Gen. Sir. H.E. Blumberg CB RM. “The Royal Naval Division.” by Douglas Jerrold. “Command in the Royal Naval Division.” by Capt. Christopher Page RN. “The Hood Battalion.” by Len Sellers. “Gallipoli as I saw it.” by Joseph Murray. “Call to Arms, from Gallipoli to the Western Front.” by Joseph Murray. Plus a countless number of private letters & diaries of RND servicemen.

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