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Army Records: A Guide for Family Historians

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The National Archives' exceptional collection of military material includes the personal files of hundreds of thousands of First World War soldiers as well as Army nursing services, the WAAC, prisoners of war from the Second World War and Korea, and a wide variety of orders, decorations and medal rolls - from the Napoleonic Wars to the Falklands. This practical and accessible guide to records in the Archives and the British Library's India Office covers over four centuries of Army life. Written by a military specialist and adviser on family history, it provides an insider's knowledge of material newly released, soon to become available and recently deposited in regimental museums.

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An accessible, up to the minute guide for all those interested in the British Army or ancestors with an Army past

Synopsis:

The National Archives' collection of military material includes the personal files of hundreds of thousands of First World War soldiers as well as Army nursing services, the WAAC, prisoners of war from the Second World War and Korea, and a variety of orders, decorations, and medal rolls. This book offers a guide to the records in the Archives.

Synopsis:

The National Archives' exceptional collection of military material includes the personal files of hundreds of thousands of First World War soldiers as well as Army nursing services, the WAAC, prisoners of war from the Second World War and Korea, and a wide variety of orders, decorations and medal rolls - from the Napoleonic Wars to the Falklands. This practical and accessible guide to records in the Archives and the British Library's India Office covers over four centuries of Army life. Written by a military specialist and adviser on family history, it provides an insider's knowledge of material newly released, soon to become available and recently deposited in regimental museums.

About the Author

William Spencer has been the military specialist at London's National Archives since 1996. He formerly served in the Royal Navy and holds an MA in War Studies from the prestigious Department of War Studies at Kings College, London. He is the author of the successful Medals: the Researcher's Guide (2006), the bestselling Army Service Records of the First World War (now in its third edition), and the forthcoming Family History in the Wars (all published by the National Archives).

Product Details

ISBN:
9781905615100
Author:
Spencer, William
Publisher:
National Archives of England
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain - General
Subject:
Genealogy
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Great Britain Genealogy.
Subject:
REFERENCE / Genealogy
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20080331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
9.59 x 7.51 x 0.5 in 1 lb

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Europe » Great Britain » General History
History and Social Science » Military » General History
History and Social Science » World History » England » General
Reference » Genealogy » General
Reference » Genealogy » Heraldry

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Product details 160 pages National Archives - English 9781905615100 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , An accessible, up to the minute guide for all those interested in the British Army or ancestors with an Army past
"Synopsis" by ,
The National Archives' collection of military material includes the personal files of hundreds of thousands of First World War soldiers as well as Army nursing services, the WAAC, prisoners of war from the Second World War and Korea, and a variety of orders, decorations, and medal rolls. This book offers a guide to the records in the Archives.
"Synopsis" by ,
The National Archives' exceptional collection of military material includes the personal files of hundreds of thousands of First World War soldiers as well as Army nursing services, the WAAC, prisoners of war from the Second World War and Korea, and a wide variety of orders, decorations and medal rolls - from the Napoleonic Wars to the Falklands. This practical and accessible guide to records in the Archives and the British Library's India Office covers over four centuries of Army life. Written by a military specialist and adviser on family history, it provides an insider's knowledge of material newly released, soon to become available and recently deposited in regimental museums.
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