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  • War Memorials

    This page contains links to war memorials and military cemeteries.

    For cemeteries, tombstones and graveyards worldwide see: Cemeteries Online Worldwide.

    Links for specific UK towns will be found on the relevant county pages. ...
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  • The Royal Air Force

    This page gathers together resources specific to the Royal Air Force and its associated branches.

    For more detailed advice on tracing the service records for your ancestors who served in the RAF, please see our FTF Guide: Military Research ...
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  • WW1 Roll of Honour

    A commemoration of the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. During the ceremony each evening, the names of 200 members of the Commonwealth Forces who were killed during the war will be read out. This is followed by the playing of the Last Post, played over the Tower moat which is being filled with 888,246 poppies, each one representing a death in the British forces during the war. To nominate a member of the Commonwealth Forces, click here. To contribute towards the commemoration, Family Tree...
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  • World War One Centenary

    'The day the lights went out in Europe' Events, research projects and commemorative ceremonies will be taking place between 2014 and 2018, marking the 100th anniversary of the First World War, and many of them have dedicated websites. We have collected together many links to start us off, but do let us know about any others as they come online during the next four years. Please leave any suggestions in the Comments boxes at the bottom of this page for us to add them. If links are posted elsewh...
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  • Military Research

    This page will give you guidance as to where you can look for the service records of your ancestors.

    While military records are increasingly being made available online and some have been filmed by the LDS, the major repository for the majority of records remains the National Archives.

    Their research guides provide an overview of the availability of records for all services. Books, websites and museums can provide more detail. The following describes the main sources for...
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  • Maritime History

    The term sailor is commonly used to describe any man who went to sea, whether in the Royal Navy, Merchant Navy, Coastguards, Lifeboat Service, fishing fleet or as a pilot, privateer or a single boatman. If a man went to sea he was a sailor. The term mariner can be synonymous with sailor but is more likely to mean that the man was concerned with the navigation of the vessel. Master mariners were those skilled in navigation. A Master Mariner would probably have a Mate or Master's ticket and be on t...
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  • Military and Maritime History

    Most researchers will have at least one relation who served on land or sea, in peace or war. Our military and maritime history pages have a wealth of links to resources which describe wars throughout history and information on how to obtain records of service. FTF Guide: Military Research A detailed overview of where to look for records. FTF Guide: Maritime History The central page for maritime information. FTF Guide: Military History The central page for military information. The Royal Na...
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  • The British Army

    This page gathers together resources specific to the British Army and its associated branche

    For more detailed advice on tracing the service records for your ancestors who served in the Army, please see our FTF Guide: Military Research.

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  • Military History

    This page gives an overview of resources available online for conflicts throughout history and around the world. For resources available for sailors and mariners, please see our FTF Guide: Maritime History.

    For more specific advice on tracing the service records for your ancestors who served on land, at sea and in the air, please see our FTF Guide: Military Research. ...
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  • The Royal Navy

    This page gathers together resources specific to the Royal Navy, its history and its associated branches.

    For more detailed advice on tracing the service records for your ancestors who served in the RN, please see our FTF Guide: Military Research. ...
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  • WW1 Roll of Honour
    by Elaine ..Spain
    A commemoration of the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. During the ceremony each evening, the names of 200 members of the Commonwealth Forces who were killed during the war will be read out. This is followed by the playing of the Last Post, played over the Tower moat which is being filled with 888,246 poppies, each one representing a death in the British forces during the war. To nominate a member of the Commonwealth Forces, click here. To contribute towards the commemoration, Family Tree...
    25-01-14, 07:25
  • World War One Centenary
    by Caroline
    'The day the lights went out in Europe' Events, research projects and commemorative ceremonies will be taking place between 2014 and 2018, marking the 100th anniversary of the First World War, and many of them have dedicated websites. We have collected together many links to start us off, but do let us know about any others as they come online during the next four years. Please leave any suggestions in the Comments boxes at the bottom of this page for us to add them. If links are posted elsewh...
    18-11-13, 17:24
  • War Memorials
    by Elaine ..Spain
    This page contains links to war memorials and military cemeteries.

    For cemeteries, tombstones and graveyards worldwide see: Cemeteries Online Worldwide.

    Links for specific UK towns will be found on the relevant county pages. ...
    12-11-10, 07:04
  • World War Two
    by Caroline
    On this page, we have gathered together general resources available online for the Second World War (1939-1945) for all branches of the armed and civilian services. ...
    01-02-10, 09:59
  • World War One
    by Caroline
    On this page, we have gathered together general resources available online for the First World War (1914-1918) for all branches of the armed and civilian services. ...
    01-02-10, 09:54
  • The Royal Air Force
    by Caroline
    This page gathers together resources specific to the Royal Air Force and its associated branches.

    For more detailed advice on tracing the service records for your ancestors who served in the RAF, please see our FTF Guide: Military Research ...
    01-02-10, 09:39
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