Tuesday, 13 March 2012

FindmyPast adds Royal Artillery records

FindmyPast (www.findmypast.co.uk) has added two new military records sets relevant for those with connections to the Royal Artillery:

Royal Artillery Military Medals 1916-1993
Search a nominal roll of more than 16,500 military medals, which were awarded to members of the Royal Regiment of Artillery from WWI to the Falklands War. These records could provide you with fascinating information about your ancestors' military service, including the unit they served in, the type of service and details of the award itself.

Royal Artillery Honours & Awards 1939-1946
Search 21,400 Royal Artillery honours and awards for the period 1939-1946. The awards were given to officers and men of the Royal Regiment of Artillery for their gallantry and dedication during WWII. These records are a nominal roll of those awards. Discover crucial details about your military ancestors and the honours and awards they received while in service.

For more information, and to search the records, visit http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/news/royal-artillery

(With thanks to Your Family Tree magazine @YourFamTreemag)

Chris

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