Friday, 13 December 2013

British overseas military burials on Deceased Online

From Deceased Online (www.deceasedonline.com):

Cyprus, Egypt, Malta and Singapore burial records in National Archives military collection

Thousands of records from The National Archives for overseas British military cemeteries are available online for the first time from www.deceasedonline.com.

Already there are burial records for 8 British military burial sites within the UK on Deceased Online together with many more records from The National Archives.

The overseas military burial sites featured are in 10 burial sites in 4 countries; Cyprus, Egypt and Singapore with the majority in burial sites in Malta.

The records comprise register scans and the earliest record is 1801; those featured include support staff as well active military personnel and their families

There are now approximately 40,000 National Archives’ burial records for military personnel and support staff across all services dating back to 1756 on Deceased Online.

Read full details on the collection at: www.deceasedonline.com/servlet/GSDOSearch

Read Emma Jolly’s fascinating blog on this collection at: http://deceasedonlineblog.blogspot.co.uk/2013/12/overseas-garrison-burials.html

(With thanks to Richard Gray)

Chris

My latest book, Discover Scottish Civil Registration Records, is now available from http://www.gould.com.au (print) and http://www.gen-ebooks.com/unlock-the-past.html (ebook), whilst Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet is available at http://www.pen-and-sword.co.uk/Tracing-Your-Irish-History-on-the-Internet/p/3889/.

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