Wednesday, 19 February 2014

FamilySearch adds WW1 Women's Army Auxiliary Corps Records

FamilySearch ( has added a new First World War collection, United Kingdom, World War I Women's Army Auxiliary Corps Records.

The collection contains service records of some 7000 women who joined the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) / Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps (QMAAC) between 1917 and 1920, as sourced from series WO 398 at The National Archives at Kew. Amongst the documents included for each individual are enrolment forms and statements of service.

The collection can be browsed (not yet searchable) at


My latest genealogy books are Tracing Your Family History on the Internet (2nd ed), Discover Scottish Civil Registration Records, and Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet. My next Pharos course is Scottish Research Online, which commences Feb 27th 2014, 5 weeks, price £45.99.

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