Sunday, 11 May 2014

BBC Scotland's Second World War casualties database

BBC Scotland has created an online database providing information on 21,740 of the 57,000 Scots who died during World War Two. The database is located directly at - the source is the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (

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Now available for UK research is the new second edition of the best selling Tracing Your Family History on the Internet: A Guide for Family Historians. And for those wishing to take Scottish ancestral research a bit further, my next Pharos course, Scotland 1750-1850: Beyond the Old Parish Records, commences May 14th 2014.

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