Saturday, 28 June 2014

FamilySearch adds First World War army service records

FamilySearch has added the surviving First World War army service records from the National Archives collections WO363 and WO364 - aka the 'burnt records' - in a browse only format at There are some 43,542,691 images - but they can unfortunately only be accessed from one of the LDS church's family history centres.

There's more on the records at,_World_War_I_Service_Records_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records) - the same records have been available on Ancestry ( for many years, and have also recently been added to FindmyPast (


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, whilst my new book British and Irish Newspapers is also now out. And FindmyPast - please reinstate the original Scottish census citations on your new site.

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