Saturday, 11 August 2018

More First World War military records added to FindmyPast

The latest records added to FindmyPast (www.findmypast.co.uk):



Irish Officers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919
Search over 1,000 records to learn more about the Irish officers who died in the First World War. Discover where and when an officer died, as well as the cause of death. You may also uncover details of an officer's family and pre-war life.

Honourable Women of the Great War, 1914-1918
Discover your female ancestor who served during the First World War. Learn about the wartime activities your ancestor was involved in as well as her pre-war life. You may also find a photograph of your ancestor.

British Subjects Who Died In The Service Of The Indian Empire
Uncover the stories of British subjects who died in the service of the Indian Empire.

Airmen Died in The Great War, 1914-1919
Discover your relative in this index of airmen who died during the First World War. Discover your relative's name, birth and death years, cause of death, rank, and more.

Britain, Campaign, Gallantry & Long Service Medals & Awards
Over 58,000 additional records have been added to the collection. The new additions cover recipients of the Military Cross, Distinguished Flying Medal, Distinguished Conduct Medal, Distinguished Service Order and Commando Gallantry awards.

British Newspapers
This week we've added 144,026 pages to our archive of British newspapers, tipping the total to over twenty-seven million pages. Additional years have been added to five of our existing titles, including:

Liverpool Echo - 1989-1990
The Newcastle Journal - 1992
The Music Hall and Theatre Review - 1908-1909, 1912
The Scottish Referee - 1893, 1895-1896, 1899
The Wicklow People - 1914, 1917-1929, 1931-1976, 1986-2001

Further details at https://blog.findmypast.co.uk/findmypast-friday-august-10th-2593975282.html

Chris

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