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Saturday, 22 September 2012

Forces War Records Searchable Database

Forces War Records www.forces-war-records.co.uk has a fully searchable database. The database is searchable by service number, nationality service type or by specific years.

Search results provide an index of all personnel with the name you are searching, giving you rank and record name as filters. You can then view the record for the person you feel might be your ancestor. The initial search is free but you must then subscribe to view the records. Subscriptions are:

3 Months
£25.95

6 Months
£47.95

12 Months
£85.95

From the database you will find:

  • Service Records
  • Regimental or Unit served in data
  • Battles Information
  • Medals Received
Forces War Records will continue to search for you and will notify you of possible matches. You can sign up for their free e-newsletter.

If you have military ancestry, this database is certainly worth a try.

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