The following announcement was written by Genes Reunited:
To coincide with Remembrance Day, UK family history site Genes Reunited have added to their growing number of military records.
From today people interested in tracing their ancestors with military backgrounds can visit www.genesreunited.co.uk. The new release includes The National Roll of the Great War 1914 -1918 which has brief biographies of soldiers who survived the Great War and also information on those who supported the War, such as nurses and civilians, who rarely feature in other WW1 Records.
The complete list of the new military records added to www.genesreunited.co.uk is below.
- 1861 Worldwide Army Index
- Paddington Rifles 1860-1912
- Royal Fusiliers Collection 1863-1905
- Surrey Recruitment Registers 1908-1933
- Army Roll of Honour 1939-1945
- De Ruvigny’s Roll of Honour
- Distinguished Conduct Medals
- National Roll of the Great War
- Royal Marine Medal Roll
The 1861 Worldwide Army Index includes soldiers who served across the World in Queen Victoria’s empire states. The index is also useful for members to identify men missing from the 1861 census.
The newly added military records are available online at www.genesreunited.co.uk and can be viewed on a pay per view basis or Platinum members can choose to add on one or more of the record sets to their package at a low cost.
Rhoda Breakell, Head of Genes Reunited comments: "We are proud to be adding to our growing number of military records on Genes Reunited especially on such an important and symbolic day".
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