FREE Access to 70 Million Military Records for Remembrance Day

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FINDMYPAST GRANT FOUR DAYS OF FREE ACCESS TO ALL MILITARY RECORDS FOR
REMEMBRANCE DAY 2016

Leading genealogy website Findmypast, are making their entire collection of more than 70 million world military records free for four days to coincide with Remembrance Day 2016. So all UK, Irish, Australian, Canadian and US military records are free to view from the 10th to the 13th November 2016.

This includes free access to:
– over 955,000 Australian and New Zealand military records
– over 43 million US and Canadian military records
– 26.4 million British military records including 7.9 million British Army Service Records, over 5.8 million medal records, over 700,000 death records and over 27,000 Pals battalion records
– the most comprehensive Royal Air Force collection online
– over 2.6 million POW records in their exclusive Prisoners of War 1715-1945 collection
– over 1.1 million WW2 casualty records in our collection of British Army Casualty Lists
– Soldiers Died In The Great War 1914-1919 records
– comprehensive, illustrated Victoria Cross records
– over 1.5 million medal index cards, memorial rolls and roll of honour records
– military tribunal records: the records of thousands of men who attempted to avoid conscription
– military Nurses 1856-1994 records
– and over 25,000 British Red Cross records

From 09.00 GMT, 10th November until 23.59 GMT, 13th November 2016, all 70 million records within Findmypast’s “Military, Armed Forces and Conflict” category will be completely free to search and explore, providing family historians from around the globe the opportunity to uncover the stories of the military heroes within their own family.

To translate this for Australians, based on Sydney time that means Findmypast give you free access starting today, Thursday 10 November at 8.00pm, and running through until Monday 14 November 10.59am.

If you’re not already a subscriber to Findmypast, use this opportunity to see what you can find using Findmypast’s extensive (and many exclusive) military records.

About Findmypast: Findmypast (previously DC Thomson Family History) is a British-owned world leader in online family history. It has an unrivalled record of online innovation in the field and 18 million registered users across its family of online brands, which includes Lives of the First World War, The British Newspaper Archive and Genes Reunited, amongst others.

Its lead brand, also called Findmypast, is a searchable online archive of over two billion family history records, ranging from parish records and censuses to migration records, military collections, historical newspapers and lots more. For members around the world, the site is a crucial resource for building family trees and conducting detailed historical research.

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7 thoughts on “FREE Access to 70 Million Military Records for Remembrance Day

  1. HI THERE. LOOKING FOR MILITARY RECORD FOR RAYMOND BIGGS OR MCINTYRE. BLACK WATCH WW2. WAS TOLD HE WAS DISHONOURABLY DISCHARGED AFTER BEING WOUNDED IN EUROPE AT END OF WW2 HE HAD SOME CONNECTION WITH SPECIAL FORCES I THINK. WELL HE WAS MY BROTHER.. MALCOLM MCINTYRE.

  2. HI THERE. LOOKING FOR MILITARY RECORD OF RAYMOND BIGGS OR RAYMOND MCINTYRE. BLACK WATCH WW2 I WAS TOLD HE WAS DISHONOURABLY DISCHARGED AFTER BEING SHOT AT END OF WW2. THIS OCCURED ON A TRAIN SOMEWHERE IN EUROPE. CANT FIND ANY RECORD OF THIS EVENT. WELL HE WAS MY BROTHER AND NEED TO KNOW THE TRUTH. MALCOLM MCINTYRE.

  3. Antoinette mulvaney says:

    Looking for information on my great uncle James Cooley he was in the First World War he was in the trouble Dublin fuglers from Dublin he died on 4/11/1915 .

  4. Antoinette mulvaney says:

    I’m all so looking for James McDonnell he was in the bour war he was in the royal dublin fuglers he died in 1899 he was based in newry in belfast I looked for such a long time for him .he was the father of James coney please if u could help

  5. Looking for Horace Martin Thompson from Great Yarmouth Norfolk dob1896 was in first world war in Army

  6. MALCOLM MCINTYRE. says:

    ALL BULLSHIT. NO REPLY.

  7. Malcolm, thank you for your comments, but we aren’t researchers. We simply advise you of records that are available for you to research for yourself. However if you want someone to look up information for you I suggest you look on the APG website under Australia and get in touch with one or two of them and see if they can help with your query (https://www.apgen.org/directory/search_results.html).

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