Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

28/2/2007

Genealogy: British Army World War One service & pension records go online

Ancestry.co.uk in partnership with The National Archives has launched online the first phase of the War Office (WO) service and pension records collections for approximately 2.5 million British soldiers who served from 1914 through to 1920.

Known as the WO 363 British Army Service Records and WO 364 British Army Pension Records, the collections will be released in a number of phases, starting with the early pension records. The online resource will provide vital details for family history researchers, military enthusiasts and family members wishing to learn more about the military service and experience of their ancestors. for more click here

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