Tuesday, August 26, 2014

British Army Officer Records

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Group photo of army officers (Catalogue reference: AIR 1/725/100/2). The National Archives.



Following three years' of work by volunteers, the data of nearly 140,000 surviving paper records of officers who served in the First World War, have been listed by the National Archives.   Many of the records were unfortunately destroyed or badly damaged.

Start with this Guide to searching the records, because it looks like being a maze. 

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