Free access to some Ancestry records

Free access to some Ancestry records

Ancestry is offering free access to UK wartime records for Remembrance Sunday, offer closes at midnight on Sunday 8th November

To access the records, you need to register for a free account.
Offer includes 1939 Register, First World War service records will be free to search. This consists of the surviving service records of non-commissioned officers and other ranks who served in the British Army.

It includes attestation forms, which were completed by the individual when they enlisted; medical history forms; casualty forms; disability statements; regimental conduct sheets; awards; and proceedings on discharge.

Other free record collections include Civil Gallantry Awards, which were awarded to members of the Civil Defence Volunteers for bravery; the First World War Medal Rolls Index; and lists of First World War prisoners of war.


Margaret Roberts

Written by : Margaret Roberts