FREE ACCESS to Military Records at Ancestry UK This Weekend!

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Get FREE ACCESS to over MILLIONS of Military Records at Ancestry UK Now through November 11th!

Get FREE ACCESS to Ancestry UK's Wartime Records collection NOW through 11:59 pm (GMT) Monday November 11th. This includes the UK & Irish WWI and WWII Wartime Records Collection. NOTE: if you do NOT have an Ancestry UK account you will need to create a NEW ACCOUNT if you only have an Ancestry US account in order to access the records.

Get FREE ACCESS* to Ancestry UK’s Wartime Records collection NOW through 11:59 pm (GMT) Monday November 11th. This includes the UK & Irish WWI and WWII Wartime Records Collection. “Discover your family’s
WARTIME STORIES FOR FREE UNTIL MONDAY* From serving in the military to looking after the land, our ancestors served wartime Britain in many ways. Honour their contributions this Remembrance Day by discovering their stories with free access to wartime records.” VIEW DETAILS

How to Access FREE RECORDS at Ancestry UK

If you access Ancestry.com as a US resident, you will need to do the following:

  • Access the offer HERE. A warning may appear asking if you want to remain on the Ancestry.co.uk site:

A warning may appear asking if you want to remain on the Ancestry.co.uk site:

  • Create an account on the Ancestry UK site. If you already have an account, sign in.
  • Now you will be able to access the free records and save the images to your computer!

Ancestry UK Military Records Collection

Highlights include:

  • ANZAC Memorial, 1914-1918
  • Bexley, Kent, England, WWI Registration Cards, 1914-1919
  • British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920
  • British Army WWI Pension Records 1914-1920
  • British Army WWI Service Records, 1914-1920
  • British Naval Biographical Dictionary, 1849
  • Canada, British Army and Canadian Militia Muster Rolls and Pay Lists, 1795-1850
  • Canada, British Army Regimental Rolls of Non-commissioned Officers and Soldiers, 1806-1892
  • Canada, British Navy Ship Muster Rolls and Pay Lists, 1757-1836
  • Canada, British Regimental Registers of Service, 1756-1900
  • Canada, Pension Applications For Widows and Family of British Military Officers, 1776-1881
  • Canada, Registers of Prisoners of War, 1803-1815
  • Cornwall, England, Militia and Sea Fencibles Index, 1780 – 1831
  • England, The National Roll of the Great War, 1914-1918
  • Great Britain, Royal Naval Division Casualties of The Great War, 1914-1924
  • Ireland, Casualties of World War I, 1914-1922
  • Ireland, Royal Hospital Kilmainham Pensioner Discharge Documents, 1724-1924
  • Ireland, Royal Irish Constabulary Pensions, 1873-1925
  • Scottish Soldiers in Colonial America, Part I
  • Scottish Soldiers in Colonial America, Part II
  • Scottish Soldiers in Colonial America, Part III
  • South Africa, Military Index, 1853 – 2004
  • Surrey, England, Regimental Rolls, 1914-1947
  • U.S., Residents Serving in the British Expeditionary Forces, 1917-1919
  • UK, Absent Voter Lists, 1918-1925, 1939
  • UK, Allied Prisoners of War, 1939-1945 NEW!
  • UK, American Loyalist Claims, 1776-1835
  • UK, Army Registers of Soldiers’ Effects, 1901-1929
  • UK, Army Roll of Honour, 1939-1945
  • UK, British Army Lists, 1882-1962
  • UK, British Army Muster Books and Pay Lists, 1812-1817
  • UK, British Army Recipients of the Military Medal, 1914-1920
  • UK, British Jewry Roll of Honour, 1914-1918
  • UK, British Officer Prisoners of War, 1914-1918
  • UK, British Prisoners of War, 1939-1945
  • UK, Casualties of the Boer War, 1899-1902
  • UK, Commissioned Sea Officers of the Royal Navy, 1660-1815
  • UK, Commonwealth War Graves, 1914-1921 and 1939-1947
  • UK, Electrical Engineer WWI and WWII Rolls of Honour, 1924, 1949
  • UK, Memorial Books WWI and WWII, 1914-1945
  • UK, Military Campaign Medal and Award Rolls, 1793-1949
  • UK, Military Deserters, 1812-1927
  • UK, Military Discharge Indexes, 1920-1971
  • UK, Naval and Military Courts Martial Registers, 1806-1930
  • UK, Naval Medal and Award Rolls, 1793-1972
  • UK, Naval Officer and Rating Service Records, 1802-1919
  • UK, Navy Lists, 1888-1970
  • UK, Royal Air Force Airmen Records, 1918-1940
  • UK, Royal Air Force Muster Roll, 1918
  • UK, Royal Navy and Royal Marine War Graves Roll, 1914-1919
  • UK, Royal Navy Medical Journals, 1817-1857
  • UK, Royal Navy Registers of Seamen’s Services, 1848-1939
  • UK, Silver War Badge Records, 1914-1920
  • UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919
  • UK, University of London Student Records, 1836-1945
  • UK, Victoria Cross Medals, 1857-2007
  • UK, WWI Service Medal and Award Rolls, 1914-1920
  • UK, WWI War Diaries (France, Belgium and Germany), 1914-1920
  • UK, WWI War Diaries (Gallipoli and Dardanelles), 1914-1916

*Note: “Access to the records in the featured collections will be free from until 23:59 GMT Monday 11 November 2019. To view these records you will need to register for free with Ancestry.co.uk with your name and email address. We will then send you a username and password to access the records. After the free access period ends, you will only be able to view the records in the featured collections using an Ancestry.co.uk paid membership.”

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