PUBLIC RECORD OFFICE
On the PRO website one can see guidance on tracing army personnel records and lists of the PRO holdings. There are no individual records on line, however.
Holds records of servicemen from 1914 to 1992
A transcript of the Army List for that year provided by Marianne Philson in New Zealand
Officers A to H
Officers I to Z
An excellent site which lists the names and details of officers of the British Army who died in the various campaigns of the period concerned. It starts with North America in the 1750s and runs through to Northern Ireland and Kossovo 1999. Also includes some officers who died as a result of disease, murder or natural causes, mainly in India
An excellent site which lists the names and details of officers of the Royal Engineers. Also includes some details of NCOs and Other Ranks and some officers and men of other countries' engineer corps. Very useful site alway worth a search for anyone connected with the Engineers
From this site you can join the e-groups mailing list for the history of the regiments of the British (and Indian) Army
T.F.Mills excellent site on this subject
A very useful site giving details of British, Irish and Canadian troops in the War for American Independence
A very interesting site dealing with the raising and deployment of British and Commonwealth Regiments in the Great War
Several interesting snippets from Merseyside newspapers relating to military matters
The History of the 42nd Highland Regiment
An excellent site covering the history of this famous Scottish regiment.
An excellent site on the Royal Engineers which includes a list of Royal Engineer officers with service details.
An excellent site providing the orders of battle and campaign details for Australian Forces in the Great War.
An on-line, searchable index to the personnel records of soldiers of the CEF who served in the Great War. A wonderful resource for those with ancestors or relatives who served.
This site includes all aspects of the RAF including history, aircraft photos etc
This site includes all aspects of RAF history
Excellent photographs of military planes
RAF command organisation etc
Site devoted to the history of Bomber Command during World War II
Site devoted specifically to this RAF station in North Wales
Colour illustrations of British medals with their ribbons c.1793 - 1920
History and details of some VC awards
Lists all VC awards made.
A list of all VC holders with graves in UK with details of locations of graves and biographical information on awards.
Welsh recipients by Iain Stewart
Indian Awards by Ed Haynes
An on-line, searchable index to the graves of the many Canadian & Newfoundland soldiers who died serving their country. In some cases photographs of the soldiers concerned, and other memorabilia are on line. An excellent Canbadian Government site.
A very useful site which is aimed at collectors of reproduction military equipment and uniforms but which provides a useful guide to British military uniforms and equipment
An excellent site with colour illustrations of British Army uniforms of the periods concerned
An excellent site with colour illustrations of the uniforms of Scottish Regiments of the British Army of the periods concerned
I have uploaded two pages of uniforms, insignia & badges of the Royal Navy & Royal Marines for the period concerned
Many photographs of Military men from the 19th century onwards. Some identified others unidentified. Also various other interesting military data. Bias toward the Leicestershire Regiment but covers many others as well. Worth investigating.
Several of the sites listed above contain photographs of soldiers, airmen, 'planes, tanks etc but this site contains a large collection of such photos which may be of interest. The photos are not necessarily Australian; you can find British and other nationality photos too. It also has a very good search facility which can find photos of named individuals as well as types of aircarft, tanks etc. Well worth visiting if you have an interest in military history.