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BRITISH ARMY AND RAF LINKS <FONT FACE="Amherst" SIZE="+2" COLOR="#FF0000"><B><U>BRITISH ARMY AND RAF HISTORY </U></b></FONT> BRITISH ARMY AND RAF HISTORY




(For RN and Royal Marines see Maritime Links page)


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.




ARMY RECORDS OFFICE

Holds records of servicemen from 1914 to 1992




SITES WHICH LIST NAMES OF BRITISH ARMY OFFICERS




British Army General Staff & Officers during the American War of Independence




A List of British & Indian Army Casualties in India in the 1830s




Asplin Military History Resource - by Kevin Asplin - list many soldiers of the Boer War, the China War & the Indian Mutiny, plus biographies of a number of individual soldiers




Army Officers 1840:

A transcript of the Army List for that year provided by Marianne Philson in New Zealand

Officers A to H

Officers I to Z




Army Dockyard Volunteers 1851




List of Medical Officers at Scutari in the Crimea 1854




List of Medical Officers in the Dardanelles at the time of the Crimean War




List of Medical Officers in Turkey at the time of the Crimean War




List of 497 Crimea War casualties by David Stevens & Roger Capewell War




List of casualties from the Charge of the Light Brigade (Crimean War)by David Stevens & Roger Capewell War




List of Florence Nightingale Nurses in the Crimea by Stephen Jones




Casualties at the Battle of the Alma, Crimea 1854 - Bob Sanders




Casualties and survivors of the Siege & Relief of Lucknow- Indian Mutiny 1857-8 - Bob Sanders




British Army Officer Deaths 1750 - 1999 By Stephen Lewis

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



Royal Engineers Officers By Ed de Santis

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



HISTORY AND ORGANISATION OF THE BRITISH ARMY




Britregiments Mailing List

From this site you can join the e-groups mailing list for the history of the regiments of the British (and Indian) Army




Land Forces of Britain, the Empire & Commonwealth

T.F.Mills excellent site on this subject




The Organisation of the British Army in the American Revolutionary War

A very useful site giving details of British, Irish and Canadian troops in the War for American Independence




The Regimental Warpath 1914 - 1918

A very interesting site dealing with the raising and deployment of British and Commonwealth Regiments in the Great War




Merseyside Newspaper Snippets

Several interesting snippets from Merseyside newspapers relating to military matters




The Black Watch Archive

The History of the 42nd Highland Regiment

An excellent site covering the history of this famous Scottish regiment.




Records of the British & HEICS Armies in India




British West Indian Regiments




UBIQUE - The History of the Royal Engineers and other countries' Engineer Corps etc by Ed de Santis

An excellent site on the Royal Engineers which includes a list of Royal Engineer officers with service details.




Australian Commonwealth Forces in World War I -

An excellent site providing the orders of battle and campaign details for Australian Forces in the Great War.



Canadian Expeditionary Force -

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.



MILITIA & YEOMANRY




A Brief History of the Glamorgan Militia - Bob Sanders




A Brief History of the Glamorgan Yeomanry Volunteers - Bob Sanders




A Brief Guide to Glamorgan Volunteer Milita - Bob Sanders




Journal of a Glamorgan Militiaman 1798 - 1800 - Bob Sanders




THE ROYAL AIR FORCE




The RAF Official Homepage

This site includes all aspects of the RAF including history, aircraft photos etc




The RAF Official Pages on the history of the service

This site includes all aspects of RAF history




Military Aviation Photogallery By Paul Nann

Excellent photographs of military planes



RAF Commands

RAF command organisation etc




Larry Wright's Bomber Command Pages

Site devoted to the history of Bomber Command during World War II




RAF Valley, Anglesea by Paul Crossley

Site devoted specifically to this RAF station in North Wales




MEDALS, AWARDS AND MEMORIALS




British Campaign Naval & Military Campaign Medals by Bob Sanders

Colour illustrations of British medals with their ribbons c.1793 - 1920




Victoria Cross Awards 1854 - 1914 by Stephen Herold

History and details of some VC awards




Victoria Cross Reference by Mike Chapman

Lists all VC awards made.




Victoria Cross UK Graves Site by Iain Stewart

A list of all VC holders with graves in UK with details of locations of graves and biographical information on awards.




Victoria Cross

Welsh recipients by Iain Stewart




Victoria Cross

Indian Awards by Ed Haynes




Indian Order of Merit - by Ed Haynes




The Commonwealth War Graves Commission




The Canadian Virtual War Memorial

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.



MILITARY UNIFORMS




THE DISCRIMINATING GENERAL

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



UNIFORMS OF THE BRITISH INFANTRY REGIMENTS 1660 - 1914 BY KEN JONES

An excellent site with colour illustrations of British Army uniforms of the periods concerned



UNIFORMS OF THE SCOTTISH REGIMENTS 1660 - 1914 BY KEN JONES

An excellent site with colour illustrations of the uniforms of Scottish Regiments of the British Army of the periods concerned



UNIFORMS OF THE ROYAL NAVY & ROYAL MARINES c.1921

Bob Sanders

I have uploaded two pages of uniforms, insignia & badges of the Royal Navy & Royal Marines for the period concerned



ARMY & RAF PHOTOGRAPHIC COLLECTIONS




MILITARY IMAGES BY ROGER CAPEWELL

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.



AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL SITE

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.