FREE Access to WWI Military & British/Irish Census Records -- FindmyPast (27 June - 4 July 2016)
From Findmypast …
In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme, we've made our 65 million world military records and over 265 million British and Irish censuses FREE for a week. Find your family making history in the most comprehensive collection of British Army records from World War 1 available online.
Dick Eastman (Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter) provides a good overview of this offering.
Even though I am half English, I have yet to find a British WWI veteran in my family tree. My grandfather did serve during WWII. On my father’s side, they were all recent emigrants to the USA, as WWI commenced, and so they didn’t serve.
Do you have a WWI Veteran in your family? What neat records have you found documenting their service?
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