Friday, November 11, 2011

New military records added to Genes Reunited

The following is from Genes Reunited.

NEW MILITARY RECORDS ADDED TO GENES REUNITED

To coincide with Remembrance Day, UK family history site Genes Reunited have added to their growing number of military records.

From today people interested in tracing their ancestors with military backgrounds can visit www.genesreunited.co.uk.  The new release includes The National Roll of the Great War 1914 -1918 which has brief biographies of soldiers who survived the Great War and also information on those who supported the War, such as nurses and civilians, who rarely feature in other WW1 Records.

The complete list of the new military records added towww.genesreunited.co.uk is below.

1861 Worldwide Army Index
Paddington Rifles 1860-1912
Royal Fusiliers Collection 1863-1905
Surrey Recruitment Registers 1908-1933
Army Roll of Honour 1939-1945
De Ruvigny’s Roll of Honour
Distinguished Conduct Medals
National Roll of the Great War
Royal Marine Medal Roll

The 1861 Worldwide Army Index includes soldiers who served across the World in Queen Victoria’s empire states.   The index is also useful for members to identify men missing from the 1861 census.

The newly added military records are available online atwww.genesreunited.co.uk and can be viewed on a pay per view basis or Platinum members can choose to add on one or more of the record sets to their package at a low cost.

Rhoda Breakell, Head of Genes Reunited comments: "We are proud to be adding to our growing number of military records on Genes Reunited especially on such an important and symbolic day".


About Genes Reunited
Genes Reunited was launched in 2003 as a sister-site to the Internet phenomenon Friends Reunited. Since then it has grown to become the UK's largest genealogy website.

It marked a revolution in genealogy and ancestry by combining them with Internet social-networking. Members are able to build their family tree by posting it on the site and investigating which ancestors they share with other members. They can also search historical records such as census, birth, marriage, death and military records.

Genes Reunited has over 11 million members and over 750 million names listed. One new name is added to the site every single second.

1 comment:

Richard Warner said...

The list has very vital information related to military records.The online availability is very helpful for everyone. Everyone wants to know about previous wars and the soldiers etc.