Tuesday, December 24, 2013

National Archives overseas British military burials collection added to Deceased Online

The following is from Deceased Online.

► Cyprus, Egypt, Malta and Singapore burial records in National Archives military collection◄  
  • Thousands of records from The National Archives for overseas British military cemeteries are available online for the first time from www.deceasedonline.com.
  • Already there are burial records for 8 British military burial sites within the UK on Deceased Online together with many more records from The National Archives. 
  • The overseas military burial sites featured are in 10 burial sites in 4 countries; Cyprus, Egypt and Singapore with the majority in burial sites in Malta.
  • The records comprise register scans and the earliest record is 1801; those featured include support staff as well active military personnel and their families
  • There are now approximately 40,000 National Archives’ burial records for military personnel and support staff across all services dating back to 1756 on Deceased Online.
  • Read full details on the collection at: https://www.deceasedonline.com/servlet/GSDOSearch  

Read Emma Jolly’s fascinating blog on this collection at:http://deceasedonlineblog.blogspot.co.uk/2013/12/overseas-garrison-burials.html

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