British Military Artifacts

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== [[Image:2012-military-artifacts.JPG|205x224px]]                   Military Artifacts          ==
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== [[Image:2012-military-artifacts.JPG|205x224px|2012-military-artifacts.JPG]]                   Military Artifacts          ==
  
 
==== Do you have a member of your family who was in the military?  ====
 
==== Do you have a member of your family who was in the military?  ====
  
You may have been given a collection of items from that ancestor of even inherited them through another relative. Regardless of how these items came into your possession, ''understanding ''what and how valuable they are can help you locate the necessary facts to locate additional information about them in their military records.  
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You may have been given a collection of items from that ancestor or even inherited them through another relative. Regardless of how these items came into your possession, ''understanding ''what and how valuable they are can help you locate the necessary facts to locate additional information about them in their military records.  
  
 
Some of the types of artifacts are:  
 
Some of the types of artifacts are:  
  
*Medals with or without the ribbon
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/England_Military_Badges British Military Badges]   
*Military Badges 
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/England_Military_Medals British Military Medals]
*Soldier's Military Pay Book
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/England_Military_Personal_Papers British Military Personal Papers and Possessions]
*Soldier's Letters with or without the envelope
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/British_Military_Records British Military Records]
*Soldier's Journals
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/England_Military_Uniforms British Military Uniforms]
*Soldier's Hat
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*Soldier's Trunk
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*Photos of the soldier in a uniform
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*Enlistment (attestation) papers
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*Discharge papers
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Clicking on any of the above links will provide you with additional details in how to locate the valuable historical data connected with it as well as the historical information on the items themselves.
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Clicking on any of the above links will provide you with additional details in how to locate the valuable historical data connected with it as well as the historical information on the items themselves.  
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Revision as of 18:16, 12 December 2012

2012-military-artifacts.JPG                   Military Artifacts        

Do you have a member of your family who was in the military?

You may have been given a collection of items from that ancestor or even inherited them through another relative. Regardless of how these items came into your possession, understanding what and how valuable they are can help you locate the necessary facts to locate additional information about them in their military records.

Some of the types of artifacts are:

Clicking on any of the above links will provide you with additional details in how to locate the valuable historical data connected with it as well as the historical information on the items themselves.

Return to Did My Ancestor Serve in the British Armed Forces?