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Military records of the British Army, 1914-1920

Manuscript/Manuscript on Film
English
Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1990-1995
on 4831 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. & 16 mm.

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United Kingdom, World War I Service Records are available online, click here.

Microfilm of original records in possession of the Public Record Office, London, England.

These records are known as the "Unburnt documents". They represent about 8 percent of the original file. These are files that were submitted to the Ministry of Pensions. They were undamaged during World War II when the main file was 70 per cent destroyed in the Blitz.

Contains service files of soldiers who were discharged from the British Army from 1914 to 1920. The files are organized alphabetically by surname and given name. Some soldiers may have enlisted as early as the 1890s. Includes unit name and number, birthplace, age at time of enlistment and name and address of next of kin. May also include names of parents, spouses and children. May also note occupation prior to military service and assignments in the Army. Includes date of discharge and reason for discharge. Death certificates of some pensioners are included up to as late as the 1950s.

Public Record Office No.: WO 361

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