Sunday, 6 September 2015

First World War British Military Ancestors

Act fast if you want in, the (UK) National Archives is offering a webinar How to find your First World War military ancestors on Monday 14 September 2015, 12:00-13:00 (UK time). That means a 7 am start for those of us on EDT.
The webinar will explore how to start tracing individual men who served in the British army, Royal Navy, Merchant Navy and the Royal Flying Corps (later RAF), using records held at The National Archives.
TNA webinars become oversubscribed so act fast to reserve your place if you want in at

Another recent First World War webinar, now available on an archived basis, is Tracing your ancestors – women in the military services during the First World War. Emily Stidston hosts this webinar which introduces women’s service and other records from 1914 to 1918 and beyond. These records include Army, Royal Navy, Royal Air Force, Merchant Navy, nursing services and voluntary organisations.

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