Monday, 9 November 2015

Ancestry adds Surrey, England, Regimental Rolls, 1914-1947

Almost lost in a sea of WW2 era catalog additions to Ancestry, mainly related to European Jews, come 114,251 entries in the Surrey, England, Regimental Rolls, 1914-1947 database.

Here's what Ancestry has to say about them.

This collection consists of records from the Queen's Royal West Surrey and East Surrey Regiments. The records for the Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment include Enlistment Registers and WWII Honours Indexes. Records for the East Surrey Regiment include Enlistment Registers, Transfers In Registers, and Nominal Rolls of Officers.
Details vary depending on the type of record, but typically will include the following information:
Enlistment Registers: Name, regiment number, birth place, event place, age and event date.
Transfers in Registers: Name, regiment number and event date.
Nominal Rolls of Officers: Name, event date and rank.
WWII Honors Indexes: Name, rank, regiment number and event date.
Each index entry is linked to an image sourced from the Surrey History Centre.

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