04 August 2013

Deceased Online adds British military cemetery records

Tens of thousands of military burial records held at the The National Archives are now added to Deceased Online. The records, which date back to 1756, comprise digital scans of burial registers for eight cemeteries:

  • Haslar and Clayhall Royal Navy cemeteries, Gosport, Hampshire: 1826-1911 with more than 10,000 burials;
  • Greenwich Royal Hospital and Chapel, Greenwich, London: 1844-1966, more than 7,000 burials;
  • Aldershot Military Burial Ground, Aldershot, Surrey: 1856-1911, also more than 7,000 burials (informal video tour);
and, each with fewer than 5,000 burials:
  • Canterbury Garrison, Kent: 1808-1958
  • Royal Victoria Hospital, Netley, Gosport, Hampshire: 1864-1975
  • Royal Garrison Church of St George, Woolwich, Greenwich, London: 1937-1964
  • Sandhurst Royal Military College Chapel, Sandhurst, Camberley, Surrey: 1829-1978
  • Sheerness Dockyard Church, Isle of Sheppey, Kent: 1756-1826

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