09 November 2019

Findmypast adds military records

Britain, The Great War, I Was There
The Great War: I Was There is a magazine that was first published in 1938 mainly consisting of first-hand accounts and previously unpublished images. Its 51 editions ran from 29 September 1938 to 19 September 1939, 1,186 pages available to view as pdfs.
You can search by name and optional keywords. Hits are initially shown by the page number with no preview; you need to view the pdf — search terms are not highlighted.

Burma Star Association Membership Forms
Search over 53,000 membership forms of the Burma Star Association, to become a full member of the Association, an ex-Serviceman, ex-Servicewoman or Nurse must have been awarded the Burma Campaign Star for service in Burma during World War 2 for the necessary qualifying period or the Pacific Star with Burma Clasp.

The Association is Tri-Service and for members of The Merchant Navy who hold the Burma Star with permanent representatives from the Royal Navy, Army, Royal Air Force and Royal British Legion on the National Council.

Each records includes both a transcript and an image of the original form. Transcripts show application year, ship/unit, status and residence while images will provide rank, service number, address and signature.

Dekho, Burma Star Association
Over 4,000 records of members of the Burma Star Association. Dekho! Is the journal of the Burma Star Association. Published three times a year it informs members of the Association who are unable to get out and meet their comrades about events that are going on in the Burma Star Association. These editions run from 1951 to 2018.

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