This Months Talk

Researching Hereford Military

Maj D L Seeney – Herefordshire Light Infantry Museum and Orders & Medals Research Society.

 

Subjects discussed in talk;

Military Research Check List

1. Absent Voters List – On line and local Records Office

2. Medal Cards – ancestry.co.uk – National Archives

3. Service and Pension Papers – ancestry.co.uk – National Archives

4. Pension Cards–Western Front  www.westernfrontassociation.com

5. Prisoners of War – National Archives – Red Cross

6. Silver War Badge – National Archives & ancestry.co.uk

7. Death Cert – ancestry.co.uk

8. Military Wills  1850 – 1986 – GOV.UK

9. War Graves – ancestry.co.uk & Commonwealth War Graves

10. Soldiers Died – ancestry.co.uk & Regimental Museums

11. Rolls of Honour – Local Records Office – Military Museums

12. London Gazette – Local Records Office & Free on Line

13. Red Cross Enquiry Lists missing in action – Red Cross,

Imperial War Museum, Naval & Military Press

14. Military Decorations – London Gazette & ancestry.co.uk

15. Missing in action reports – International Red Cross (Late 2014)

16. Regimental Magazines – Military Museums

17. Newspapers – On line & Find My Past

18. Army/Navy/Airforce Lists – Records Offices & Museums

19. War Diaries – National Archives and Military Museums

20. Order of Battle of Divisions – NA & Military Museums

21. Unit Histories – Military Museums and on line

22. Medical Records – limited files – National Archives

23. Admission Books Base Hospitals – limited files – NA

24. Muster Rolls & Pay Lists – National Archives

25. Medal Rolls – ancestry.co.uk & National Archives

26. Service Papers post 1920 – www.veterans-uk.info

Local Records and Archives

27. Prisoners of War Comfort Funds

28. Church Services men at the Front

29. War Memorial Planning Committee

30. Military Tribunals 1914-19

31. War Widows and orphans fund

32. Local Papers and rolls of service

33. War Pension Committee

34. 1915 National Register – Census of Service recruits

35. Old Contemptible – Local Branch

36. Local Red Cross Hospitals

37. Territorial Force Association Records

38. Parcels for men at the front – Committee Records

39. War Diaries of local men

40. Welcome Home – Committee Records

41. Rolls of Honour local schools, factories, banks

42. Muster Rolls of local recruits

43. Local men decorated in the war

44. Local papers - war supplement

45. Comrades of the Great War – Local branch records

 

46. Local Defence units

 

Kindle Centre, Hereford @7-30pm
Friday 21st November 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

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