Wednesday, November 09, 2016


                     FINDMYPAST GRANT FOUR DAYS OF
                         FREE ACCESS TO ALL MILITARY
                     RECORDS FOR VETERANS DAY 2016

·         Findmypast makes entire collection of more than 70 million world
                                           military records free for four days

·         All UK, Irish, Australian, Canadian and US military records free
                                     from the 10th to the 13th November 2016

·         Includes free access to over 43 million US and Canada military

Leading family history website, Findmypast, has just announced that
they will be making their entire collection of military records free
for four days to coincide with Veterans Day 2016.

From 04:00 EST, 10th November until 18:59 GMT, 13th November
2016, all 70 million records within Findmypast’s “Military, Armed Forces and Conflict” category will be completely free to search and
explore, providing family historians from around the globe the
opportunity to uncover the stories of the military heroes within their
own family.

This will include free access to;

·         Over 43 million US and Canada military records

·         Over 1.3 million United States Army enlistment records

·         Over 1.1 million United States Civil War Pension File
Index records

·         Over 89,000 Revolutionary War Pensions

·         Millions of Civil War soldiers, sailors, veterans and
medal records.

·         Millions of records covering US forces in Korea, Vietnam
and WW2

·         Over 26.4 million British military Records including the
most comprehensive collection of British Army service records
both for WW1 and pre WW1 - these multiple page
documents were released in partnership with The National
Archives and are packed with fascinating biographical details
such as the names and addresses of next of kin, physical
descriptions and character references from commanding

·         The most comprehensive British Royal Nave and Royal
Air Force collections available online

·         Over 2.6 million POW records in our exclusive Prisoners
of War 1715-1945 collection.

·         Over 1.1 million WW2 casualty records

·         Soldiers Died In The Great War 1914-1919 records

·         Over 1.5 million medal index cards, memorial rolls and
roll of honour records

·         Military tribunal records - the records of thousands of
men who attempted to avoid conscription

·         Military Nurses 1856-1994 records

                              Free Live Webinar

On Friday November 11th at 11:00 EST, Findmypast will be hosting

a free Remembrance Day  Webinar presented by in-house military
expert, Paul Nixon. In “Unpicking the past: revealing secrets in old
military photographs”, Mr Nixon will demonstrate how anyone can
 turn detective using old military photographs, military records and
historic newspapers to uncover clues which in turn open up further
avenues of research.

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