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2011 November 20,000,000 Military Records
fallen with 20 Million Records
Armistice Day also known as Remembrance Day is on November 11 and commemorates the armistice signed between the Allied Forces and Germany for the cessation of hostilities on the western Front which took place at eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 1918.
It was said at the time that World War I was the war to end all wars, sadly every decade of the 20th century has seen conflicts since.
Familyrelatives.com has over 20,000,000 Military records online and growing, which makes it one of the largest online resources available.This year at Familyrelatives we will remember on the 11 of 11, 2011 at 11 those who perished.
The range and quality of information on those who perished is poignant - from the men who lost their lives in ships across the oceans to the soldiers who died in Flanders’ fields in the Great War and in Europe, Africa and the Far east in World War II. The Royal Air Force too suffered many losses in fact more than 61,000. Records now include Rolls of Honour, Army, Royal Air Force and Navy Lists as well as the official General Register Office Overseas indexes.
You can find out more about your ancestors through Familyrelatives.com search facility which allows you to search for your past but also allows you to view those friends that fell with them or went down in the same ship. Some of the famous names of the Ships which were lost can easily be identified among the thousands listed. This search facility is available for World War I 1914-1918 British Army Deaths, database covers 1913-1921 includes Royal Air Force Deaths and Royal Flying Corps (RFC).
As part of the collection we include 9 million soldiers who enlisted in the US Army with records of US Prisoners of war as well as sources from other countries including the Indian Army, Australian and New Zealand Army (ANZAC).
We released a few statistics which were garnered from the website in a quick search of the British Army Lists shows that between 1939 and 1945 the Army Officer Corps alone suffered the loss of:-
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We have many changes to come on Familyrelatives.com over the next few months from Calendar’s to Photo Albums, to Family Tree software, to Family & Friend inclusion and we would love your feedback and interaction.