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World War II - Army Deaths DATABASE COVERS 1935-1950
 
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Search World War II British Army Deaths 1939-1948 database covers 1935-1950 on Familyrelatives.com

GRO War Deaths British Army Officers Indexes 1939-1948
GRO War Deaths British Army Other Ranks Indexes 1939-1948

Search the World War II British Army records on the following criteria

· Last Name
· 1st Name
· Squadron
· Number
· Rank
· Year
 

Suggestions when performing a search
Enter  variants of Unit/Squadron/Ship for instance;
Royal Air Force or RAF or Royal Flying Corps or RFC
R Lancs  for The King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)
KRRC for THE KING'S ROYAL RIFLE CORPS
Use the wildcard for Army Units i.e. %Lancers for 9th, 16th, 21 Lancers

 
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If you are searching for a name enter the first two letters and then a ? for example BI?

The data is fully transcribed and therefore easier to search

Below is a selection of the Regiments and Command included in the database (with abbreviation) :

THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS
THE ARMY AIR CORPS
THE BLACK WATCH
THE COLDSTREAM GUARDS
THE CORPS OF ROYAL ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERS (REME)
THE CORPS OF ROYAL ENGINEERS
THE DUKE OF CORNWALL'S LIGHT INFANTRY
THE DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY
THE EAST LANCASHIRE REGIMENT
THE EAST SURREY REGIMENT
THE ESSEX REGIMENT
THE GORDON HIGHLANDERS
THE GREEN HOWARDS
THE GRENADIER GUARDS
THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY (HLI)
THE HONORABLE ARTILLERY COMPANY (HAC)
THE IRISH GUARDS (I GUARDS)
THE KING'S REGIMENT (KR)
THE KING'S OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY
THE KING'S ROYAL RIFLE CORPS (KRRC)
THE MIDDLESEX REGIMENT (MDDX R)
THE NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE REGIMENT
THE QUEEN'S REGIMENT; THE QUEEN'S (ROYAL WEST SURREY)
THE RIFLE BRIGADE
THE ROME ALLIED AREA COMMAND
THE ROYAL ARMOURED CORPS
THE ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS
THE ROYAL ARMY ORDNANCE CORPS
THE ROYAL ARMY SERVICE CORPS
THE ROYAL ARTILLERY
THE ROYAL BERKSHIRE REGIMENT
THE ROYAL CORPS OF SIGNALS (RSIG)
THE ROYAL FUSILIERS (R FUS)
THE ROYAL HAMPSHIRE REGIMENT (R HANTS R)
THE ROYAL NORFOLK REGIMENT (R NORFOLK R)
THE ROYAL PIONEER CORPS (RPC)
THE ROYAL WARWICKSHIRE REGIMENT
THE ROYAL WARWICKSHIRE FUSILIERS
THE SUFFOLK REGIMENT (SUFFOLK R)
THE WILTSHIRE REGIMENT
THE YORK AND LANCASTER REGIMENT

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World War II British Army Deaths 1939-1948 database covers 1935-1950

GRO War Deaths British Army Officers Indexes 1939-1948
GRO War Deaths British Army Other Ranks Indexes 1939-1948

Separate indexes of armed forces deaths have been kept since 1761. Following the War Office and Admiralty procedures for reporting, verifying and notifying next of kin of a death or presumed death, these events were recorded in consolidated registers by the General Register Office for England and Wales, but covering the whole of the UK for the period 1935 to 1950.

General Register Office GRO, England and Wales. London, England

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Search the World War II British Army records on the following criteria

· Last Name
· 1st Name
· Squadron
· Number
· Rank
· Year
 

Suggestions when performing a search
Enter  variants of Unit/Squadron/Ship for instance;
Royal Air Force or RAF or Royal Flying Corps or RFC
R Lancs  for The King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)
KRRC for THE KING'S ROYAL RIFLE CORPS
Use the wildcard for Army Units i.e. %Lancers for 9th, 16th, 21 Lancers