Tracing Your Army Ancestors by Simon Fowler


Whether you are interested in the career of an individual officer, researching medals awarded to a soldier or just want to know more about a particular battle or campaign, this book will point you in the right direction.

Assuming that the reader has no prior knowledge of the British army, its history or organisation, Simon Fowler explains which records survive, where they can be found and how they can help you in your research. He also describes resources available online as well as books and campaign histories.

*Comprehensive introduction to researching army history
*Shows how to trace the careers of individual soldiers from 1760 to the present day
*Explains army organisation and regimental histories
*Information on all the major archives and museums including the National Archives
*Includes Indian army

Paperback published by Pen and Sword


Supplied by: S&N Genealogy Supplies

Format: Book

Product Ref: SNG-6421