How do I find someone’s military record UK?
Other ways to find service records
- the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.
- the Armed Forces Memorial roll of honour.
- the National Archives.
How do I find my grandads military records UK?
Service records, 1920–present
Visit the GOV.UK website for information about how to request a summary of a service record from the Ministry of Defence (MOD). These are available to next of kin and members of the general public on request to the MOD, provided the subject is no longer living.
Can you look up someone’s combat record?
To find someone else’s records, you must use a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. The FOIA website of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, www.rcfp.org/foi.html , has detailed information. When you file your FOIA request, ask for all “publicly releasable” information on the veteran in question.
How do I find a ww1 British soldiers record?
Search military records of non-commissioned officers and other ranks on Ancestry.co.uk (charges apply) and Findmypast.co.uk (charges apply) including service records (WO 363), pension records (WO 364) and campaign medal cards.
How do I find my grandfather’s military service records?
You can request a copy of the Veteran’s military records in any of these ways:
- Mail or fax a Request Pertaining to Military Records (Standard Form SF 180) to the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC). …
- Write a letter to the NPRC. …
- Visit the NPRC in person.
- Contact your state or county Veterans agency.
Can you look up military records for free?
Request Recent Military Records (World War I – Present)
Most requests are free.
How do I find my father’s RAF national service records?
Records of RAF airmen who served after 1939, and of men whose service numbers were above 562875 are still with the RAF. Look on the GOV.UK website to find out how to obtain service records. It can be useful to know his service number. If you do not know his number, browse through the name indexes in AIR 78 to find it.
How do I find out what medals My grandad was awarded UK?
Information on the available Medal Rolls can be found in the Collections List, available on the website: (www.forces-war-records.co.uk/collections). Like all our collections, these will automatically be brought up in any relevant name search.