Tracing records of Royal Navy personnel who died in World War 2?

How do I find someone that was in the navy?

There are several reasons to try to find someone in the military.
#1. Navy World Wide Locator

  1. Step 1: Call 1-866-827-5672.
  2. Step 2: Be prepared to give as much information as possible to identify the service member.
  3. Step 3: Unless you are a family member, expect to pay a search fee of $3.50.

How can I find out what my father did in ww2?

You can find veterans’ military service records from World War I to the present from the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC). The NPRC houses many types of records, including Official Military Personnel Files (OMPF).

How do I find UK navy records?

Some records are free to view but others are available on either a subscription or pay per view basis (£). The National Archives (TNA) holds most of the service records for men who served up to the 1920s. The National Museum of the Royal Navy holds some additional records at the Fleet Air Arm Museum.

How can I find out what navy ship my grandfather was on?

To find out if they have any information on your veteran, call them at 800-827-1000. If the Department of Veteran Affairs does not have any information you can try contacting the Veteran Affairs Insurance Center at 800-669-8477.

Are Navy records public?

Access to Records, Information for the General Public:

Without the consent of the veteran or next-of-kin, the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) can only release limited information from the Official Military Personnel File (OMPF) to the general public.

How do I find a family member in the Navy?

It’s not easy to find military members or get their contact information.
You can reach the Red Cross:

  1. By phone at 1-877-272-7337.
  2. Through an online request (You’ll first need to create an account.)
  3. Using its Hero Care app on your mobile device.

How do I find someone’s military record UK?

Other ways to find service records

  1. the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.
  2. the Armed Forces Memorial roll of honour.
  3. the National Archives.

Can you look up military records for free?

Generally there is no charge for basic military personnel and medical record information provided to veterans, next of kin and authorized representatives from Federal (non-archival) records. Some companies advertise DD Form 214 research services and will charge a fee for obtaining copies.

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