Find Army Service Records: Getting Started
The first place to start looking when researching a British soldier from World War I is the Medal Cards at The National Archives. You can search for free, but a fee is charged (about £3.50) for downloading the actual image. You can also search and download these from the Ancestry.co.uk website.
Find Army Service Records
Some tips to help trace a soldier who served in the army during the First World War - whether for your family history, for research or to find out about the boys who went to your school or came from your town.
Created by Alun Edwards.