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Army Records
By William Spencer

Army Records

A Guide for Family Historians

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Format: Paperback

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Army Records by William Spencer

Book Description

The National Archives' exceptional collection of military material includes the personal files of hundreds of thousands of First World War soldiers as well as Army nursing services, the WAAC, prisoners of war from the Second World War and Korea, and a wide variety of orders, decorations and medal rolls - from the Napoleonic Wars to the Falklands. This practical and accessible guide to records in the Archives and the British Library's India Office covers over four centuries of Army life. Written by a military specialist and adviser on family history, it provides an insider's knowledge of material newly released, soon to become available and recently deposited in regimental museums.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781905615100
ISBN-10: 1905615108
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 189mm x 13mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: The National Archives
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 4-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Books By Author William Spencer

Family History in the Wars by William Spencer Family History in the Wars, Paperback (November 2007)

Gives advice on researching men's and women's service records. This work covers the three services - Army, Navy and Air Force - as well as shows how to trace individual careers through medals and gallantry awards, prisoners of war files and casualty lists.

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Author Biography - William Spencer

William Spencer has been the military specialist at London's National Archives since 1996. He formerly served in the Royal Navy and holds an MA in War Studies from the prestigious Department of War Studies at Kings College, London. He is the author of the successful Medals: the Researcher's Guide (2006), the bestselling Army Service Records of the First World War (now in its third edition), and the forthcoming Family History in the Wars (all published by the National Archives).

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