I am a bit behind on this but Findmypast is offering free access to a wide variety of military records in honor of Veterans Day. From their press release:
Findmypast makes entire collection of more than 70 million world military records free for four days. Allll UK, Irish, Australian, Canadian and US military records free from the 10th to the 13th November 2016. Includes free access to over 43 million US and Canada military records.
From 04:00 EST, 10th November until 18:59 GMT, 13th November 2016, all 70 million records within Findmypast’s “Military, Armed Forces and Conflict” category will be completely free to search and explore, providing family historians from around the globe the opportunity to uncover the stories of the military heroes within their own family.
This will include free access to:
Over 43 million US and Canada military records
Over 1.3 million United States Army enlistment records
Over 1.1 million United States Civil War Pension File Index records
Over 89,000 Revolutionary War Pensions
Millions of Civil War soldiers, sailors, veterans and medal records.
Millions of records covering US forces in Korea, Vietnam and WW2
Over 26.4 million British military Records including the most comprehensive collection of British Army service records both for WW1 and pre WW1 – these multiple page documents were released in partnership with The National Archives and are packed with fascinating biographical details such as the names and addresses of next of kin, physical descriptions and character references from commanding officers.
The most comprehensive British Royal Nave and Royal Air Force collections available online:
Over 2.6 million POW records in our exclusive Prisoners of War 1715-1945 collection.
Over 1.1 million WW2 casualty records
Soldiers Died In The Great War 1914-1919 records
Over 1.5 million medal index cards, memorial rolls and roll of honour records
Military tribunal records – the records of thousands of men who attempted to avoid conscription
Military Nurses 1856-1994 records
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