44, 000 boxes and over 2.5 million individuals who served in World War 1
Under licence from The National Archives, the new content will contain digitised images and transcriptions for two key World War One Record sets
- Service and Pension records.
These reveal personal details of those who fought in the war. Relatives of soldiers will soon discover more about their ancestors including information on physical appearance, wounds suffered, dates of campaigns served in, promotions, medals awarded, next of kin, regimental number and rank.
Together with Ancestry.co.uk’s complete set of English and Wales census records from 1841 – 1901 and free access to the Birth Marriage and Death index, users of the website will soon have access to a uniquely comprehensive overview of their family history.