World War One​ Research

Facts uncovered and mysteries solved

What Can I Do?

I can provide copies of surviving Service records, both for Officers and Other Ranks, along with Medal entitlement details and the Regiment and the  Battalion a man served with, if these records are identifiable to a specific man.


If a man was awarded a Gallantry medal, I can also supply further details of that.

To enhance these personal records, I can also provide copies of War Diaries, in the case of the Army or Operation Records Books in the case of the RAF.  Both would provide a day-by- day account of where the man’s Battalion or Squadron was serving and what they were involved in, which will really give a picture of what your ancestor experienced.

I can also investigate whether a man was a Prisoner of War and supply copies of those records.


As part of any of this research, I am also able to search a variety of contemporary local newspapers for further information on a  man and his service.


I can also research Military Nurses.

All of the above research can be carried out on an individual man, or, for a number of men, for example researching all men on a War Memorial.

 
Please contact me if you would like me to research any of the above.

Testimonials

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Ann Swabey’s assistance in conducting the research for my website www.riverheadpc.kentparishes.gov.uk was invaluable. She was able to access material quickly and efficiently saving me considerable time and money. I highly recommend her to anyone conducting research into the past.

Martin Arnold War Memorial Researcher UK

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