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Service Records

To obtain a Service Record

 

United Kingdom

First World War 
Surviving Service Records for UK personnel from the First World War are held at the National Archives.

The National Archives
Kew
Richmond
Surrey TW9 4DU

Tel:   0208 876 3444  

E-Mail:    enquiry@nationalarchives.gov.uk
Internet:   http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

Second World War 

Service Records for UK personnel are available at the following addresses:-

ARMY

Army Personnel Centre   
Historical Disclosures, Mailpoint 555  
Kentigern House
65 Brown Street
Glasgow  G2 8EX

Tel:  0845 600 9663
E-mail:  APC-Sp-ParlDiscl-Dis4-Mailbox@mod.uk

AIR FORCE

RAF Disclosures Section
Room 221b
Trenchard Hall
RAF Cranwell
Sleaford
LINCS
NG34 8HB
01400 261201            
Ext 6711
Ext 8161/8159 (Officers)
Ext 8163/8168/8170 (Other ranks)      

NAVY

Director Naval Personnel
Mailpoint G2             
Room 48            
West Battery
Whale Island - Portsmouth
PO2 8DX

Tel:  023 9262 8670  (or 8654, 8670,  8677)

 

AUSTRALIA

World War I Service Records:

www.naa.gov.au/

World War II  Service Records:

www.naa.gov.au/

 

CANADA 

All Canadian Records

NATIONAL ARCHIVES OF CANADA

Personnel Records Unit
National Archives of Canada
395 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario
CANADA  K1A 0N3

Tel:  (1) 613 995 3991  -   main telephone number for military records
        (1) 613 992 3884  -   main telephone number for war diaries

Fax:  (1) 613 943 8581 

Website:  www.collectionscanada.gc.ca

 

NEW ZEALAND

All New Zealand Service Records:

New Zealand Defence Force Personnel Archives
Private Bag 905
Upper Hutt
Wellington
NEW ZEALAND     

Tel:  (64) 4 527 5272  Fax:   (64) 4 527 5288
E-mail:  personnel.archives@nzdf.mil.nz

 

SOUTH AFRICA

All South African Service Records:

Any request for information on South African Military Personnel from 1910 up to the present day should be addressed to

Documentation Centre
SA National Defence Force
Private Bag X289
PRETORIA 0001
SOUTH AFRICA
Tel:  (27) 12 322 6350 Fax:  (27) 12 322 5613
E-mail:  sandfdoc@mweb.co.za

 

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