WAR RECORDS SEARCH
Our database allows you to search for the military records of war dead, as well as for locations of war graves and commemorative sites.
Work began collecting the casualty war records after WW1 by the military authorities. They aim to provide perpetual commemoration to those who died while serving in the Commonwealth forces during the war.
Search First World War Records
Remember the roll of honour from the First World War, including commissioned officers and other ranks.
Search World War Two War Records
Learn details about the people who lost their lives during WW2.
Search War Records UK
Find details of members of the British army who died as well as locations of war memorials and cemeteries and military records in the UK.
How Do You Find War Records?
Whether you want to research a soldier who died in the great war or to find the military service records of a family member in the armed forces, our search tool allows you to discover a wealth of information.
To find records of the war dead, use our search tool to search by name(s), initials, service number, regiment, country and army served in. You can also search by date of death, cemetery or memorial, unit, rank and honours and awards.
Find more information on how to search in our war research guides.
Alternatively, the CWGC archive is open to the public and contains items from the organisation’s past since it began in 1917. Here you can find photographs, reports and files.