FindMyPast Friday November 16, 2018

As reported by the FindMyPast bloghttps://blog.findmypast.com/findmypast-friday-2619905180.html,

There are more than 383,000 new records and newspapers available to search this Findmypast Friday.

British Armed Forces, First World War Soldiers’ Medical Records

Over 224,000 new records have been added to our collection of National Archive’s First World War Soldiers’ Medical Records. Including both images of transcripts, these records will enable you to discover when and where your ancestor was wounded, the nature of their wounds, where they were treated, how long they were held for treatment and details pertaining to their service history.

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King’s Royal Rifle Corps Chronicle 1900-1920

Explore more than 2,400 pages offering fascinating glimpses glimpses into a proud regiment and its evolution from the Boer war to the end of the First World War. These books provide, in many cases, the only record of men who served with the King’s Royal Corps, certainly up until 1914. This is the most complete collection of King’s Royal Rifle Corps Chronicles published online and a welcome addition to our ever-growing military collection.

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Rifle Brigade Chronicle 1890-1920

First published by the regiment in 1890 the Chronicle on Findmypast contains over 4,800 pages and covers a complete run from 1890 to 1920. These volumes will be of particular interest to anyone who has a general fascination for the late Victorian and Edwardian regular army and the evolution, and destruction, of a regiment during the First World War. These books provide, in many cases, the only record of men who served with the Rifle Brigade, certainly up until 1914.

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British Armed Forces, Board Of Trade Rolls Of Honour 1914-1918

On the 19 December 1923, Prime Minister, Stanley Baldwin, a former President of the Board of Trade unveiled a Roll of Honour which was initiated by the staff after the war. The Roll was inscribed with the details of more than 2,600 employees who lost their lives during the Great War.

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British & Irish Newspaper Update

This week we have added 149,524 pages to The Archive. We have updated seven of our existing titles, with updates to Lloyd’s List, late twentieth century pages from the Perthshire Advertiser, as well as further additions to the New Ross Standard and the Liverpool Echo. We also have exciting updates this week to our special cinema publication, The Bioscope. This week’s updated pages cover the years 1911 to 1913, spanning the early days of commercial cinema.

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Titles updated this week include:

  • Belfast Telegraph – 1935
  • The Bioscope – 1911-1913, 1923
  • New Ross Standard – 1915, 1988-2001
  • Liverpool Echo – 1881-1883, 1885
  • Drogheda Independent – 1999-2002
  • Lloyd’s List – 1899-1900, 1905
  • Perthshire Advertiser – 1988-1996

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