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Remembering Norman Edyvean-Walker, James Wheeler, and John Davis

Posted on: 31, January, 2019
British Army Ancestors soldier photos

Every day on the British Army Ancestors Facebook page I take time to commemorate a British soldier. This post will look at three of the men I have remembered recently; from left to right: Norman Edyvean-Walker, James Wheeler, and John Davis. Norman Edyvean-Walker As more and more people upload photos to British Army Ancestors, so […]

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No 3 Company, RAMC, 3rd (Highland) Brigade Field Hospital

Posted on: 20, January, 2019
No 3 Company, RAMC, 3rd (Highland) Brigade Field Hospital

Some photographs are too good not to share and this photograph definitely falls into that category. I bought it not so long ago, along with a couple of other photos wich had belonged to 8698 Private Ernest Albert Gander. He had served with No 3 Company, RAMC, 3rd (Highland) Brigade Field Hospital which is why […]

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Remembering George Coppard, William Bevan and Guy Paget

Posted on: 16, January, 2019
George Coppard, William Bevan, Guy Paget

Every day on the British Army Ancestors Facebook page I take time to commemorate a British soldier. This post will look at three of the men I have remembered recently; from left to right: 19012 Cpl George Coppard, MGC;  10917 Pte William Bevan, King’s Own; and Major Guy Paget, Royal Field Artillery. George Coppard 19012 […]

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Remembering Henry Tyers, Horace Williams, the calm before the storm

Posted on: 2, January, 2019
Henry Tyers, Horace Williams, Melrose 1914

Every day on the British Army Ancestors Facebook page I take time to commemorate a British soldier. This post will look at two of the men I have remembered recently – and a family scene on the eve of the First World War. From left to right, Henry Tyers, Horace Williams and “Melrose”. Henry Tyers […]

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Finding photographs of your British Army Ancestor

Posted on: 1, January, 2019
Radley College prefects photographs 1906

What are the chances of finding photographs of your British Army Ancestors?  One thing is certain, our military ancestors weren’t shy of the camera. Since photography was invented in 1839 soldiers have posed in front of a camera in their millions. At the time of writing, a casual trawl on the UK version of eBay […]

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Do you own medal roll transcriptions from WO 100 or similar? I am seeking to plug known gaps in this database of British Army Ancestors by adding medal roll transcriptions and other databases to this site, thus adding to the 11m+ searchable names you will find here. Please drop me a line if you would like to contribute: paul@britisharmyancestors.co.uk.

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