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Military history

Belgian refugees WW1 http://www.belgianrefugees14-18.be/
Black Veterans WW1 http://www.sweetpatootee.co.uk/
British Army WWI service, medals and pension records On Ancestry - page 20
Commonwealth War Graves https://www.cwgc.org/
Friends Ambulance Unit (WW1) http://fau.quaker.org.uk/
Home Guard http://www.home-guard.org.uk/
Imperial War Museum http://www.iwm.org.uk/
London (Edinburgh and Belfast) Gazette https://www.thegazette.co.uk/
Military genealogy http://www.nmarchive.com/
MoD service records (see also service personnel below) https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/
National Army Museum https://www.nam.ac.uk/
National Memorial Arboretum http://www.thenma.org.uk/
National Service Veterans Association http://www.nationalserviceveteransassociation.co.uk/
Navy Officers (1660 to 1824) http://www.navylist.org/
Operation War Diary (WWI) https://www.operationwardiary.org/
Prisoners of War (WWI) - ICRC https://grandeguerre.icrc.org/
Roll of Honour (WWI, II and later) http://www.roll-of-honour.com/
Roll of Honour (Worcestershire) http://www.rememberthefallen.co.uk/
Roll of Honour WWII On Ancestry - page 20
Royal Air Force Museum https://www.rafmuseum.org.uk/
Royal Marines Museum http://www.royalmarinesmuseum.co.uk/
Royal Naval Museum https://www.nmrn.org.uk/
Service personnel and veterans agency https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/veterans-uk
Soldiers’ wills (1850 to 1986) https://www.gov.uk/probate-search
Trench maps (WW1) http://maps.nls.uk/ww1/trenches/index.html
War memorials and photographs http://www.britishwargraves.co.uk/
Western Front Association http://www.westernfrontassociation.com/
WW1 research guide http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/first-world-war
WW1 records A to Z (Imperial War Museum) https://livesofthefirstworldwar.iwm.org.uk/