During the past few years the internet has become an excellent tool for
researching British military history. The vast amount of information that are
now available easily and quickly, have made the internet an invaluable tool for
discovering family history and genealogical information.
The publication presents some if the best and well-known sites that can be
used for "researching the British Army and the Armies of the Commonwealth.
Empire and Domionions". The book does just what its title states - it informs
the reader of the best sites for researching this engrossing topic. Countries covered include England, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, South Africa, India and more.
Some of the topics covered in this book are: Napoleonic battles; Victorian
campaigns; World War 1; World War 2; Military museums; Archive facilities;
Medals research; British regiments, units and formations; Regimental
associations; Military intelligence; Organisations for Veterans; Monuments,
graves and Rolls of Honour.
The appendixes give information on regimental histories, associations and
museum collections. A brief overview of battles and campaigns of the British
Army is given as well.
Abbreviations and Notation
1. Introduction to the Internet
2. Sites for Regiments, Units and Formations
3. Wars, Battles and Campaigns and Related Associations
4. Army Research and History Societies
5. Associations for Ex-Service Personnel
6. Medals and Awards
7. Archive Facilities
8. National Museums
9. Graves, War Memorials and Rolls of Honour
10. Publishers, Newspapers and Magazines
11. Battlefield Tours
12. Re-Enactment Groups
14. Internet and Discussion Lists
Appendix A. Popular Internet Search Engine
Appendix B. Regimental Rosters and Histories
Appendix C. Regimental Associations of the Internet
Appendix D. Summary of Campaigns and Conflicts Involving the British Army
Appendix E. Regimental Collections by Museum
Appendix F. Museums for Regiments and Formations