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New records available on Ancestry

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A number of new records have been added to Ancestry.co.uk which will be a welcome addition for those researching their ancestors’ war experiences during WWII and those with Indian connections and worked for the East India Company.

The records are:

British Army Prisoners of War, 1939-1945
Searchable listing of World War II British Army prisoners of war. Information includes: name, rank, army number, regiment, POW number, and camp information.

Army Roll of Honour, 1939-1945
Searchable Roll of Honour – a listing of British Army casualties from World War II (WWII).

Scanned copies of The East India Register & Directory, 1844,and Thacker’s Indian Directory, 1895.

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