Wednesday, 22 April 2015

Ancestry marks Anzac Day with free access weekend
To mark Anzac Day (25 April), has opened up its military collections to all researchers.

Free access will be available to all the collections listed below (for more details, click image)  until Sunday 26 April at 23:59 AEST (14:59 Dublin/09:59 NYC).

If you don't already have an account with you'll need to register with your name and email address. You'll then be sent a username and password to access the records.

ANZAC Memorial, 1914-1918
Australia, Imperial Force Burials At Gallipoli, 1915
Australia, WWI Service Records, 1914-1920
British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920
British Army WWI Pension Records 1914-1920
British Army WWI Service Records, 1914-1920
British Commonwealth War Graves Registers, 1914-1918
Canada, CEF Commonwealth War Graves Registers, 1914-1919
Canada, Ledgers of CEF Officers Transferring to Royal Flying Corps, 1915-1919
Canada, Military Honours and Awards Citation Cards, 1900-1961
Canada, Nominal Rolls and Paylists for the Volunteer Militia, 1857-1922
Canada, Selected Service Records of Soldiers, 1914-1918
Canada, Soldiers of the First World War, 1914-1918
Canada, War Graves Registers (Circumstances of Casualty), 1914-1948
Chronicles of the N.Z.E.F., 1916-1919
England, The National Roll of the Great War, 1914-1918
New Zealand Army Medal Rolls, 1860-1919
New Zealand Army WWI Casualty Lists, 1914-1919
New Zealand Army WWI Nominal Rolls, 1914-1918
New Zealand Army WWI Reserve Rolls, 1916-1917
New Zealand Army WWI Roll of Honour, 1914-1919
New Zealand Expeditionary Force Record of Personal Service, 1914-1918
New Zealand WWI Military Defaulters, 1919-1921
UK, British Prisoners of War, 1939-1945
UK, Citations of the Distinguished Conduct Medal, 1914-1920
UK, Commonwealth War Graves, 1914-1921 and 1939-1947
UK, Military Campaign Medal and Award Rolls, 1793-1949
UK, Naval Medal and Award Rolls, 1793-1972
UK, Navy Lists, 1888-1970
UK, Silver War Badge Records, 1914-1920
UK, WWI War Diaries (France, Belgium and Germany), 1914-1920
UK, WWI War Diaries (Gallipoli and Dardanelles), 1914-1916