Useful Books

Army Records: A Guide for family Historians
By William Spencer. Paperback.

Published by The National Archives, April 2007
ISBN 1905615108 - £12.99


Army Service Records of the First World War
By William Spencer. Paperback.

Published by The National Archives, August 2001
ISBN 1903365236 - £9.99


British Campaign Medals
By Peter Duckers. Paperback.

Published by Shire Books
£7.99


Family History in the Wars
By William Spencer. Paperback.

Published by The National Archives, February 2007
ISBN 1903365953 - £7.99


First World War. The Essential Guide to Sources in The National Archives
By Ian FW Beckett. Hardback.

Published by The National Archives, November 2002
ISBN 1903365414 - £19.99


Identifying your World War I Soldier from Badges and Photographs
By Iain Swinnerton and Roland Symons. Paperback.

Published by the Federation of Family Historians, 2006
ISBN 1860061281 - £7.50


Location of British Army Records 1914-1918
By Norman Holding and Iain Swinnerton. Paperback.

Published by the Federation of Family Historians, 4th edition
ISBN 1860061052 - £5.95


Making Use of the Census
By Susan Lumas. Paperback

Published by The National Archives, July 2002
ISBN 190336535X - £8.99


Medals: The Researcher’s Guide
By William Spencer. Hardback

Published by The National Archives, June 2006
ISBN 1903365635 - £19.99


More Sources of World War I Army Ancestry
By Norman Holding. Paperback

Published by the Federation of Family History Societies, 3rd edition
ISBN 1860060838 - £5.45


My Ancestor was in the Army
By Michael Watts and Christopher Watts.
Published by the Society of Genealogists 1992, reprinted 1995.

ISBN 0-946789-47-9 £5.50
Currently out of print. Re-print anticipated.


Tracing Your Army Ancestors
By Simon Fowler. Paperback

Published by Pen & Sword, September 2006
ISBN 1844154106 - £9.99


Tracing Your First World War Ancestors
By Simon Fowler. Paperback.

Published by Countryside Books, 2003.
ISBN 1853067911 - £7.95


Tracing Your Family History – Army
Published by the Imperial War Museum, 2006, 2nd edition. Paperback.

ISBN 1-90489724X £5.99


Tracing Your Second World War Ancestors
By Simon Fowler. Paperback.

Published by Countryside Books, February 2006
ISBN 1853069361 - £9.99


Tracing Your Service Women Ancestors
By Mary Ingham.

Published by Pen & Sword
ISBN 9781848841734 - £14.99


World War I Army Ancestry
By Norman Holding and Iain Swinnerton. Paperback

Published by the Federation of Family History Societies, 4th edition
ISBN 1860061796 - £6.95