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Thursday, October 28, 2010

Register of the Second Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 (UK)

The Register of the Second Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 is a unique database for genealogists, military historians and medal collectors. It contains over 258,800 names, including a completely revised casualty list of 59,000 casualty records. The Register can help you:

* Find the unit with which your 'mysterious' ancestor served
* Quickly research a medal before you buy or bid for it
* Find the many units with which a soldier served
* Learn about the place they became a casualty
* Find the medal roll reference and for some records the clasp entitlement
* Locate which war memorial they appear on
* Learn about a mention in a book
* Find what honours and awards they received

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