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    DescriptionWhether you are interested in the career of an individual officer, researching medals awarded to a soldier, or just want to know more about a particular battle or campaign, this book will point you in the right direction. Assuming the reader has no prior knowledge of the British Army, its history or organization, Simon Fowler explains what records survive, where they are to be found and how they can help you in your research. He shows how to make the best use of the increasing number of related resources to be found online, and he pays particular attention to explaining the records and the reasons behind their creation, as this information can be very important in understanding how these documents can help your research.

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    Tracing Your Army Ancestors
    A Guide for Family Historians
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Simon Fowler
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 386 g
    ISBN 13: 9781781590867
    ISBN 10: 1781590869

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25590
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.6
    BIC E4L: HIS
    LC subject heading: ,
    BIC subject category V2: WQY
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Merchandise Category: REF
    B&T General Subject: 680
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    Ingram Subject Code: HM
    Libri: I-HM
    DC22: 929.1072041
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A18560000
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027130
    Abridged Dewey: 929
    LC classification: CS
    BISAC V2.8: REF013000
    DC23: 929.1072
    Thema V1.0: WQY
    Edition statement
    2nd edition
    Illustrations note
    over 50 illustrations
    Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    Publication date
    30 April 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    SIMON FOWLER is a leading authority on family history and a prolific writer on the subject. He is now a freelance author and researcher, but most of his career was spent at The National Archives, where he once edited their family history magazine Ancestors. He has long been interested in the lives of ordinary soldiers and officers. His many books for Pen & Sword include Tracing Your First World War Ancestors, Military History on the Internet, Tracing Your Ancestors and Tracing Your Naval Ancestors.
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    'This well-known author has produced yet another excellent guide for researching ancestors who have served in the Army. The book is an ideal text for reference when investigating army personnel.' Military Archive Research.com 'A splendid publication with a great deal of valuable information.' Michael Brooker, Guild of Battlefield Guides Also from the pen of Simon Fowler comes this fully updated second edition of his best selling guide for those researching British Army ancestors from 1760 to the 1960's. The latest online information and resources appear, along with explanations about the records and reasons for their creation, which can greatly help you place your soldiers' careers in context. Family Tree