Campaign medal index cards (1914-1920)
Search and download (£) the index cards to First World War campaign medals awarded to army officer (WO 372).
Campaign medal rolls (1914-1920)
Search by name, regimental number and regiment the campaign medal rolls (WO 329) on Ancestry (£). You may find abbreviations on a roll entry – some of these abbreviations are explained on our army medal index card guide (see section above).
Not all officers applied for their campaign medals, so if an officer did not apply, there will be no medal index card. The campaign medal roll usually contains the same information as the medal index card, but it may also give the battalion number.
Silver War Badge rolls (1914-1920)
Search the Silver War Badge rolls (WO 329) on Ancestry (£) by recipients’ name or by badge number.
Recommendations for military honours and awards (1935-1990)
Search the recommendations for military honours and awards (£) to personnel of the British Army and dominions’ armies (WO 373).
British Army casualty lists (1939-1945)
Search the daily British Army casualty lists (WO 417) on Findmypast.co.uk. These cover British Army officers, other ranks and nurses. They state the individuals’ rank, service number, date of becoming a casualty and type of casualty. It sometimes gives the unit/battalion number – you can use this to locate a unit war diary.
The term ‘casualty’ covers anyone in the British Army who was killed, wounded, missing, or was a prisoner of war.