Findmypast Offers Free Access to Their Entire Collection of Military and Civilian Records Starting Friday November 8 Through Monday November 11th

Jan Meisels Allen



Findmypast is offering free access to their entire collection of military and civilian records from 12 pm (GMT) Friday November 8th until 12PM Monday November 11th.  Please use the time converter to check the time in your time zone:  If you try to sign in before the promotion begins you will be invited to subscribe.


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This opportunity includes over 85 million military records covering the Armed Forces of the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Australia, New Zealand and Ireland. Record range from service records and pensions to medal rolls, POW records, casualty lists and more.


Also available during this special free access promotion are all other records including censuses, births, marriages & deaths, wills, education & employment records, travel and social history records.  Excluded from the free access offer are: all newspapers, the Periodical Source Index (PERSI) and the UK Electoral Registers and Companies House Directors 2002-2019


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Jan Meisels Allen

Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee


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