Findmypast Offers Free Access to Their Military Collection through November 15, 2021 #canada #records #unitedkingdom #usa #canada #records #unitedkingdom #usa

Jan Meisels Allen



Findmypast is offering free access to ALL their military records collection through November 15, 2021 10:00 GMT in honor of Veterans Day. All UK, Irish, Australian, New Zealand, Canadian and US records are now free to access  See:


Registration is required with name, email address and password. No credit card information is required.  To register go to:  If you try to access the military collection after the deadline you will be invited to subscribe. That is also true if you try to access their non-military records or newspapers during and after the free access time period.


To search the records go to:


From service records, pensions and rolls of honor to medals, casualties, personnel lists, burials and much more, the free access period includes all manner of resources spanning more than three centuries and covering a wide variety of conflicts ranging from the Napoleonic, American Revolutionary, Crimean and Boar Wars to both World Wars and beyond.


Findmypast has over 60 million military and conflict records, which contain reliable, accurate, and revealing information about your ancestor’s service history in conflicts that often impacted millions around the world. The records cover both world wars as well as a range of other national and international conflicts dating from 1760 to the 20th century.


There are more than 36 million Canadian and American military records in this category. Included in this record collection are records of both world wars, as well as conflicts in Vietnam, Korea, and the American Civil War. The types of records included in this category are lists of pension records, draft registration cards, lists of medals and honors, correspondence from the front, and histories of various units and battalions.


There are also records of prisoners of war and casualties from the various conflicts. The records themselves contain essential biographical details, as well as the triumphs and challenges your ancestors experienced while serving their nation.


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I have no affiliation with Findmypast and am posting this solely for the information of the readers.


Jan Meisels Allen

Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee