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24 Mar 2023 8:16 AM | Anonymous

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British Army, Local Armed Forces’ Enrolment Forms, Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902  

This brand-new collection includes over 60,000 enrolment forms for those who enlisted in the British Army in South Africa during the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902. Typically, these detail-rich transcriptions will include a name, nationality, trade, regiment, next of kin and the next of kin’s address. 

British Army, East Surrey Regiment 1899-1919 

A further 41,023 records have been added to this existing collection and cover the period of the Anglo-Boer War and the First World War. You’ll normally find a name, regiment, regimental number, year of birth, and birthplace in these records, which include three different types: medals, orders and rank, and a file index.   

British Army, Queen’s Royal West Surrey Regiment 1901-1918 

85,0111 new records have been added to this set, which includes series such as 1918 Prisoners of War, Register of Recruits 1914-1917, and Boer War Medals 1901-1903. You’ll usually be able to learn an ancestor’s name, regiment, regimental number, rank, birthplace and birth year.   

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