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Regimental muster books, pay lists and records (c.1730–1991)
Search our catalogue by regiment name, number or county for a regimental muster book or pay list between c.1730 and 1898 (WO 10, WO 11, WO 12, WO 13, WO 14, WO 16, WO 68, WO 69) or for other regimental records between 1737 and 1991 (WO 379 and WO 380). These are arranged by unit type, regiment and date. They are also incomplete.
Second World War unit war diaries (1938–1947)
Refer to section 5 in the research guide British Army operations in the Second World War for a list of series containing unit war diaries for the Second World War. Unit war diaries do not generally contain biographical information.