Search the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website for details of men and women who died in the First and Second World Wars.
Look up an announcement of a 20th century gallantry award on The Gazette website.
Some or all of the recommended publications below may be available to buy from The National Archives’ Bookshop. Alternatively, search The National Archives’ Library to see what is available to consult at Kew.
Consult the Navy List for an RNAS officer’s service up to the end of March 1918. Search the Air Force List for his service after April 1918.
Read ‘Air Force Records: A guide for family historians’, 2nd edition, by William Spencer (The National Archives, 2008).