How to look for records of... Royal Naval Division personnel
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About 50,000 service records of men who served in the Royal Naval Division are available to search and download from our catalogue.
The Royal Naval Division was established in 1914 and was made up of surplus members of various armed services.
The Royal Naval Division served on shore alongside the Army and was transferred into the control of the Army in 1916.
When looking for a person who served in the Royal Naval Division, you may find his service history, next of kin, religion and personal description.