Royal Navy registers of reports of deaths on ships (1893–1950)
Search and download, for free, digital microfilm copies of indexes to registers of reports of deaths on Royal Navy ships in ADM 104/102–108 and the respective registers themselves in ADM 104/109–118 and ADM 104/122–139. The registers include name, age and rank of each seaman, the ship on which they were serving at the time of their death, with the date, place and cause of their death.
Royal Navy registers of killed and wounded (1854–1911 and 1914–1929)
Search and download, for free, digital microfilm copies of the Royal Navy registers of killed and wounded 1854–1911 and 1914–1929 in ADM 104/144–149. Search indexes to these records for 1915–1929 in ADM 104/140–143. The registers include name, age and rank of seamen, the ship on which they were serving and the date, place and circumstances of their injury or death.
British Army and Royal Navy birth, marriage and death records (1730–1960)
Search for a range of different types of British Army and Royal Navy birth, marriage and death records (£), including baptism and burial records and registers of marriages and deaths, at Ancestry.co.uk. The records span a variety of year ranges between 1730 and 1960 and are from multiple ADM and WO record series.
Indexes to births, marriages and deaths in the armed forces (1761–1995)
Search indexes to the regimental registers, British Army chaplains’ registers, army returns and service departments registers in the military section on findmypast (£). The related certificates can be obtained from the General Register Office.
The indexes to the regimental registers give a name, place, year and regiment.
Army chaplains’ registers (1796–1880) relate to births, marriages and deaths overseas. The index gives a name, place and date range of two to three years.
Service departments registers of births and marriages (1956–1965) relate to army, navy and air force births and marriages abroad.
Royal Navy seamen wills (1786–1882)
Search and download wills of Royal Navy and Royal Marines personnel (£) from ADM 48.