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If you are enquiring about Service Records and for information on who holds records and how to request them.

[Service records of Royal Navy, Royal Marines, Royal Marines Reserve, Royal Naval Reserve, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Air Service, and WRNS]




If you are enquiring about medals, badges or emblems 

[ i.e. Current and previous Campaign medals, Long Service & Good Conduct Medal, Volunteer Reserves Service Medal,  Russian Convoy Medal,  Arctic Emblem,  UK Armed Forces Veteran's Badge, UK Merchant Seafarers Veteran’s Badge.]




Search casualty lists of the Royal Navy and Dominion Navies, 1922-present 

A link to an external resource - a  comprehensive listing of the service details of men and women killed in RN and RM service; search by unit, force, surname, service number or month/year.




Looking for Ship's Log Boos?

The National Archive hold many log books, this link will take you to the relevant section -  How to find Royal Navy ships' log books




Looking for former shipmates or relatives, photographs of individuals, ships, or establishments, and all other enquiries

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