Resources

Archives and Family Research

Unfortunately the Museum does not hold any archives or soldiers records, so we are unable to help with family research. However, you can find details of where to go…

Our Archives

The Museum does not hold any archives or soldiers records. We are therefore unable to assist with academic or family history research involving regimental records or personal service records.

Regimental Archives

Only the Scots Guards hold their own archives

Telephone 020 7414 3419
or please write to:
The Regimental Archivist
Regimental Headquarters
Scots Guards
Wellington Barracks
Birdcage Walk
London SW1E 6HQ

The archives for the Grenadier, Coldstream, Irish and Welsh Guards are held at the Army Personnel Centre, including First World War records.

The address is
Army Personnel Centre
MS Support Unit, P&D Branch
Historical Disclosures MP555
Kentigern House
65 Brown Street
Glasgow G2 8EX

Family research and service records

This guide gives general information on locating military records.

For Service records please contact the addresses given above.

These commercial websites may also be useful (charges may apply):
ancestry.co.uk
findmypast.co.uk
livesofthefirstworldwar.iwm.org.uk
nationalarchives.gov.uk