For those who served in the Royal Navy or Royal Air Force, applications can be made to the Ministry of Defence as above.For those who served with the Australian Armed Forces, a very good and informative website is available at: gov.au/The Australians (in my humble opinion) lead the field in this respect, as many of the service records are now available, free at the point of use, on the internet.The key question was whether a Germany that remained bounded to the east by the Oder-Neisse Line could act as a 'united Germany' in signing the peace treaty without qualification.
Established shortly after the Great War to manage and maintain the British War Cemeteries, the C. It is the only national organisation that represents, supports and promotes the regimental and corps museums of the British Army. This site has some of the digitised collections available in partnership with the National Archives, including: British Army Service Records 1914 – 1920 (WO363); British Army Pension Records 1914 – 1920; British Army First World War Medal Index Cards 1914 – 1920; U.
As an independent private charity it relies entirely on its own resources and the generosity of others to fund its work. Museum has two locations, one in London and the other at Cosford in Shropshire.
Household Cavalry service records (1799-1920) WO/400 contains service records of non-commissioned officers and other ranks that served in the Household Cavalry regiments (Life Guards and Royal Horse Guards)Medal Cards (1914 – 1920) WO/372 is the collection of the First World War Army medal cards in respect of a soldier who received a gallantry medal and/or campaign medal. If deceased, relatives can request the record with proof that they are the surviving next of kin, and upon payment of a fee of £30.
Information is often limited to what medals a soldier was entitled to and when they were awarded. For further information see: The British Library is located at St. It contains the records of the former India Office, including the service records of some British officers who served in the British Indian Army. Royal Naval Reserve Service Records Index 1860 – 1955; U. Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Service Records Index 1903 – 1922; U.
Other negotiations between the GDR and FRG and the four occupying powers produced the so-called "Two Plus Four Treaty" (Treaty on the Final Settlement with Respect to Germany) granting full sovereignty to a unified German state, whose two parts were previously bound by a number of limitations stemming from their post-World War II status as occupied regions.
The 1945 Potsdam Agreement had specified that a full peace treaty concluding World War II, including the exact delimitation of Germany's postwar boundaries, required to be "accepted by the Government of Germany when a government adequate for the purpose is established." The Federal Republic had always maintained that no such government could be said to have been established until East and West Germany had been united within a free democratic state; but in 1990 a range of opinions continued to be maintained over whether a unified West Germany, East Germany and Berlin could be said to represent 'Germany as a whole' for this purpose.
A selection of museums include: Royal Artillery: uk Royal Engineers: uk Royal Signals: uk I have to mention the Kohima Museum in York, of which I am a Trustee, as it is the only museum in the U. focusing on a specific battle and campaign; see: R.
) was the process in 1990 in which the German Democratic Republic (GDR (German: DDR)/East Germany) became part of the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG (German: BRD)/West Germany) to form the reunited nation of Germany, and when Berlin reunited into a single city, as provided by its then Grundgesetz constitution Article 23.
Individual Regimental Centres are very keen to help if they can, but locating an individual person is very difficult. They commence prior to The Great War, but the building in London in which they were housed was badly damaged by fire after a bombing raid in 1940, and only about 30% of those pre-dating 1940 survived. Ancestry also offer a service called their ‘family tree resource.