Catalogue description War Office: Roll of Honour, Second World War

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Details of WO 304
Reference: WO 304
Title: War Office: Roll of Honour, Second World War
Description:

The Roll of Honour is a list of Army servicemen and servicewomen who died in the Second World War, 1939-1945. The list gives details of rank, regiment, place of birth and domicile (by town, county or country) and theatre or country where the fatal wound was sustained or death occurred. At the present time it is not known which section produced the records.

The information is in coded form. WO 304/1 is a key to the codes

Date: 1947
Arrangement:

The Roll of Honour is arranged in two parts: pieces 2-21 arranged by regimental code, pieces 22-41 by surname in alphabetical order.

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 41 papers
Publication note:

A searchable cd-rom 'Soldiers Died 1914-19' of the individuals named in these records is available at Kew.

Unpublished finding aids:

A duplicate copy of the key to the codes may be found in the reading rooms at The National Archives, Kews.

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