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Research

Last updated: 3 August 2016

The National Army Museum’s study collection reflects the rich history and traditions of the British Army. Advice on carrying out genealogical research and curatorial assistance in identifying and interpreting military artefacts is also available.

Inventory Search

Inventory Search

The online inventory enables researchers to find out what the Museum holds. The inventory currently contains records for over 100,000 objects and over 40,000 books.

Search our Online Inventory

Irish Soldiers' Records

Irish Soldiers' Records

Five Irish regiments of the British Army were disbanded following the establishment of the independent Irish Free State in 1922. Search their enlistment books for records of soldiers serving in 1920-22.

Search the Irish Soldiers' Records

Templer Study Centre

Templer Study Centre

The Templer Study Centre offers visitors an unrivalled opportunity to explore in depth the campaigns, personalities and social history of the British Army.

Find out more about the Templer Study Centre

Family History

Family History

Our Family History page features a wide range of information for family historians or anyone researching the military career of a friend or relative.

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Research Enquiries

Research Enquiries

If you have a question about our Collection or would like to request access to a particular object, find out where to direct your enquiry.

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Famous Units

Famous Units

Some of the most famous units in British Army history. Each entry provides a brief introduction, some fascinating facts and links for further research.

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Information & Enquiries

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