The list is the result of some 20 years co-operation between Don Kindell, a US-based researcher and the Naval Historical Department at the United Kingdom's Ministry of Defence.
Website: Index War memorial for ranks and ratings of the Royal Navy from the city of Plymouth and Australia, South Africa, Newfoundland, India, Pakistan, Ceylon, Fiji, Gold Coast, Hong Kong, Kenya, Malaya, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Burma who were lost at sea in 1914-1918 and in 1939-1945.
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) holds a register of the death of every member of the Armed Forces (Army, Navy, Air Force, Merchant Navy) and Civilians from the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand and South Africa who died in the Great War of 1914-1918.
Go to our information page about the CWGC, how to link to the “Debt of Honour” register with its list of names, grave or commemoration locations, cemeteries and memorials, together with an explanation of the sort of information you will be able to find: The Commonwealth War Graves Commission A full list online of Royal Navy casualties by name and date or ship.
The dates covered for casualties are from and including 4 August 1914 to 11 November 1918.
Casualties killed after the end of the war until 26 September 1919 are also included in the listing.
The War Graves Roll, the registers of killed and wounded and the card index of officers killed are available to view free at the National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
For the catalogue references go to: Website: The Roll is also available to view on the following website (records can be viewed by subscription or pay as you go credits): Website: Royal Navy and Royal Marine War Graves Roll 1914-1919 The Roll is available to view on the following family history website (records can be viewed by subscription).
In most cases the records are available to view for free online.This particular compilation has been corrected and revised from previous listings of Royal Naval Division casualties.Website: Royal Naval Division Casualties of The Great War 1914-1924 A list of over 660,000 British soldiers (Other Ranks) who died during the Great War was compiled by the War Office and published by His Majesty's Stationery Office (HMSO) in 1921. The dates covered for casualties are from and including 4 August 1914 to 11 November 1918.Website: Ireland, Casualties of World War 1 Website: Memorial Record of World War 1 Website: Memorial Records 1914-18 A Roll of Honour may exist for a particular military unit and might have been published in a unit history.There may be a mention of the individual you are searching for in a locally, privately produced Roll of Honour for the company he worked for, the school he went to, the football or cricket team he played for, the town he lived in or the church where attended.Casualties killed after the end of the war until 25 March 1921 are also included in the listing.A list of over 41,000 officers who died in the Great War was published in one volume in 1919.Those villages whose men all returned safely and which do not, therefore, have a memorial are known as the “Thankful Villages”.War memorials vary in shape and size, they may be official or privately funded, some have fallen into disrepair, but many are carefully looked after.These may take the form of official and private rolls of honour compiled after the First World War. These might be a war memorial for a town or village or lists of names as rolls of honour dedicated to the men of a particular workplace, church, sports club, school or and so on.There may also be other ways to follow up a Serviceman or woman's death by looking for a death certificate, local newspaper report, a will, a Service Record, and a record of medals awarded.