Helpful guides to Essex Regiment/Yeomanry research


With the passage of time many records will have been destroyed which means some detective work to progress your family history research.

A better understanding of existing records and life 100 years ago may help you in your quest.

Listed below are some guide pages that may help you in your family history search in relation to a member of the Essex Armed Services.

Click on the links to read the information.

Annual Army Lists

Army Organisation of manpower

Army Service Records

Army Regimental Numbers



Machine Guns


Military Nurses

Military Photo interpretation

Prisoners of War

Provisional Battalions & Home Service Territorial Divisions

Treatment of Wounded from Front Line to Blighty

War Diaries

War Graves in the UK