May 26, 2021

Forces War Records Joins the Ancestry Family

The following announcement was written by Forces War Records:

The leading family history website Ancestry has announced that it is acquiring UK military records website Forces War Records.

Clever Digit Media, which operates the UK military records website Forces War Records, are delighted to announce that our business and websites and have been purchased by UK Limited.

Ancestry, which holds over 27 billion family history records from 80 countries, knows how crucial it is to connect with the military heroes in our family trees, so we can preserve their stories and honour their sacrifices. From regimental databases to medal rolls and from POW records to casualty lists, military records hold rich and important information about our ancestors. That is why we are pleased to announce that Ancestry has acquired Forces War Records.

Since it was founded in 2010, Forces War Records has transcribed over 26 million Commonwealth military service records and has been connecting its users with these wartime stories. Ancestry is excited to help expand the product and bring these collections to new customers worldwide.

We are looking forward to the future with great excitement and enthusiasm as our business has much to benefit from the involvement of Ancestry, and we believe that Forces War Records in return adds an authoritative and specialist brand to the Ancestry family, offering even more resources, tools and records to empower customers on their journeys of personal discovery.

Are you looking for the war heroes in your family?

Do you know enough about your ancestors and their military past?

Why not log on to Forces War Records and search our vast collection of records to find out more – there could be a war hero in your family just waiting to be discovered, and remembered…