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RAH Research can offer genealogists, medal collectors etc a service to research servicemen’s records and regimental histories for information about their service. Over the years, we have visited local and national record offices, national libraries and regimental museums for information for research purposes. We also possess a wide range of Regimental Histories and are particularly strong in Volumes on both the First and Second World Wars. (see the bottem of the page for a list of some of these volumes.) All research enquiries will be quoted for on a one to one basis.

RAH Research has a database containing the names and whereabouts of over 25000 photographs of First World War soldiers. It is possible your ancestor or the original recipient of a medal owned by yourselves is included on this database.

Please complete the enquiry form listing all your available information that you hold to find out if this is so. Should RAH Research confirm this we will be happy to receive an order to search for and provide a copy.

Please allow 28 days from receipt of an order for delivery.

Photographs will be  priced at £5.00 per copy plus P&P of £1.95.  Please note that certain of these photographs are from newspapers and that quality of results will vary.

 Local newspapers researched include the Staffordshire Weekly Sentinel, Staffordshire Advertiser, Burton Daily Mail, Midlands Advertiser, Midlands Chronicle, Uttoxeter Advertiser, Cheadle & Tean Times, Cheadle Herald, Walsall Observor, Walsall Pioneer, Lichfield Mercury etc.

The Regimental War Diaries of both the North & South Staffordshire Regiments were used during the production of the notes. The China Dragon and Staffordshire Knot Regimental Magazines were also examined for information.

Doing a WW1 research project?

RAH Research can access the following volumes for you. The 36th Div.; the 92nd Bde. (10th-13th Bns.E.Yorks.Rgt.); 103rd Bde. (24th-27th Bns.Nor.Fus.); 110th Bde. (6th-9th Bns.Leics.Rgt.); 143rd Bde. (5th-8th Bns.R.Warks.Rgt.

Regimental Histories for The 4th & 7th Dragoon Guards, 12th Lancers, Irish Guards, Royal Scots, Royal Fusiliers, S.W.B., K.S.L.I., D.C.L.I., and Royal Irish Fusiliers are available. Further battalions histories are available for the Honourable Artillery Company, 8th,9th,13th,14th & 15th London Rgt., 2nd & 3rd Monmouthshire Rgt., and Cheshire Yeomanry. Also 45th Bn.Canadian Expeditionary Force; 14th Australian Light Horse and 14th & 57th Battalions, Australian Imperial Forces.

Many of these personnel have photographs which can be accessed. If you are carrying out research for the Great War period RAH Research may be able to locate an image for you, go to the contact page to find out if we can help you.