Useful Web Pages and Links

In the future development of the web site it is planned to have a web page dedicated to useful links and resources for members to aid them in their research. As a start a few have been placed below, if anyone has any other they would like to share then please email me at newscontent74@omrs.org and i will add them in here for the benefit of all.

 

go here for information on the Anglo Boer War 1899 - 1902 and other South African conflicts in the period 1779-1906, also has a forum for discussion of the many aspects of these conflicts.

https://angloboerwar.com/

 

Society for Army Historical Research 

https://www.sahr.org.uk/view-book-list-contributor.php?sid=43538769ceaeaaf3b9481ae7d9a50259&entryid=1000040&titleid=1004

 

Medals: campaigns, descriptions and eligibility

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/medals-campaigns-descriptions-and-eligibility

 

The London Gazette which explains the order of wear for medals and decorations

https://www.thegazette.co.uk/all-notices/content/103440

 

From the National Archives website -  British military campaign and service medals

https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/research-guides/british-military-campaign-and-service-medals/