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Royal Marines 1880's service records
« on: Wednesday 24 February 21 10:22 GMT (UK) »
Hi all,
I'm a member of both Ancestry and FindMyPast but am struggling to find Royal Marines service records on either sites ?  I find the RN easily but not the RM, can somebody give me a pointer please ?
thanks Peter

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Re: Royal Marines 1880's service records
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 24 February 21 10:56 GMT (UK) »
National Archives - the RM service records in ADM 159 are free to search, view and download ...
https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/research-guides/royal-marines-service-records-1842-1925/

Ancestry has only an index to the above ADM 159 records.

FindMyPast has some RM pension records ...
https://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-world-Records/british-royal-navy-and-royal-marines-service-and-pension-records-1704-1919

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Re: Royal Marines 1880's service records
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 24 February 21 13:02 GMT (UK) »
Thanks for the link. :)