Mil­i­tary school records ar­rive on web

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More than 27,000 mil­i­tary school records have been pub­lished on­line. Avail­able via find­my­past.co.uk, the Bri­tish Army School­child­ren and School­mas­ters col­lec­tion pro­vides de­tails of both stu­dents and staff at the Royal Mil­i­tary Asy­lum in Chelsea and the Royal Hiber­nian Mil­i­tary School in Dublin be­tween 1803-1932. As well as ba­sic in­for­ma­tion such as date of birth, the dataset can also re­veal phys­i­cal at­tributes such as height and weight.

The Royal Mil­i­tary Asy­lum in Chelsea opened as a school for the chil­dren of sol­diers in 1803

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