Military school records arrive on web
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