Some died in-service . . . many just fade away
From time to time on here are enquirers who seek to trace service people
who have vanished beyond all normal contacts. It is always possible that
old Forces friends have actualy died in service.
The Government (BR) maintains a Roll of Honour as part of its service to
This link should get you to the enquiry page: http://veterans.mod.uk/index.phpTHE ROLL OF HONOUR
The online Roll of Honour contains the names of members of the Armed Forces who
died in military service, on or after 1 January 1948 (and Palestine 1945-47), who are
commemorated on the official single service rolls of honour.
To search the database please enter either the surname and forenames, or initials
(if known), or the Service number. When you have found the person you are looking
for you will be given an option to print a certificate that will contain details of their
Service in the Armed Forces.
The Roll of Honour is updated upto 4 times a year and currently provides information
on those who died in military service more than two years ago. Limited entries are
present for those who died more than one but less than two years ago. If you have
an enquiry which relates to the Armed Forces Memorial Roll of Honour please contact ushttps://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/veterans-UK
Service: Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, Army
Usually having only the Surname is enough to start a search and find the deceased service person.