Archive Resources

The Highlanders’ Museum does not hold personal service records of individual soldiers.
Service Records can be sought from one of the following authorities:

Pre 1921 Records

Unfortunately, up to 70% of soldiers service records were destroyed during the Blitz of World War Two. Those that did survive are available from:

The National Archives,
Ruskin Avenue
Tel: 020 8876 3444
They can also be accessed through

Post 1921 Records

Army Personnel Centre
Historic Disclosures,
Mailpoint 400 Kentigern House
65 Brown Street
G2 8EX
Tel: 0845 600 9663

The forms needed to do this can be accessed here.

If you know the soldier concerned was killed in action contact the Commonwealth Graves Commission


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The Collection

Our Collection is one the largest regimental display outside London. Founded over 60 years ago, the Museum houses more than 50,000 objects.


The archive at The Highlanders’ Museum (Queen’s Own Highlanders Collection)  covers six British regiments & our allied regiments from overseas. 

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