King's Own Royal Regiment Museum

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Enquiries - Getting in Touch

Due to collections management work we regret that we are unable to respond to King's Own Royal Regiment enquiries as quickly as normal.  These will be held and answered in batches every couple of months.  We apologise for any inconvenience that this causes.

If you enquiry relates to a soldier who served prior to 1924 any official records which survive can be found at The National Archives at Kew, www.nationalarchives.gov.uk  They have soldier records which survived enemy action in the Second World War, and also things like medal index cards and medal rolls which are a good start to find information on soldiers. 

Enquiries for service records after 1924 should be directed to the Army Personnel Centre in Glasgow.

Information on the grave or memorial location of soldiers who died in the two World Wars can be found with the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.  http://www.cwgc.org

The Regimental Museum is located within the City Museum, Market Square, Lancaster.  From Tuesday 17th March 2020 the Museum will be closed until further notice due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

The enquiry service is free, however, donations are welcome.  By people making donations we are able to keep the enquiry service free.  The Museum is a registered charity, number 272109.

  The museum receives no funding from the Regiment, the Army or the Ministry of Defence.
 It is supported by Lancaster City Council
The museum is a registered charity, number 272109.

2019 Trustees of the King's Own Royal Regiment Museum