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World War 2 records

  • Libraries

World War 2 records at the Local Studies and Archives Centre

Archives and Local Studies will be temporarily closed for building and refurbishment work at Hendon Library between 3 April and 4 September 2017. Special arrangements are being made for access to historical council minutes and electoral registers.

 

List of personnel

  • Finchley
  • Hendon

Civilian war dead

At the end of the War, the Civilian War Dead 'Roll of Honour' was published by the War Graves Commission.

The following lists are in the Local Studies Centre collection.

  • Barnet, Finchley
  • Friern Barnet
  • Hendon

The name, address and age of the deceased and the date of the incident are shown. Civilian War Dead and Armed Forces 'Rolls of Honour' for both World Wars can be searched on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.

The Local Studies and Archives Centre does not hold military service records.

Bomb incidents

Hendon

Incident Log 1940 - 1945.

Incidents are listed in order of date and the location, number of fatalities and injured and extent of damage are shown.

Finchley

  • incident reports and map 1940 - 1945
  • Incident Log 1940 - 1945

The incidents are listed in order of date and include the location.

Barnet

Incident reports and map 1940 - 1945.

Military service

Hendon electoral registers

  • 1918 and 1919 absent voters (includes service names and numbers)
  • October 1927 absent voters (includes service names and numbers)
  • February 1946 supplement / service
  • October 1946 and October 1947 - name and type of service

Finchley electoral registers

October 1946 and October 1947 - name and type of service.

War memorials

A list of memorials is available from the Imperial War Museum.

Contacts

  • Local Studies Centre
  • Hendon Library, The Burroughs, London NW4 4BQ
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  • Tel: 020 8359 3960
  • Email: library.archives@barnet.gov.uk

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