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MOD Oracle -  The UK's most comprehensive portal for military affairs and those in the military

Updated: 1 Jan 05

There are many websites dedicated to putting you in touch with those you went to school with, grew up with, worked with or fought/served with. A selection of these are included below, alphabetically. friendsreunited.com, which is now expanding its service beyond former schools to include former places of work. Basic registration is free, with a £5.00 annual fee to send and receive email. A separate page deals with researching the military past of individual servicemen and women.

Site Description Members Visit site
Armed Forces Friends Completely free access to all areas of the site after an initial registration. 85% of membership drawn drawn from the Army and RAF. Free registration. Many useful features. Lets you know who else is online and also has an easy-to-use message board. Established spring 2002.

13 000 click here
Biscuits Brown Biscuits Brown styles itself a light-hearted ex-Forces contact site with other 'witty' anecdotes and general niff-naff. Definitely a not-for-profit fun site. Search their database

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Been.At/Sandhurst An open list of contact details for alumni / former officer cadets of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. Small but free and easy to use.

< 100 click here
Comrades and Colleagues when last viewed the site claimed to have a database containing details of over 3 930 units [as of 10 Sep 02] from UK, Australia and New Zealand for you to register under. Registration of your details is free, membership enabling email and other services is £6.00 per annum. A limited company registered in England & Wales. [a]


click here


Comrades in Arms Reunited

"Get in touch with old services mates,free registration, global contacts. SECURE SITE - Keep the cameraderie alive." [a]

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This site is distinct from forcesreunited.co.uk which has been acquired by servicepals.com


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MOD Reunited

Managed by ex-servicemen, this entirely free resource puts serving and ex-Services personnel back in contact with past friends and colleagues. Includes confidential email system and automatic updates to your desktop.

claims to be the largest in the UK click here
MyOldMate.net The site is not specific to the military but its database is very straightforward and flexible to use, as you can search all records by name, home town, company (ie army) etc. FREE.

  click here
Old Oppos Full membership subject to £5 annual membership fee. [a]

  click here
ServicePals.com Royal British Legion supported site [a]

  click here
20th Century Comrades  is for all services but has a small database at present.

  click here
VImart.co.uk is a privately-run database-only site which contains over 7 500 contact details from across all the force   click here
UniformDating.com "For serving and former members of the uniformed services and armed forces, or for those looking for a date ‘in uniform’. "   click here

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