Privacy Policy

When you apply for a deceased person's military record you will be asked for a range of information, including your name and contact details, the name of your subject, their date of birth, and further information to help identify their records.

Information you enter will be held temporarily and securely in line with our cookie policy. We do this so you can progress through and complete your application. At the end of the process this information will be used to create an email request to the MOD Disclosure Branch. The cookies holding your information, and any uploaded documents, will be removed from your computer at the end of the process.

If you don't complete the process to submit your application, this information may be retained in files on your computer. You can clear this cookie data in the normal way, via browser settings or by searching for "clearing cookie data" for a method specific to your browser.

The personal data that you have provided in this form will be used only for the purposes of processing your request for information by the relevant branch of MOD; this form will be retained for a minimum of 2 years and then destroyed.

By signing this form you are confirming that you understand the above and that you agree that your personal data can be used as stated. We recommend that you read the MOD's Personal Information Charter and the MOD's Privacy Notice in full as they provide more detail on how we manage personal data.