Introduction to Military Genealogy at Firing Line

Although we have a good reference library for Cavalry Regiments we deal primarily with soldiers who have served in:

  • 1st King’s Dragoon Guards
  • Queen’s Bays (2nd Dragoon Guards)
  • 1st The Queen’s Dragoon Guards
  • The 41st Regiment
  • The 69th Regiment
  • The Welsh Regiment
  • The Welch Regiment

Soldier Genealogy Search

What is the cost for research?

Research can be a time consuming process so there is a standard charge of £50 to cover costs.  This is non-refundable.

How to start the process

  • Download and complete our postal research form
  • Include any details that you currently hold on the soldier
  • Make a cheque out to “Firing Line Ltd”
  • Post the completed form and cheque to: Major Mark Evans, Curator, Firing Line, Cardiff Castle Museum of the Welsh Soldier, The Interpretation Centre, Cardiff Castle, Cardiff, CF10 3RB
  • Telephone Number: +44 (0) 29 20 78 83 69
  • email:


Research Document for Firing Line 2018