Judge Advocate General's Office: District Courts Martial Registers, Home and Abroad

Reference:
WO 86
Title:
Judge Advocate General's Office: District Courts Martial Registers, Home and Abroad
Description:

This series comprises registers of district court martial at home and abroad from the Judge Advocate General's Office, from the institution of district courts martial in 1829. These district courts martial tried only non-commissioned officers and other ranks.

The registers of charges give, in tabulated form, the name, rank and regiment of each prisoner, place of trial, nature of the charge and sentence.

Date:
1829-1979
Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Legal status:
Public Record
Language:
English
Creator:
Judge Advocate Generals Office, 1660-1905
Lord Chancellor's Department, Office of the Judge Advocate General of the Forces, 1972-
Lord Chancellor's Office, Office of the Judge Advocate General of the Forces, 1948-1972
War Office, Judge Advocate Generals Office, 1905-1923
War Office, Office of the Judge Advocate General, 1923-1935
War Office, Office of the Judge Advocate General of the Forces, 1935-1948
Physical description:
124 volume(s)
Access conditions:
Subject to 30 year closure

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