Judge Advocate General's Office: General Courts Martial Registers, Confirmed at Home

Reference:
WO 92
Title:
Judge Advocate General's Office: General Courts Martial Registers, Confirmed at Home
Description:

This series comprises registers from the Judge Advocate General's Office of general courts martial confirmed at home from the end of the eighteenth century. The first register also contains entries for the period 1666 to 1704. There are no registers for the period 1705 to 1805. The series includes some registers of both district and field general courts martial which were compiled in South Africa during the Boer War (pieces 8-10).

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, and cover trials of both officers and other ranks.

Date:
1666-1960
Related Material:
For an index to this series, covering the dates 1806 to 1833, see WO 93/1A
Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Legal status:
Public Record
Language:
English
Creator:
Judge Advocate Generals Office, 1660-1905
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:
10 volume(s)
Access conditions:
Subject to 30 year closure

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