Admiralty: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve: Records of Service, First World War

ADM 337
Admiralty: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve: Records of Service, First World War

This series contains service of the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve (RNVR). The ratings' records are bound volumes of enrolment forms. The records give details of ships served in, period of service and remarks such as details of appearance and war gratuity eligibility.

Please Note: Digital copies of World War One service records belonging to those who served in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve can be searched and downloaded. This includes all pieces in the series other than those which are indices (ADM 337/100 and 109-116).


Records for ratings are arranged in service order within each War Fleet Service Division or miscellaneous unit.

Officers' records are arranged in volumes relating to executive officers, engineer officers, medical officers. chaplains and accountants, all indexed by a single series of cards.

Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Legal status:
Public Record
Board of Admiralty, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, 1903-1964
Physical description:
128 volume(s)
Access conditions:
Available in digital format unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:
Pieces 1-108 in 1999; Pieces 101-128 in 2000 Ministry of Defence
Series is accruing

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