War Office: Records of Officers' Services
|Title:||War Office: Records of Officers' Services|
This series comprises records of officers' services. The records give the different ranks held by the officer and his services, together with certain personal particulars. The dates listed for the series overlap and may not be reliable.
The series includes services of Royal Artillery officers, 1771 to 1870, and one volume of returns made in 1861 by officers of the Indian Army (Artillery).
PLEASE NOTE: Records within this series are available to download free of charge as part of the Digital Microfilm project.
|Note:||This series was worked upon as part of the Regiments Indexing Project, for which regimental names were added as index terms for the pre-1881 period. (June 2004.)|
Pieces 1-379 are arranged and grouped by regimental record office, with pieces 380-533 similarly arranged by units as brigaded in 1962. Pieces 534-554 are listed in order of regimental precedence.
For the main series of returns of services see WO 25
For First World War officers' services see WO 339
|Held by:||The National Archives, Kew|
|Legal status:||Public Record(s)|
War Department, 1855-1857
War Office, 1857-1964
|Physical description:||554 volume(s)|
|Access conditions:||Available in digital format and microform only|
|Immediate source of acquisition:||
This series was transferred from regimental record offices.
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