Catalogue descriptionWar Office: Meritorious Service Awards, Registers
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War Office: Meritorious Service Awards, Registers
This series comprises registers of candidates for, and recipients of, meritorious service medals and awards.
For the index to this series
The National Archives, Kew
War Department, 1855-1857
War Office, 1857-1964
30 bundles and volumes
Open unless otherwise stated
Series is accruing
Administrative / biographical background:
The Meritorious Service medal and gratuity were instituted by royal warrant of 19 December 1845, for award to warrant and non-commissioned officers above the rank of corporal who rendered distinguished or meritorious service.
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