War Office: Meritorious Service Awards, Registers
|Title:||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 WO 372
|Held by:||The National Archives, Kew|
|Legal status:||Public Record(s)|
War Department, 1855-1857
War Office, 1857-1964
|Physical description:||10 bundles and volumes|
|Access conditions:||Available in microform only unless otherwise stated|
|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.