Catalogue description War Office, predecessors and associated departments: Miscellaneous Papers

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Reference: WO 30
Title: War Office, predecessors and associated departments: Miscellaneous Papers

This series of miscellaneous papers deals with many aspects of the armed forces.

Subjects include: conditions of service, letters of attorney, reports on many different subjects, circulars and regulations, claims for losses, clothing, courts martial, and troop accommodation.

Many papers are on specific subjects, as disparate as the Chartist Riots, Chelsea Royal Hospital, the Holland Expedition of 1799, the Hong Kong Regiment, Ireland, the Military Knights of Windsor, Newfoundland, the Royal Artillery, the Tower of London and the Waterloo prize list.

Date: 1684-1951
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Board of General Officers, 1706-1855

Secretary-at-War, 1660-1855

War Department, 1855-1857

War Office, 1857-1964

Physical description: 147 volume(s)
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

From 1970 Ministry of Defence

Accruals: Series is accruing

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